Minimalism reigns at the annual furniture and lighting fair in the Swedish capital

Published in News
Tuesday, 07 January 2020 11:22

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

Published in Crimes Against Design
Thursday, 05 September 2019 16:54

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

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In 2013, Leo Villareal draped 25,000 programmable LEDs over San Francisco’s Bay Bridge. Now his shimmering patterns are set to light up the London's bridges

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

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Conventional indoor lighting may provide light that enables us to extend our days, but it has been shown that it is by no means a substitute for daylight

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'There comes a point in the life of a product where technology makes things possible,' says Edward barber, one half of design duo Barber & Osgerby, about their cordless, battery-powered Bellhop light family 

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Flos debuts new architectural and outdoor lines in Vincent Van Duysen authored space in Light+Building 2018

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Czech designer Lucie Koldová's glass lighting systems juxtapose the mastery of Bohemian glassblowing with contemporary technology.

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Friday, 02 March 2018 11:12

Light Levels by Lucie Koldová

Kvalitar Gallery, Prague

1 March - 1 May 2018

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tp24, one of the UK’s leading LED lighting specialists, have provided light fittings for a luxurious five-bedroom property in Somerset

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Sans Souci is bringing its stunning lighting installations in Bohemian glass to London for the first time at this year's Sleep

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Tuesday, 14 June 2016 14:44

Davide Groppi

The lighting designer’s restaurants – one of which was today named as the world's best – are about darkness as much as illumination

Published in News
Wednesday, 25 May 2016 09:36

Tom Dixon's Materiality

The designer's latest lighting collections – on show at Clerkenwell Design Week – find him in expansive mood, embracing new techniques and collaborators

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Magnus Wästberg, the man behind the eponymous brand, believes that lamps must respond to our primeval instincts

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Thursday, 24 March 2016 00:00

Sabine Marcelis

The designer's experiments in transparency embrace tables, lights and even backpacks, Peter Smisek reports

Published in Features
Monday, 14 December 2015 00:00

Lyon: Everything is illuminated

Few cities take public lighting as seriously as Lyon. For France’s second city, it is not just a matter of safety, or even aesthetics. It plays a fundamental role in citizens’ quality of life. Michel Djaoui photographed the city at night for our latest issue

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Thursday, 16 July 2015 00:00

Alison Berger

The glass artist’s latest light designs are inspired by scientific apparatus, but she still prefers the imprecision of the handmade aesthetic

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Thursday, 28 May 2015 01:00

In pictures: Clerkenwell Design Week

There were installations, parties and product launches aplenty at the London design event last week. Here are some photographs from the three-day festival

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Wednesday, 22 April 2015 11:45

Milan 2015: Top lighting

Highlights of Euroluce, during Unesco's International Year of Light, included launches by Luca Nichetto, Michael Anastassiades and an experimental range by students from ECAL

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