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Guidelight

From the delightful packaging to the priceless product itself, Guidelight is not just a staple lighting option, but a lifestyle piece you won’t want to live without! Whether utilizing this versatile light for camping, bedtime stories, an outdoor wedding soiree or a rousing games night amidst friends, this portable lamp is a source of well-lit soft light. Continue reading

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Northern Lighting photo shoot in Berlin

The guys at Northern Lighting went for a photo shoot in one of Berlin’s urban apartments. I love the industrial feeling of the different materials – concrete floors, exposed brick walls – and how the entire space is complemented by the various lighting fixtures of Norway-based ‘mood makers’ Northern Lighting. Continue reading

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Larose Guyon Lighting Fixtures

Perhaps you have thought a certain piece of jewelry would make the ideal full-sized lighting fixture, but laughed at such an idea as more of a passing silly notion rather than something that could actually come to fruition. Well, Larose Guyon took such a “silly notion” and made it an astoundingly beautiful reality. This dynamic duo “lights up a room” in ways like no other, designing lighting fixtures that add an attractive nature to any atmosphere. Continue reading

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Misha Lamp

Taeg Nishimoto is a Japanese and American architect, designer and educator. His work continuously explores the relationships between different materials, objects and spaces. The Misha Lamps are part of a series of investigations into the behavior of fabric in lighting. The white fabric is made from recycled plastic bottles and it is meticulously formed to provide a shape with a rich play of shadow and light. Continue reading

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Wireless Charging Furniture From IKEA

There is really no need to explain how fabulous this invention is- a pad upon which you can place your iPhone and it will charge automatically. IKEA designer David Wahl created two versions- an elongated pad, known as the Triple Pad, that simultaneously can charge three phones wirelessly, and the Work Lamp that consists of a single charging station located at the base of a desk lamp. Continue reading

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Tull Metal Cage Desk & Ceiling Lamp

The light fixture you choose for your home or office can truly help set the tone for the space. This is especially true of the Tull Metal Cage Desk or Ceiling Lamp. The light fixtures, designed by a young and promising Italian designer named Tommaso Caldera, definitely command attention. Their design is a contemporary reinterpretation of the traditional lamps commonly found in workshops and the execution is simply outstanding. Continue reading

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Busho Studio Vintage Lighting

Busho Studio has transformed lightening fixtures from downtrodden Soviet-bloc factories, and illuminated the industry with their vintage industrial lighting works of art!
During the days of Communism, huge industrial structures filled the land in order to hold the mass of workers who toiled to prove their worth, and bring food to their tables. But once Communism fell, so too did the unethical work ethic that was employed by these factories. However, the mainframe and structural goods within still remained for years, untouched yet harnessing potential only an artist could see. Continue reading

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Mylight

If you have ever wished you had the power to say, “let there be light” and there was one, Mylight offers you exactly that! Both the bed light and the closet light allow you to harness ideal lighting conditions on demand. Continue reading

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Quercus

UK designer Max Ashfold is an exciting young designer that is creating fantastic objects from reclaimed materials. A main theme of his work is sustainability and to this end he uses both sustainable materials and manufacturing techniques. The Quercus (a synonym for oak tree) is a desk lamp with a captivating simplicity. The composition of this piece is outstanding- made from reclaimed wood, a wine bottle, and a bulb, the pieces all come together to form a modern design that has a warm and earthy appeal. Continue reading

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Lignum Fold Collection

London based Another Studio has embarked on an exciting journey to take one of the most ancient materials in the world – wood – and use it in a new and modern way. Their new collection, Lignum Fold, introduces a series of items made from wood and processed using an origami style approach. The collection includes a lampshade, pencil pots and dishes. The design is simply extraordinary and opens up a whole new dimension of how wood can be utilized. Continue reading