Paris-based design studio Samal design recently has designed three contemporary products – Sphery chair lounge, Alien lamp and Human table. The style of which combines both: the futuristic and retro vision on design. I call it “New Retro-Futurism”, mix of retro design with futuristic and advanced elements. I think that the future of design is [...]
A Spanish design studio ooo my design recycled the tape and cassette for box lamp and floor lamp. + Design statement courtesy of ooo my design CASSETTE TAPES BOX LAMP An homage to a music tape, which kept us company all trough the 80ies and became a symbol of a generation. Taking advantage of its [...]
Israel-based firm O*GE Architects has presented The Enchanting Solar Powered Nightgarden festival in Jerusalem on 10-16 Jun, 2009. + Project description courtesy of O*GE Architects The Enchanting Solar-powered Night Garden, at the 1st “Light in Jerusalem Festival” (June 10-16, 2009) at Gan Habonim (Migdal David, Jerusalem Citadel) You are invited to enter the enchanting Night [...]
Lebanon-based design firm .PSLAB beirut developed for a restaurant in Cairo a lighting system made of metallic beams carrying horseshoe-like fixtures. The grid of the substructure is induced by the façade’s architectural layout of windows and walls.
An incredible facade lighting installation in collaboration between Milan based architecture practice Piuarch and .PSLAB Beirut, the objective of this project is to explore the possibilities of an object or a building from a different perspective giving new life to existing objects. The new facade has created a contrast effect between contemporary glowing white plastic [...]
The Random Light, by Dutch designer Pot Bertjan for Moooi. The light is crafted of durable epoxy and fiberglass, featuring a meshy skin that producing a soft light and shadow around. The light is available for sales in YLighiting.
Rotare Pendant designed by Lewis.Tsurumaki.Lewis [ New York-based firm LTL Architects ] for Ivalo Lighting. The innovative Rotare Pendant design has a beautiful curvy surface which is enhanced by lustrous automotive paint. + Design description, by Ivalo Lighting The Rotare family continues Ivalo’s tradition of innovative design, superior craftsmanship, precision optics, and elegant form. The [...]
Japanese designer Akasaka Shinichiro Atelier has presented his design in the Snowscape Moere IV, which was held at Moere-numa Park in Sapporo, Japan. The pyramid-shaped tents have successfully created interesting skyline to its surroundings, making the “Snow Scape” more attractive. + Project description provided by designer, Akasaka Shinichiro Atelier Various artists from many countries participated [...]
Second elegant light design submitted by Italian designer, Massimo Iosa Ghini – Lampada SPORE. This light features transparency as compared with the previous post SASSO. + Design statement provided by designer, Massimo Iosa Ghini Spore donates a touch of originality and lightness to the surrounding atmosphere. Its irregular amorphous figure and is delineated from a [...]
The elegant SASSO light has been released in 2009 by Italian designer Massimo Iosa Ghini. + Project description provided by designer, Massimo Iosa Ghini The primitive and natural shapes of rocks smoothed by the water over the years have inspired the design for Sasso. The milky white finish lights the room with a warm and [...]
A cool and elegant lamp design, Cosmic Leaf by British designer Ross Lovegrove, which will be presented by Artemide at the 2009 Euroluce exhibition in Milan. The Cosmic Leaf features its fluid form that illuminated from a light source from top to the meshed skin.
Japanese architect Toyo Ito has designed Mayuhana for Japanese lighting specialist Yamagiwa, this light featuring spun thread design with a double or triple skin of delicate fibre mesh, that producing a soft light and shadow around. + Design description This series was created by reeling string around a mold the way thread is spun off [...]