So all hail milliner Piers Atkinson, who has upped the ante on his rag-trade rivals by incorporating, er, cold cathode tubes. Once you get used to the low-level buzz and weight of the control gear, you’d barely know you had a hat on.
For the last few years, fashion designers have made merry with the LED, incorporating the portable light source into everything from trainers to wedding dresses
The European Commission has reclassified works by famed light artist Dan Flavin as ‘light fittings’ and not ‘art’ meaning that galleries and auction houses who handle his work will have to pay VAT at 20 per cent and not at the artwork rate of 5 per cent.
NO 7: THE SPECTROMETER
To Fagerhult’s excellent Light studio in southwark, where Batwing is regaled with tales of future light sources by Dr Janos Veres, the chief technology officer of Polyphotonix.