Posts Tagged ‘blog’

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This Tiny House Is A Big Accomplishment | 
Posted on:May 6th, 2014 by global lighting

  In January 2013, then 12 year-old Sicily Kolbeck and her dad, Dane, began a building project and Sicily launched a blog to document the experience. The pair wanted to construct a tiny home in their back yard in Marietta, Georgia (an Atlanta suburb), using recycled and repurposed materials.     Sicily, above, employed both […]

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The School of Visual Arts Reaches Critical Mass! | 
Posted on:April 17th, 2014 by global lighting

  The School of Visual Arts (SVA) in New York City will offer a one-day D-Crit conference dubbed “Lingua Franca” that I thought our Global Lighting Blog readers might want to know about. The school’s MFA in Design Criticism is presenting the programming and the line-up of speakers for the fifth annual conference is impressive. […]

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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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WikiHouse Gives Architecture to the People | 
Posted on:January 23rd, 2014 by global lighting

  Imagine this: You go online to choose a home plan, download the free plan and take sheets of plywood to your local CNC machine where the parts and tools for assembling your home are cut. Transport those pieces to your building site, grab a couple of friends, and put your house together in a […]

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Larry Lazin, CEO of Global Lighting, and Tuula Jusélius, CEO of Secto Design Oy, at the Finnish Consulate in mid November.

A Conversation with Tuula Jusélius of Secto Design Oy | 
Posted on:December 19th, 2013 by global lighting

  Hi Guys! Larry Lazin here. I thought I’d take this opportunity to share with you a conversation I had with Tuula Jusélius, the CEO of Secto Design Oy, when she was in town for the event we produced at the Finish Consulate in New York City. But first I’d like to say thanks to […]

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Global Lighting’s Warehouse/Shop Supervisor Osbaldo Gutierrez installs the Zero Loom fixtures for the shoot featured in the fashion editorial of our ON magazine.

Getting to Know Our Global Lighting Team: Osbaldo Gutierrez | 
Posted on:December 17th, 2013 by global lighting

  Hi Global Lighting blog readers: Vice President of Operations Pete Crisci here—at your service, I might say, since I’m kicking off a new blog post series today which will highlight our collective talent at Global Lighting. This has always been one of our company’s strongest assets so I thought it would be fun to […]

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The Biobulb: Can Bacteria Light Up Your World? | 
Posted on:November 5th, 2013 by global lighting

  A group of students at the University of Wisconsin in Madison have invented Biobulb, a light bulb that uses bioluminescence rather than electricity for illumination.   The scientists genetically modified a species of E.coli—yes, the same that live inside human digestive systems—to glow like fireflies or bioluminescent plankton. We blogged about these wonderful glowing […]

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Triggered lightning technology at the University of Florida's Lightning Research Group.

Bartlett School of Architecture Harnesses Lightning! | 
Posted on:October 31st, 2013 by global lighting

  We applaud Bartlett School of Architecture student Farah Aliza Badaruddin for thinking outside the storm. For her Unit 11 project, Badaruddin explored the idea of using radical weather technology to cure the contaminated soil and ground water that pollutes Cape Canaveral, Florida (a sad byproduct of the American space program). Badaruddin says the project […]

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Taking a Moment to Salute Our Collaborators | 
Posted on:October 1st, 2013 by global lighting

  We think we’re pretty lucky. In fact, we know we are! We work with some of the most talented and creative—not to mention brilliant (pun intended)—people in the world of lighting. Did we mention nicest? And we are thankful that we can call them not only our collaborators, but also our friends.   We’d […]

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Northern Lighting’s Acorn fixture, a sleek contemporary light fixture in white; photo credit Tom Gustavsen, Norway.

Northern Lighting Gets Moody at Tent London | 
Posted on:September 19th, 2013 by global lighting

  Amongst companies with noses for striking a mood, Northern Lighting is at the top with cleverly named light fixtures, many of which draw chuckles, and a line of lighting products that inspire ambiance in any home, office, restaurant, hotel, spa or boutique setting. When I found out the manufacturer would be exhibiting at Tent […]

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The Gansevoort Park Avenue in New York welcomes hotel guests with a dramatic three-story lobby punctuated by tremendous aubergine chandeliers. The sophisticated elegance of the black-and-white interior feels contemporary and classic all at once. Photo courtesy of Gansevoort Park Avenue.

Illuminating the Hotel Lobby’s Signature | 
Posted on:July 18th, 2013 by global lighting

There’s a bit of magic conjured up in a well-designed hotel lobby. And I’m not referring only to the décor (but for those of us with design obsessions, a tailored, well-conceived public space does put us in a bit of a heady trance). In a bustling metropolis, a hotel lobby can be a den of […]

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Brotherly Love: The Campanas First Solo Show in New York City! | 
Posted on:June 25th, 2013 by global lighting

  If you’re like me, you might be baffled to learn that Fernando and Humberto Campana are just now enjoying their first solo exhibition in the United States! I’ve been watching the Brazilian brothers continually make design history since I first heard their name (and saw their avant-garde view of design) during Design Miami/ years […]

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