With social distancing still in place and tensions continuing to rise, London-based artist Marcus Lyall and not-for-profit arts organisation Illuminate Productions have transformed a soon-to-be-demolished office block in London Bridge into ‘Scream The House Down’, a light-responsive public artwork. “Please scream responsibly!”
Master of light, transparency and immateriality, Nanda Vigo was one of the most visionary postwar Italian architects and artists. Her creative journey began as a child fascinated by Giuseppe Terragni’s architecture and Flash Gordon comics. During her carrier she collaborated with some of the most influential avant-garde movements and creative minds such as the Zero Group, Lucio Fontana, Piero Manzoni and Gio Ponti.
A cafe where to smell and taste pure blue-ness, an urban blue ‘lightscape’ installation raising awareness on climate change and a Russian Suprematism-inspired monochromatic bar in Moscow… 7 Classic Blue atypical projects going beyond the Pantone® hype!
Dedalum new ‘luminarium’ by Architects of Air is inspired by Greek mythology, Roman architecture and somewhere between a womb and a cathedral.
Lee Broom reveals a cascading Christmas Tree of Glass for the Aqua panoramic restaurant at the 31st floor of The Shard supporting those affected by terrorism and the fire at Grenfell Tower.
Inspired by light-reflective butterflies wings, kites and bioluminescent algae, Dan Roosegaarde envisions futuristic sustainable light designs by the floodgates of the historic Afsluitddjk site in the Netherlands.
At Burning Man 2017, Eleanor Cranke invites ‘burners’ to walk through and interact with the Celestial Fields installation: over 600 individually programmed rods rise directly from Nevada Black Rock desert.
With the Nordic Light exhibition, Nordic Museum showcases the history of Scandinavian lamps while an installation by Note Design Studio recreates the glowing iridescence of Northern lights.
In Dubai, Lumière cinematic light installation by Commonplace Studio offered a meteorogical spectacle under a cloud composed of pendant lightbulbs.
A suspendended sculptural light intallation by 1024architecture pulses and breathes with music thanks to interactive LED lines transforming an industrial space in an open-air dancefloor.
Arik Levy’s combines thin colorful glass blowing techniques with color mixing and creates Jar RGB design lighting for Lasvit.
With the Flask Vase, Flask Light and Dewar Light, young Dutch designer David Derksen payed omage to the work of XIX century phisician James Dewar who was in search of the absolute zero temperature point.