Posts Tagged ‘architects’

Haupt Conservatory on Global Lighting Blog

Beatrix Farrand: Groundbreaking Landscape Architect | 
Posted on:July 10th, 2014 by global lighting

  The New York Botanical Gardens (NYBG) in the Bronx serves as one of those “minutes away/worlds apart” venues less than an hour from New York City and many Westchester County locales. The frenetic pace and chronic heavy traffic melts away once you walk through the gate of the complex, which was chartered by the […]

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Lucio Fontana, Struttura al neon per la IX Triennale di Milano 1951 (refabricated 2010), neon, 90-5/8 x 325-5/8 x 263-13/16", collection of Contemporary Art, Fundación la Caixa, Barcelona, gift of Fondazione Fontana, Milan, © Fondazione Lucio Fontana, Milan.

David Abad, B.lux and Global Lighting: Game On! | 
Posted on:July 1st, 2014 by global lighting

  Last Thursday, I introduced you to David Abad, the creative director for our Basque Country-based collaborator Grupo B.lux, sharing with you his background in engineering and his affinity for everything artful. Today, I ask him about the past several decades as he has carved a place in design history with his highly refined lighting […]

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Industrial Designer David Abad

A Well-Engineered Collaboration: Meet David Abad | 
Posted on:June 26th, 2014 by global lighting

      As the American Institute of Architects get their annual AIA convention underway in Chicago today, I thought I’d introduce our Global Lighting blog readers to David Abad, who is one of Europe’s most talented industrial designers who understands the effects of light on architecture like few inventors I’ve known. I remember the […]

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Cover of Interior Design Market Tabloid 2014

Attention for Zero is Adding Up! | 
Posted on:June 24th, 2014 by global lighting

  I’m absolutely thrilled to share that two lighting fixtures by our Swedish collaborator Zero were tapped for Interior Design magazine’s Spring Market Tabloid that surveyed more than 750 products and was dubbed the “In Living Color” issue! Given that bright hues were on editors’ minds, it’s not a surprise the PXL table lamp and […]

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A Lot Of, Brazil, ICFF

Going Global at NYCxDesign | 
Posted on:May 15th, 2014 by global lighting

  It’s exciting to see all of the global companies flocking to New York City for NYCxDesign. We’ve a bit of international news of our own as we bring Parisian lighting manufacturer Forestier’s light fixtures into our product mix at Global Lighting. When I first spotted their products, I was struck by how they have […]

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Architizer rolls out the red carpet for honorees in 2013.

Architizer Celebrates Designers and Architects with an A+ | 
Posted on:May 13th, 2014 by global lighting

  Have you stopped by Architizer lately? If not, I’m betting you’ll be impressed with the site’s content. I definitely was, so when we at Global Lighting had the opportunity to feature our ECCO Collection there, I jumped at the chance! It’s only a few days until the Architizer team celebrates some heavyweights in architecture, […]

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Photographer Credit : Ed Reeve

No More Boring Offices: Heneghan Peng Does Airbnb! | 
Posted on:April 29th, 2014 by global lighting

  Continuing my series “Down with the Boring Office,” I am excited to bring you this out-of-the-box post featuring the new Dublin offices of tourism giant Airbnb that follows our open-office design trend. As luck would have it, it’s also the perfect #TravelTuesday post! Designed by Heneghan Peng Architects, an Irish firm based in Dublin, […]

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Zumtobel Research

Retail Therapy Gets a Bit of Analysis! | 
Posted on:April 8th, 2014 by global lighting

  I came across this article on Dezeen about a month ago and thought it was super cool to think about shoppers’ brain waves being analyzed in order to learn how they responded to different lighting scenarios created by Austrian lighting brand Zumtobel. They conducted the study in a laboratory and say it will help […]

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Secto Aspiro

The Future of Retail: Global Lighting Debuts at GlobalShop | 
Posted on:March 13th, 2014 by global lighting

  Global Lighting will be illuminating a slice of the tradeshow floor at Mandalay Bay beginning next Tuesday when we take one of our fabulous collaborators, Secto Design Oy, and a new collection we’re debuting, ECCO, to GlobalShop in Las Vegas. I’m thrilled to say Tuula Jusélius, Secto CEO, and Seppo Koho, the design-mind behind […]

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LINK pendant by LZF Lamps At the Corner of Contemporary and Traditional | 
Posted on:February 27th, 2014 by global lighting

    The ubiquitous tagline “At the Corner of Happy and Healthy” has been a cornerstone of Walgreens Pharmacy’s current marketing campaign. In fact, I can hear John Corbett (who is the voice behind the TV and radio advertising and who played Chris Stevens on the 90s TV hit Northern Exposure) saying those words as […]

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Christina Mogk, BBA, CID, Design Lead & Project Manager MECC Interiors, Inc.

Blogger’s Choice Christina Mogk | 
Posted on:February 20th, 2014 by global lighting

  Imagine my delight when I came across the MECC Interiors blog on which Chistina Mogk featured the the Link pendant in her post surveying the latest lighting trends. The Toronto-based designer/blogger highlighted our prior post about the Springhill Suites by Marriott, designed by Denver firm J. G. Johnson Architects. I asked the Canadian designer, […]

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What’s New at Stockholm Design Week | 
Posted on:February 4th, 2014 by global lighting

  This week, design-minded folks from around the world gather to celebrate Scandinavian design in Stockholm, Sweden, from February 4th through 8th. For more than sixty years, fans of the design concept, including designers and architects, have ventured to Scandinavia’s most populous city for Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair at Stockholmsmässan, Scandinavia’s largest exhibition and […]

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Dapper is as dapper does: Sebastian Errazuriz walks the walk.

Shoes Made for Talking: Sebastian Errazuriz, Melissa’s Reigning Prints! | 
Posted on:December 5th, 2013 by global lighting

  We first came across artist Sebastian Errazuriz in January when New York City design gallerist Cristina Grajales put him on our radar (you may remember we posted his Duck Lamp on the Global Lighting Facebook page and drew quite a few comments given its edginess!). I was excited to know the Chilean-born, New York-based […]

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