TARESA SAPEY: CREATING EMOTIONAL SPACES

ILMEX Special Design Edition

ILMEX Illumination has steadily increased its range of products and services, to the point where we can now offer a competitive integrated solution for decoration and lighting projects for interiors and exteriors. With the Special Design Edition project we take another step forward working with the leading international designersfrom various different fields — fashion, architecture, interior design and graphics design — have given us their vision of contemporary decorative lighting.

ILMEX Illumination - Teresa Sapey

Teresa Sapey has been a member of RIBA ( Royal Institute of British Architects) since 1999. Sapey divides her professional life between practice and teaching. She has worked with La Villette Architecture Faculty in Paris and teaches a master’s course in home design at the Domus Academy in Milan. She is also a plastic-arts research professor at Camilo José Cela University in Madrid, and also at ETSAM, where she teaches a master’s course in interior design.

ILMEX Illumination - Teresa Sapey

Each lighting motif combines freely three colours creating in the street sequence a practically infinite variation.

ILMEX Illumination - Teresa Sapey

ILMEX Illumination - Teresa Sapey

ILMEX Illumination - Teresa Sapey

The lighting motifs are conceived to decorate street lanterns or interiors. The motifs can be realised with a maximum of colour variation or a reduced and determined number.

ILMEX Illumination - Teresa Sapey

ILMEX Illumination - Teresa Sapey

ILMEX Illumination - Teresa Sapey

ILMEX Illumination - Teresa Sapey

ILMEX Illumination - Teresa Sapey

The tree is decorated with a series of geometric flowers of altering size and coloration. The choice of colours is free.

ILMEX Illumination - Teresa Sapey

ILMEX Illumination - Teresa Sapey

 

In 2004/05 Teresa Sapey completed the project for Hotel Puerta de América, where she designed the car park. In 2005 she won the competition organised by Madrid City Council to renovate the public car park in Plaza Vázquez de Mella. Her projects for international fashion firms include Custo Barcelona stores (in Madrid, Milan, Paris, Las Vegas and Kuwait), and new shops for Mandarina Duck. Her work is regularly published in the Spanish and international media.