Posts Tagged ‘Designers’

Cisco Offices

Down with the Boring Office! Tech Firms Get It! | 
Posted on:April 15th, 2014 by global lighting

  I’ve been thinking about the office a great deal lately as I’ve seen installation images from our European collaborators come through my inbox. Zero Lighting, Secto Design and Grupo B.lux have provided lighting for offices around Europe where workstations are almost nonexistent. Companies are designing more creative environments for employees there, and when I […]

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Adrienne DiPietro

Getting to Know Our Global Team: Adrienne DiPietro | 
Posted on:April 3rd, 2014 by global lighting

  Hey Global Lighting blog readers: it’s Pete Crisci here to share another post introducing one of our terrific team members at Global Lighting. Today we’re profiling Adrienne DiPietro, our Inside Sales Manager, though the title doesn’t even come close to doing her duties justice because she’s the glue that holds the office together! Before […]

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blogger Justin Shaulis

A Blogger’s Choice Ode to Personality! | 
Posted on:March 25th, 2014 by global lighting

  With special expertise in programming, development, fabrication and construction, Justin Shaulis’ portfolio is broad, from architectural and design services for financial firms and large-scale offices in major corporate spaces, museums and major estates, to intimate residences and opulent showrooms. His boutique firm was founded on a diverse point of view, melding his blue-collar upbringing, […]

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Best of Residential Architecture & Design is the next installation in Interior Design magazine’s "Best of" series.

Interior Design Magazine Is the Best of Contemporary Design | 
Posted on:August 6th, 2013 by global lighting

  The staff at Interior Design magazine has been busy! In July editors released a new hardcover coffee table book—Best of Residential Architecture & Design—featuring a collection of choice contemporary interiors and exteriors by designers and architects around the world. Throughout its nine chapters—ranging from City Living to Vintage Modern to Global Inspiration—the 298-page tome […]

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Ceramicists have used blue and white as a go-to color scheme for a millennium. This English Delftware displays the hand-painted cobalt designs on white china that dominated the fashion around the world for hundreds of years.

What’s Blue and White and Always In Style? | 
Posted on:July 30th, 2013 by global lighting

  For more than a 1,000 years, blue and white has dominated the ceramics scene. In 9th- century Mesopotamia, white clay was decorated with cobalt pigment. The look was, over years and generations, adopted in the Islamic world, Asia, Europe, and eventually, the Americas, and adapted to each culture with the painted-on designs bringing narratives […]

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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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Jacco Arch Record

The Outsider an Insider for Hotel, Restaurant and Spa Lighting! | 
Posted on:June 20th, 2013 by global lighting

  In the June issue of Architectural Record, Rita Catinella Orrell features “Entertaining Options” for hospitality products, noting how “Bright colors, clean lines, and durable materials mark the latest furnishings, finishes, and lighting designs for hotels, restaurants and spas.” Amongst her choices is The Outsider by our collaborators at Jacco Maris, which we at Global […]

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R 20th Century Brings Swedish Modernism to Light | 
Posted on:June 18th, 2013 by global lighting

  You only have until June 29th to see a retrospective of Greta Magnusson Grossman’s work at R 20th Century Gallery in New York City, so I’d advise you hop on down to the trendsetting design institution’s locale in Tribeca before it closes. The Swedish-American designer/architect’s achievements in industrial and interior design, as well as […]

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Anton Alvarez’s Thread Wrapping Machine Lamp, 2013. Wood, glue-coated thread. Photography by Paul Plews.

On Our Radar: Shining a Light on Color at Design Miami/ | 
Posted on:June 13th, 2013 by global lighting

  One of my favorite British gallerists is participating in Design Miami/Basel this year, and she’s making a bright statement. Libby Sellers is using Chromophobia, a book by David Batchelor, as the inspiration for the design objects she’s commingled in her booth. Deeming Batchelor’s exploration of the fear of color as “provocative,” she brings together […]

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Marianne Panton seated on a Panton chair with matching table, designed by Verner Panton, c. 1970. Photo credit: Panton Archive, Basle.

Scandinavian Design: We’re Slightly Obsessed, As Well! | 
Posted on:June 6th, 2013 by global lighting

  I am always amazed how often fashion designers draw inspiration from other design disciplines so I thought it would be perfect to share this newly re-released book by Taschen, which was tapped by Peter Jensen as his “Best in Show” choice for the Financial Times’ Design and Architecture picks for 2013. He chose the […]

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A detail view of the Montone in Delft illustrates how the traditional motifs are right at home on a modern fixture.

Deft with Delft (and Metal and Light)! | 
Posted on:June 4th, 2013 by global lighting

What makes a city memorable? How about having legendary artist Johannes Vermeer as a former townsfolk? If an association with one of the Dutch Masters is not enough, perhaps having a lasting artisanal tradition carrying its name into the 21st century makes a case. Thanks to an eponymous painterly tradition, Delft, situated between Rotterdam and […]

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*Model Andreia Contreiras photographed with Zero Lighting’s Loom fixtures, designed by Benjamin Hubert, for our pairing of fashion and lighting in our publication ON.

A New Global Lighting Collaborator: Say Hello to Zero! | 
Posted on:May 30th, 2013 by global lighting

  Hi everyone: I’ve hinted at the fact that Global Lighting has a new collaboration underway, one we launched with the publication of our LookBook section of ON. Today, I’d like to announce Global Lighting will be offering products by Zero Lighting, a Swedish manufacturer, through our network of lighting sales representatives and showrooms. Stop […]

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What’s Trending in Design? We’re ON It at ICFF! | 
Posted on:May 28th, 2013 by global lighting

  Since NYCxDesign has wrapped, I’ve had time to think back on the activities of the first-annual New York City event that wove together two of Manhattan’s hottest design events, WantedDesign and ICFF (International Contemporary Furniture Fair). As I flipped through my photographs, I must say I am truly pleased at how resonant the trend […]

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