lighting

Euroluce Mian 2015 part 2

Euroluce Mian 2015 part 2 by John Bechini and Fiona Venn DCW Editions Paris – Here Comes the Sun, Designed by Bertrand Balas in the spring of 1969, the Here Comes the Sun hanging lamp takes on a magical quality once illuminated. Darkness loses its rawness and metamorphoses into something reassuring. Here Comes the Sun is available in combinations...

Landscape Enchantment

As a celebrated light art installation artist, Ingo Bracke challenges our perception and spatial experiences through the creative application of light. The stunning Kiefersfelden Canyon in the Upper Bavarian Alps sets the scene for his latest large scale light installation ‘Landscape Enchantment’.is an immersive light installation which references childhood fairy-tale stories. Using theatrical lighting techniques, Ingo creates scenes using...

mathematical illustrations and optical illusions

The design of the wooden frame was inspired by the mathematical illustrations and optical illusions by M.C.Escher, Oscar Reuterswärd and their likes, hence the name MCE Lamp. Of course this ”impossible” frame is nothing but possible and it’s sturdy construction allows the big glass bowl to rest safely. The glass bowl is blown in three different sizes as the frame and the generous bowl elegantly...

irregular light and form

Abel an industrial designer whom lives in Santiago, Chile, South America shares his “New edition terracotta lamp” with us... The lamp was born from experimentation together with Chilean artisans who work with ancestral craftsmanship creating contemporary objects employing traditional techniques. The main objective is to create a play of light and shade with its irregular edges in order to illuminate different types of space. One can use the process...

‘Shadows’

Designed by urban lighting duo Dan Yeffet and Lucie Koldova, the Brokis Shadows pendant lighting collection is manufactured by high end Czech lighting brand Brokis. Yeffet & Koldova’s latest collection of simple glass pendant lights aptly named ‘Shadows’ casts the perfect diffused light. There are 5 unique shade designs in semi-translucent black, semi-translucent white, and frost white. The Shadows pendants feature solid oak wood necks in natural...

Italians do it better …. viabizzuno

IP20 rated suspension light fitting for interior use, made of my bianco, nero royal, copper bronze painted aluminum. available in three diameters: 100mm, 80mm and 60mm. it consists of a splayed cylindrical body and cylindrical transparent pyrex glass. the glass closure is made of a reflective cone that generates indirect light. the wall mounting consists of a special rose with l. 655mm rod. for each...

“IN-EI” range by Issey Miyake

Iconic lighting brand Artemide with Issey Miyakes' design lab have arrived at the creation of a revolutionary range of lighting that beautifully encapsulates Miyake’s characteristically innovative approach to materials and design. Issey Miyake’s artistic vision, applied via a new three-dimensional mathematical process, fuses the Japanese tradition of light with Miyake’s unique ability to translate tradition into modernity - a landscape from which arrange of freestanding, table...

Copper industrial Design …. the next big thing

Last week at DesignEx Melbourne I came across Copper Industrial design founded by multi award winning Industrial Designers Edward Linacre and Viktor Legin. Copper is a Melbourne based product development consultancy and studio servicing clients from medical to home-wares industries, as well as offering a range of furniture, lighting and custom interior solutions and for residential and commercial markets. Viewed as one of Australia’s” freshest...

bluarch nightclubs: these are a few of my favourite things

New York based and multi-award winning bluarch architecture + interiors + lighting was founded in 2004 by Antonio di Oronzo. Known for both their architecture and interiors, I want to take a minute to look at the fabulous nightclubs and lounges they have created across the U.S. because they are most definitely among some of my favourite things. What sets the nightclubs and lounges of...

Ash Allen sustainable design

As a child Ash Allen furniture designer used to put glass marbles in the fire and then quickly dunk them in water to watch them shatter within. He applied this same process to recycled champagne bottles. Thicker than standard wine and beer bottles, these bottles hold together well after cracking. A cylindrical sleeve made from recycled cork crumb, completes the pendant light.Each uniquely different, these...