Posts Tagged ‘thoughts’

The Militia (or Shooting) Company of Captain Frans Banning Cocq (1640-1642) by Rembrandt van Rijn

Into the Archives: Light Dark (Chiaroscuro) | 
Posted on:January 8th, 2013 by global lighting

If you checked in with us during the holidays, you no doubt noticed I did some serious digging through our blog archives in order to share with our readers some of my favorite posts. While I excerpted the ones we published over the Christmas and New Year break, I thought this one would work best […]

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Are You Gatekeeping or Boundary Spanning? | 
Posted on:May 8th, 2012 by global lighting

  In a more traditional approach to conducting business, there were a lot of walls. Valuable information, experience, trusted connections… these and those who had knowledge of them were to be protected at all costs. They were kept safely and jealously out of sight in a firm’s ivory palaces, literally scrupulously guarded. The person appointed […]

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Art as Action: The Street Art of Escif | 
Posted on:January 17th, 2012 by global lighting

Montana Gallery, Barcelona   Escif is a graffiti artist. He works upon the walls of his home city of Valencia, Spain (and beyond), his arresting black-and-white-and-minimal vignettes depicting strange and thoughtful scenes. The paintings are deceptively simple yet inspired and often incorporate repetitive elements drawn from his personal symbology, which oddly enough may elicit an […]

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What Makes a Design Icon an Icon? | 
Posted on:December 14th, 2011 by global lighting

Apple’s newly ousted Steve Jobs talks about working with graphic designer Paul Rand.   I’m beginning a new series on our Global Lighting blog today, one I will revisit from time to time because the subject is compelling to me. I know it will interest you as well! I have a fascination with great minds […]

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Going Global with Lighting Perspectives | 
Posted on:October 31st, 2011 by global lighting

Julie Opie’s use of light in his art is eye-popping! Here at the CAC Málaga (Spain).   No surprises, but we like to talk about lighting. And we like to be sociable about it because, well, that’s what passion is all about. This lighting blog is a relative newcomer to the scene, but we’re on our […]

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A Night of Light at the Tribeca Grand | 
Posted on:October 26th, 2011 by global lighting

Last week Global Lighting attended a celebration of Spanish design, sponsored by Interiors From Spain; working with Dutch designer Winka Dubbelman of the firm Archi-tectonics, the plush lounge has been dressed in the finest Iberian style. Contemporary pieces from 16 leading Spanish designers and manufacturers, including one of our most popular fixtures grace the hip interior […]

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