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Manfred Kielnhofer
Light Guards at the Festival of Lights


The Festival of Lights is one of the largest illumination festivals in the world. Every year for twelve days in October, Berlin’s world-famous landmarks and monuments are dressed in spectacular light. German and international artists and lighting designers present extraordinary illuminations, light art and creative designs. The festival is accompanied by numerous cultural events, all […]


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stellavie
Various Shades & Surfaces


stellavie is a small german design bureau and manufacturer from Hamburg, Germany, that has found its niche in cleverly sampling from a multitude of directions: graphic design/art direction, understanding of materials, modern production techniques and interior/lighting design. A place where various ideas start walking and talking! With an obsessive love for details and surprising ideas […]


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Sergio Mannino Studio
ooo! Lamp


Lamp ooo! is the first collaboration between italian architect Sergio Mannino and dutch designer Jan Habraken. Sergio Mannino started his career in italy with a crossbreed between art and architecture. With praise by late Ettore Sottsass, Mannino created his first furniture concepts at the Postdesign-Memphis gallery in Milan. After few years of being the principal […]


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TOKENnyc
Lemp Pendants 2


The most recent offering in the TOKENnyc lighting collection, the Lemp Pendants, are inspired by the shape of Russian stacking dolls and citrus fruit. The surface treatment is a nod to architect Carlo Scarpa’s 1940s glass designs produced by Venini, while their names, Corsica, Diamante and Bajoura, are drawn from citron varieties. These pendants are […]


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TOKENnyc
Lemp Pendants 1


The most recent offering in the TOKENnyc lighting collection, the Lemp Pendants, are inspired by the shape of Russian stacking dolls and citrus fruit. The surface treatment is a nod to architect Carlo Scarpa’s 1940s glass designs produced by Venini, while their names, Verna, Lisbon and Meyer, are drawn from lemon varieties. These pendants are […]


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Sergio Mannino Studio
Luminitsa Lamp


The latest colorful creation by Sergio Mannino Studio is a festive chandelier crafted from lacquered wood, fabric panels, and textile cable. A crisp linear frame -suggesting both movement and containment- is brilliantly illuminated by 2 bare bulbs. It reflects light while supporting the chandelier’s elemental interplay. The bulbs are suspended along a vector by whimsical […]


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HASSELL
Waxlamp


A light fitting designed by HASSELL, made entirely of beeswax and wick, has been awarded first prize in the 2011 Lightcycle competition. Organised by architectural lighting firm Electrolight as part of July’s State of Design Festival in Melbourne, the competition asked designers to explore principles of environmental sustainability in their creation of a light fixture […]


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TOKENnyc
Bell Kelp Etched Pendant


A variation of the standard Bell Kelp Pendant design, the Bell Kelp Etched Pendant retains the same elegance of mid-century Danish and Italian glass and turn of the century art nouveau influences, but goes one step further. Partially recycled glass is hand-blown, then carefully hand-etched with diamond abrasive tools for a frosted, nearly opaque finish. […]


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Arik Levy
Well Of Life


In many traditions and in everyday life Light is Life…. I wanted to combine this idea with the story of catching the light in a water bucket, from which I got the inspiration for the Well. Arik Levy, who already experimented working with ceramic, sees this material as both magical and very primitive. The material’s […]


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TOKENnyc
Bell Kelp Pendant


The Bell Kelp Pendant is inspired by the turn of the century art nouveau movement, yet embodies the elegance of mid-century Danish and Italian glass design. The pendants are hand-blown from partially recycled colored glass and finished with an antiqued gilding process. The Bell Kelp Pendant emits a warm, hypnotic amber glow that completes the […]


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Form Us With Love
Work Lamp LJ


Form Us With Love has designed an interactive installation of 91 linked 24 carat gold covered Work Lamps creating a massive Light Jockey instrument. The installation was uncovered June 18 at Design House Stockholm’s opening of their OPEN concept in Boda, Sweden. FORM US WITH LOVE for DESIGN HOUSE STOCKHOLM OPEN from FORM US WITH […]


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COEN! design agency
Red Wire


Red Wire is a sculpture, designed for the city of Eindhoven. COEN! designed this piece of art for ‘Woensel-West’. It connects this lively area with the rest of the city. A red wire wriggles through metal rings in and out of the pavement, to end triumphant in the facade of the Woensel-West community centre. On […]


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Sander Mulder
Cyclops


Inspired by illogical placed and/or operating switches for lighting, the Cyclops design combines form with function, with its minimalist yet elegant appearance incorporating innovative technology. Breaking the light by pulling ‘the eye’ downwards switches the lamp off, straighten it and it turns on; form is function. Ideal for convenient office lighting above a desk, but […]


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in square lab
Test Tube Chandelier


Inspired by the experimental nature of Harvey Nichols latest pop up space ‘Taste Lab’, multidisciplinary London design practice in square lab intricately crafted a fluid wavelike chandelier using more than 540 chemistry laboratory test tubes. ‘Taste Lab’ is an initiative of Global Food Consulting to introduce the latest food news and trends from around the […]


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Lightemotion
Espace culturel Georges-Émile-Lapalme in Place des Arts


Lightemotion has been a key player in the revamping of the Espace culturel Georges-Émile-Lapalme in Place des Arts in Montreal for its 50th anniversary, working very closely with consortium architects Menkes Shooner Dagenais LeTourneux and Provencher Roy + Associés, under the artistic direction of Luc Plamondon, project manager for Place des Arts. The revamping project, […]


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FINNE Architects
Troms Pendant


The Troms Pendant is a hand-blown glass accent light that works as a wonderful feature in tall architectural spaces. The glass shade is 2-1/2 inches in diameter and 33 inches long, with a beautiful pattern of irregular horizontal bands cut into the white glass. The lamp holder is available in both matte nickel finish or […]


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Thomas Schielke
LED lighting: Task lights and spotlights


99 Design innovations for efficient LED light boards | 2001 – 2011 The video timeline by Thomas Schielke covers a fascinating selection of the first LED luminaries for interior lighting. The first decade with white LED light reveals how designers have implemented new technology in existing housing, added LED as part of a product group […]


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Lightemotion
The National Automobile Museum of Torino


The Museo Nazionale dell’Automobile di Torino re-opens after a four-year restoration and extension, featuring a new name. The overall investment amounts to 33 million Euros, of which 22 million has been allocated to the building’s restoration and the remaining 11 million to the internal exhibition design. The Museum has got a face-lift, and above all […]


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Alvaro Uribe
Faro Desk Lamp


  Faro is a multi-dimensional lamp that works for task lamp a guidance light. The project was developed in conjunction with George Kovacs’ to develop a lamp that will embody multiple user needs.   We first strive to create a flexible desk lamp that will offer multiple angles and heights. Then we integrated the concept […]


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Speirs + Major
Sands Bethworks Retained Edifices


Speirs + Major has won a Scottish Design Award for its lighting of the historical furnaces of Sands Bethworks in Pennsylvania, USA. The awards event, held in Glasgow on the 19th of May, celebrates the best achievements in Scottish architecture and graphic design. Speirs + Major’s winning design was for the disused steelworks of the […]


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