Category Archives: Lighting

Border lights

The 73 miles of the Hadrian’s Wall in the North of England will soon be turned into an artistic installallation that is both collective and participative. It will happen on the nights between August 31 and Sept 1st thanks to … Continue reading

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The new light is retro

This little table lamp by Giovanni Alessi Anghini and Gabriele Chiave for Alessi Lux  ForeverLamp is really lovely. Starting from the  name – Lumière – it taps into thep past in terms of form (that looks like that of a candle) and function (the dimmer seems to be … Continue reading

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FuoriSalone for friends // Connecting the dots by Luceplan

What is it? An installation, conceived by Francisco Gomez Paz together with Luceplan to explain to the large public the birth of Nothing, a LED lighting system produced by Luceplan. Why is it worth it? Because Nothing revolutionizes the approach to … Continue reading

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Details, then the whole: Eric Jourdan

I love this lacquered metal and walnut veneer lamp that the designer himself, Eric Jourdan, calls “a pure exercise in design”. Like many other his other pieces, this Sign floor lamp will be on show, until April 7th, at the … Continue reading

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Do we really like lamps to look like little people?

Turning objects into subjects has been for years a path followed by many designers to foster a greater level of attachment between people and what surrounds them. Results, though, are often disappointing. It’s very easy to get bored with a … Continue reading

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Enlightenment in the Middle Ages

Lighting designer Jean Francois Touchard (www.jftouchard.com) and multimedia artist Jose Cristiani of Cosmo (www.cosmoav.com) have signed this lighting system for the city of Beaune in Burgondy, France, for Italian company iGuzzini (www.iguzzini.it). For those who are not familiar it, Beaune … Continue reading

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