A synthesis of functionalism and technology, this is how Ernesto Gismondi embraced lighting design as both entrepreneur and designer.
Frugal chairs by working-class migrants in the UAE and tumbling ‘carwash’ poufs, ‘Dimmable’ measuring tapes-like lamps and 3D printed brutalist chaise seaters. We rounded up 10 quirky furniture designs we liked the most in 2020!
Covid-19 sanitizing light technology, ‘dimmable’ measuring tapes and luminous suspended mathematical grids… 6 lighting designs debuting at Milano Design City. Milan shining!
Rainbow gradient splashes and geometrical misty glass surfaces contrast in BUZAO’s HALO design collection for Gallery All.
We have dedicated a Pinterest board to the visionary and tongue in cheek lighting design of Ingo Maurer; the ‘Poet of Light’ passed away, aged 87.
The legacy and message of Ingo Maurer for future generations of designers is to be humble, controversial and ironic at the same time.
Lee Broom creates KALEIDOSCOPIA, a deceiving optical chandelier composed of reflected optical illusions for London Design Festival 2019.
Lindsey Adelman’s PARADISE CITY poetic glass and metal lighting installation in Basel hangs from the ceiling embedding light sources directly in the glass surface.
A mountainous ‘crumbling’ cabinet, an astro-mathematical lamp, a Caribbean architecture-inspired side table and a recycled rubber squishy daybed… Check our top picks at WantedDesign 2019.
“If a tree and a chandelier had a baby… it would look something like Chime” says to Archipanic the founder of lighting design brand Stickbulb which unveiled an architectural chandelier at ICFF in New York.
Ukrainian design blooms blending the country’s wilderness, ancient craftsmanship and mysterious folklore. In Milan, Sergey Makhno Architects, Victoriya Yakusha and emerging talents from Kiev showcase ‘earthy’ collections connecting past, present and future.
Iconic scientists such as Newton and Kepler, astronomy and the laws of physics are behind the new collection by Nemo lighting.
Artemide launches LA LINEA, a modular and flexible ‘thread of light’ designed by BIG which allows to “interact with the environment in new and unpredicatable ways,” says Bjarke Ingels.
Who said that lighting design should come in the shape of a hard object? At Euroluce 2019 innovative solutions snake on walls like electronic circuits, arch over furniture and stretch from floor to ceiling.
Monochromatic lava interiors and verdant alcoves frame Tom Dixon’s latest collections at The Manzoni, the British designer’s permanent restaurant and showroom.
Ferruccio Laviani has designed Foscarini brand-new showroom which showcases a ‘motherly’ table lamp/vase, a half-Art Deco/half-Memphis architectural light-sculpture and a tubular metal floor lamp inviting to be moved around the room.
Bulbous loaf-shaped table lamps, a Swedish crisp bread-inspired chandelier and Mr N great grandpa chair. Färg & Blanche’s new furnitures and objects debut at The Baker’s House exhibition in Stockholm.
Floating globes and glowing discs shine in Lee Broom’s London showroom. The designer completes and showcases his OBSERVATORY stellar-inspired lighting collection.
Functional approach and linear design in powder-coated stainless steel. Hi Thanks Bye studio is set to present its first collection at London Design Fair 2018.
Japanese designer Hiroto Yoshizoe created a hanging constellation of moons: mirrored disks and cones reflect light re-creating a sidereal gravity-free and sparkling effect within the room.
Jewelry-inspired chandeliers, lunar constellations, unconventional light-bulbs and more… 10 brilliant lighting designs shining at Milan Design Week.
Smart and modular FILAMENTO lighting design by Madrid-based Mayice Studio used a single piece of curving glass creating a filament of light.
Mingardo new Iconic Handicrafts series of lighting, furniture and covering designs highlights a minimal and contemporary approach to interior design with an with an Art Deco feel.
Artemide’s O lighting design collection by studio ELEMENTAL aims to reconcile the needs of the natural and the urban environment. Darkness and disappearance will be the contribution of “O” to nature and public spaces.
Broadband Internet connection through light waves, urban lighting designs allowing Nature to recharge its batteries and Internet of Lighting technology nested in brutalist secret gardens… The best of Light+Building 2018 is on Archipanic.
The best of Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair 2018 is on Archipanic. Read our report of the Nordic design fair of the year and flickr through our dedicated Pinterest Board.
Snøhetta’s very first lamp collection for ateljé Lyktan, Flik Flak, is inspired by old-school lamps of a childhood desk and the breakneck stunts of a trapeze acrobat.
The golden light of Nordic autumns and winter dew inspire the first collection of Danish lighting brand Nuura.
Glowing walking wardrobes, bright smart-working spaces and ‘starry’ relaxing interiors. At IMM Cologne 2018, Lucie Koldova’s DAS HAUS installation explores contemporary lifestyles throughout light.
A simple gesture invites you to compose geometrical patterns. Antonio Facco’s MONDO lamp debuted at Maison&Objet’s “Rising Talent” exhibition.