Posts Tagged ‘#TravelTuesday’

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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Castle Hill Inn, Rhode Island

Take a Summer Holiday At an Historic Oceanside Resort | 
Posted on:May 27th, 2014 by global lighting

  At Rhode Island’s Castle Hill Inn, summer vacation is all about luxury wrapped in family (and adult-only) fun. The iconic inn, perched on Newport’s picturesque Atlantic shore, welcomes guests with resplendent boutique hotel-style lodging and classic summer Americana traditions.     Accommodations at the inn include nine guest rooms and suites in the original […]

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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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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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A Jacco Maris fixture being born, true artistry and craftsmanship, as seen on e-architect!

The e-architect Point of View: Wide-Ranging and Comprehensive | 
Posted on:May 7th, 2013 by global lighting

One of the most valuable things an editorially focused online entity offers in today’s content-driven world of the internet is point of view, and a site has emerged that brings an informed perspective to bear on architecture and design. So imagine how excited I was when I learned the distinctive duo behind e-architect had featured […]

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iGuzzini’s Laser Blade will be receiving an award tomorrow evening.

Are Lighting Designers Supporting Sustainability? | 
Posted on:March 26th, 2013 by global lighting

iGuzzini’s Laser Blade will be receiving an award tomorrow evening. The Lighting Design Awards, a celebration of design and technological advances by European companies in the field, take place in London, England, tomorrow, so our #TravelTuesday escapade takes us (virtually, at least) across the pond! Organizers of the event say the entries for 2013 exceeded […]

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How to table a penchant for recycling: Jens Praet’s Shredded Ware tables.

Industry Gallery and Shredded Ware at Design Days Dubai | 
Posted on:March 19th, 2013 by global lighting

Design Days Dubai is in full swing and our friends at Industry Gallery are sponsoring a workshop tomorrow morning at 11 a.m. local time so I thought this would make a terrific #TravelTuesday post. Ivo van den Baar and Almer Dumont of Wandschappen will join Belgian-born/Italy-based designer Jens Praet to teach participants to make their […]

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Leo Villareal tweaks his light sculpture, which will debut tonight. Photo courtesy

California Gleaming: The Bay Lights Debut Tonight | 
Posted on:March 5th, 2013 by global lighting

The Bay Lights formally debut tonight (the lit sculpture has been tested along the span of the San Francisco Bay Bridge for the past few weeks and I’ve heard the illumination is magical to see firsthand) so I thought I’d do a little #TravelTuesday post highlighting the luminosity. I mentioned the project by Leo Villareal […]

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contemporary restaurant lighting

Secto Design Oy In MoMA and Architectural Record | 
Posted on:January 29th, 2013 by global lighting

I know we’ve shared these separately on our Global Lighting Facebook page but I thought I’d do an easy breezy post combining two great mentions for Secto Design Oy’s lighting fixtures, which we proudly distribute in the North American marketplace, on the blog today. First off, the Museum of Modern Art is including the 4200 […]

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B.lux’s Tree.

Intelligence + Innovation + Influence = An Incandescent Post! | 
Posted on:January 1st, 2013 by global lighting

  It feels to me as if the world is filled with an increase in intelligence and innovation these days, and I am always searching for those smart stories highlighting visionary initiatives that will make our world a better, more connected place to live. On this #TravelTuesday, looking at the mix of posts gathered here, […]

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Charles and Ray Eames (I hope you are celebrating as happily today!).

Traveling the World of Design | 
Posted on:December 25th, 2012 by global lighting

  Not only is it Christmas Day (Ho, Ho, Ho!) it’s #TravelTuesday, which has me thinking it is the perfect time to take a look at design from a, ahem, global perspective! We’ve featured some amazing designers and their products on the Global Lighting blog during the past year and a half, and we’ve surveyed […]

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Creatures of Light: Nature’s Bioluminescence | 
Posted on:September 18th, 2012 by global lighting

  “Have you ever captured a glowing firefly? On a warm summer evening, a firefly’s light seems rare and magical. Yet the tree of life is spangled with organisms that blink, glow, flash, and glitter. Welcome to the world of bioluminescence—the generation of light by living things.” This introduction to “Creatures of Light: Nature’s Bioluminescence,” […]

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