Mathieu Lehanneur has created a lamp made of glass, called Cloudy, has the irregularity of shape and opacity of the glass. The lamp is built of steel moulds, which have given it an almost magical lightness, a glass cloud floating in the air. Read More…
New York based Studio Lindsey Adelman has created the catch pendant light made of class blown straight into water-jet brass links. The two shapes fuses as the glass slumps naturally with gravity. Glass bubbles are taken and suspended into pendant metalique links which form an irregularly shaped lamp.
Lighting specialists Artemide and fashion brand ISSEY MIYAKE are proud to announce their participation at
Clerkenwell Design Week this May. Situated in the prime location of the Farmiloe Building’s main window on St Johns Street, Artemide and ISSEY MIYAKE will curate a spectacular installation of the IN-EI light range, a collection of lights born from a collaboration marrying Artemide’s lighting expertise and Issey Miyake and his Reality Lab.’s innovative approach to material and design.
“IN-EI” is Japanese for “shadow, shadiness, nuance”. Each lampshade is created using 2 or 3D geometric principals, where light and shade harmoniously alternate. Miyake’s unique folding technology creates both statuesque forms as well as sufficient solidity. The structure of the recycled material, together with an additional surface treatment allows these shades to perfectly keep their shape without the need for internal frame, and to be reshaped when needed. Read More…
On occasion of the 52nd edition of the Salone del Mobile, Joost van Bleiswijk launched his new Construction Lamps collection for the renowned Dutch design label Moooi.
The Construction Lamps were presented at Moooi’s Milan exhibition: find your way home to Moooi’s ”unexpected welcome” and were accompanied by the current and new collection by, among others, Marcel Wanders, Studio Job and Nika Zupanc, shown in a setting of iconic, rich and colourfully dressed living quarters.
The lamps are inspired by metal factory constructions, electricity poles, and constructive elements.
This collection, like other designs from Joost, originate from his inventiveness and curiosity combined with expert skills and industrial tools.
The Construction Lamps are available in matt black and white combined with wood.
Acclaimed lighting designer Sharon Marston will be presenting a range of specially selected designs at the new and exciting INTERIORS LDN next month.
Sharon Marston is a London based lighting designer renowned for her sculptural use of fibre optics. Materials, craftsmanship and techniques are cleverly interwoven into her light features in surprising innovative ways. As a result, her work has a fluidity, drama and sculptural quality that clearly sets it apart from other contemporary light designs. The spectacular Flight, Amber, Morelle, Dujardin, Diore and Cluster are the six chosen designs to illuminate Marston’s stand at INTERIORS LDN. Read More…
David Trubridge always intellectualized his design, the symbolic behind this pendant light design is the heaviness a bag enlighten by the knowledge hence the name, Basket of Knowledge.
David Trubrige’s words about what inspired him;
They hold the knowledge of the natural world (Kete Arounui), the spiritual world (Kete Tuaatea), and our rational world (Kete Tuauri). The knowledge needs to be in balance for us to live harmoniously on Earth.
Argent pendant light by Terzani is a magical lamp that reflects light irregular bright reflection the walls thanks to the small silver coins. The pendant light seems to float like a bright cloud that disperses in the air.
Fiet is an interactive light sculpture that visualizes the emotional impact of movement. The object is built out of hundreds of cones which emphasize the motion of the surface. The points of the cones move closer to each other or expand when the skin is moving. All this happens by the influence of sounds surrounding the object. You will see the sculpture become stressed when there is a sudden noise, but when it ’s quiet and peaceful it will move in a comfortable manner. It ’s like a living organism that interacts with its environment.
Chilean architecture studio, Gt2p is coming up with ‘Vilu,’ al light collection design for DHP brand. With this new design Gt2p brings together old and new, digital techniques and craftmanship, to form this new collection. Read More…
Channels released a new collection of lights handcrafted in wood added to the Finnieston Collection The collection now includes the Finnieston Wall Lamp, Finnieston Bookcase and Tripod Tables. The very original bookcases’ shelf extends beyond limits of the perpendicular mounts.
The Hypotic Chandelier by Koket is made of polished brass and black glass that makes the luxury and glamour of a black & gold theme. These materials were used a lot in the forties for the art deco. This lamp is a reminiscence of that time but with the touch of but with touches of contemporary modernity.
London lighting designer Sharon Marston, renowned for her sculptural use of fibre optics, has created two spectacular chandeliers for the touring exhibition Designing 007: Fifty Years of James Bond Style, which opens in Shanghai on March 28.
A bespoke piece, entitled Laelia, was commissioned by exhibition designer Ab Rogers Design and is installed in the casino section of the James Bond exhibition. The chandelier took more than eight weeks to make and comprises 4000 clear glass pieces, each hand blown to Marston’s specifications
and assembled on 4000 strands of meandering ultra-fine fibre optic filaments in Marston’s studio.
Unique sensuous lights by Jiangmei Wu’s illuminate a room through amazingly complex and original forms that reinvent the role of lighting in interior design.By using original origami folding compositions developed by Wu, each light shade can be unfolded into flat pieces of paper. Each lights is made of pieces of digitally-cut and hand-folded high quality paper, illuminated by a custom LED light, providing a soft ambience that highlights the intricacy and the mathematical complexity of the piece. Once folded, the paper structures are self-supportive and don’t require additional materials to hold them up. Aesthetic and practical, art and science, Wu’s works are unique in their feeling, thought, and craftsmanship.
Making the ordinary extraordinary is the mission of Dutch designer Robert Bronwasser (1968). His charismatic vision has led to innovative designs that area self-evident combination of form and function. Connecting the functional essence of every day products to a new kind of industrial clarity. Recognisable, pleasurable and tangible. During the 52nd Salone del Mobile in Milan Bronwasser will show his latest work at Ventura Lambrate 2013.
If you want to experience the sparkle design can bring, a visit to Bronwassers exposition in Milan is a must-do. His inspiring vision on industrial design and material use will certainly stir things up. Rethinking everyday products he upcycles their use, form and aesthetics to an extraordinary next gen cool.
‘Etch’ created by designer Tom Dixon is a multifaceted pendant lamps made of digitally etched brass sheets. The light-shade creates patterns that are reflected on the walls when it is lit.
KŌH Concepts announced today the global launch of its first home design product, the KŌH Lamp. With its warm glow, flexible usage and creative design, the KŌH Lamp is a mood setter, space saver and conversation starter. The KŌH Lamp, offered in eight shades, is all that is needed to transform workspaces and living areas.
The concept of the KŌH Lamp was inspired during a trip to a village in Africa. Each night the villagers would gather around the campfire to discuss their days. To set the mood, they would place light bulbs inside coloured canisters to create complementary lighting. Paired together with the warm glow of the fire, this created a soothing backdrop for friends and family to come together and catch up.
Katja Pettersson’s latest designs, the Sausage and the Bubble Gum Lamp were featured in the ‘’Glass Elephant’’ exhibition, Stockholm Design Week’s signature exhibition which ran from 5-9 February. The exhibition explores the properties of glass as a material and muse, and tells a story about the meeting of contrasts.
The Sausage and the Bubble Gum Lamp are based on basic assumptions we all have. ‘’Social agreements and information that we take in by our senses. But can you sense a taste by seeing a form?’’ Katja asked herself.