Posts Tagged ‘Lighting’

UNDER-POHUTUKAWA

Secto Is Popping Up: Down Under and All Over! | 
Posted on:July 24th, 2014 by global lighting

  One thing leads to another, as they say, and when we spied this snapshot of Secto Design’s Octo 4240 on the @manoftheworld Instagram feed, we followed the path all the way to a stunning property down under called Under Pohutukawa. The home, which was designed by New Zealand’s Herbst Architects based in Auckland, won […]

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Hermes lighting

On Our Radar: Lighting Up Hermes’ Design Portfolio | 
Posted on:July 8th, 2014 by global lighting

  Milanese architect Michele de Lucchi was commissioned by couture fashion brand Hermés for a seemingly modest task. “I simply said, ‘Mr. de Lucchi, please can you design us an Hermés lamp?’” says artistic director Pierre-Alexis Dumas, a member of the founding family who has run the French company for six generations. Nearly two centuries […]

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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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Silo and Fog by Zero at Global Lighting

Design Delight, Delivered | 
Posted on:June 3rd, 2014 by global lighting

  In case you haven’t noticed our tagline “Design Delight, Delivered” that sits at the top of the Global Lighting blog, I thought I’d point it out as I share some exciting news with you on this first Tuesday in June: we’re going to be introducing a beautiful redesign of our website and blog in […]

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Versace #FW14

Fashionable Runways: a Throwback Thursday Look at #FW14 | 
Posted on:May 29th, 2014 by global lighting

  When Global Lighting’s fashion-forward creative whiz Rod Ruiz put this Wallpaper* magazine article surveying the top women’s fashion-week venues from #FW14 on my radar, it occurred to me there were as many styles of lighting as there were haute couture points of view illuminating the catwalks. Some designer choices seemed so on point, while others […]

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Zero at Stockholm Design Week

Beginning With Zero: Nowhere to Go But Up! | 
Posted on:May 22nd, 2014 by global lighting

  Since introducing the finely engineered lighting fixtures by our Swedish collaborator Zero, I’ve been thrilled with the attention we’ve gained in the media. Given the quality of their products, I’m not entirely surprised, but it isn’t easy to know how editors will respond when new offerings are introduced. With this company, it looks as […]

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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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Bake me a cake

On Our Radar: Bake Me A Cake | 
Posted on:May 1st, 2014 by global lighting

  Who needs a home-baked treat for dessert when such an imaginative fixture is on the menu? Our intrepid explorer Ingrid Ross found this and I couldn’t wait to feature it!   Bake Me A Cake, designed by Norwegian pair Morten & Jonas and sold by Northern Lighting, is a playful lamp crafted from an […]

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Philips Innovation + You

Philips Turns to Digital Stories for B2B Branding | 
Posted on:April 10th, 2014 by global lighting

  I came across this article on Advertising Age about how the lighting and electronics giant Philips’ is in the midst of rebranding efforts, and I thought the story might interest our readers within the design realm, especially those who follow B2B business trends. In order to move beyond being “typecast,” so to speak, as […]

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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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The ECCO Collection

Introducing ECCO: The New Performance-Driven Line of Lighting | 
Posted on:March 18th, 2014 by global lighting

    As office environments move away from fixed workstations and professionals designing retail spaces search for ways to achieve a smaller carbon footprint, it behooves distributors such as Global Lighting to search for meaningful ways to contribute to avant-garde architecture and environmentally friendly products. With this in mind, I have curated the ECCO Collection, […]

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