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Urban Sun installation claims to ‘clean’ public spaces of coronavirus

Aimed at enabling outdoor gatherings, the Studio Roosegaarde project cites scientific research into the sanitising effects of far-UVC light Words by Francesca Perry In the

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New launches from Stockholm Design Week and Furniture Fair

Minimalism reigns at the annual furniture and lighting fair in the Swedish capital In the face of a maximalist movement, the furniture and lighting fair

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Why LEDs are not our lighting saviour

The design possibilities are endless and the sustainability credentials impeccable, but they give our homes as much warmth as a hospital ward, argues Max Fraser

Crimes Against Design

Tom Dixon’s Mirror Ball Pendant light

  John Jervis looks at the design that propelled Tom Dixon to world domination – and earned him the grudging admiration of his peers Tom

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Light artist Leo Villareal on making London’s bridges sparkle during Illuminated River

Cosmos, Cornell University, Ithaca (2012) – a homage to the astronomer Carl Sagan London’s bridges set to light up as art project Illuminated River takes

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Shining the light on Scandinavian design

Bsweden balances Scandinavian craftsmanship and modernism Founded in 1993 by designer Gunnel Svensson, Bsweden is a Swedish lighting manufacturer which fuses functionality and the finest

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Cities switch on to a new era of smart lighting

Lighting companies are offering sophisticated systems that control outputs across large urban spaces. Could it transform the way we experience cities? Los Angeles Street Lighting.

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Challenging conventional lighting to bring the outside in

Light Cognitive’s systems’s are designed to mimic outdoor lighting Conventional indoor lighting may provide light that enables us to extend our days ways that were

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Bellhop: The pioneering battery-powered lamp by Barber & Osgerby

All photos: Germano Borrelli ‘There comes a point in the life of a product where technology makes things possible,’ says Edward Barber, one half of

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How to be creative: thinking sideways

Nulty lighting in ‘Graffiti Tunnel’ in Leake Street Arches, Waterloo Guest blog: Nulty‘s Daniel Blaker looks back at ways people have found to ‘think outside

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Cinzia says… is the first major retrospective of Italian artist and fashion designer Cinzia Ruggeri

Finland welcomes new design festival to Helsinki

Vitra acquires Kazuo Shinohara’s iconic Umbrella House

Norm Architects complete Michelin-starred restaurant ÄNG in Sweden

Biennale De Renava opens its first edition in Bonifacio

World Architecture Festival 2022 reveals shortlist ahead of ‘Together’ Lisbon event

Annabel Karim Kassar unveils new installation, The Lebanese House, at the V&A

Studio Ossidiana unveils small-scale museum for immersive art in Flevoland

André Fu announces three site specific commissions for Hong Kong Palace Museum


Architects

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Architect David Chipperfield is known for his minimal designs

Tatiana Bilbao is one of Mexico’s most creative designers

The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright


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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Cinzia says… is the first major retrospective of Italian artist and fashion designer Cinzia Ruggeri

Finland welcomes new design festival to Helsinki

Vitra acquires Kazuo Shinohara’s iconic Umbrella House

Norm Architects complete Michelin-starred restaurant ÄNG in Sweden

Biennale De Renava opens its first edition in Bonifacio

World Architecture Festival 2022 reveals shortlist ahead of ‘Together’ Lisbon event

Annabel Karim Kassar unveils new installation, The Lebanese House, at the V&A

Studio Ossidiana unveils small-scale museum for immersive art in Flevoland

André Fu announces three site specific commissions for Hong Kong Palace Museum


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Salone del Mobile: Tomas Alonso and Studio Brynjar & Veronika for Swarovski

New Nordic design

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Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Nendo’s Oki Sato

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality