Posts Tagged ‘#TravelTuesday’


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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Blog Love

More Blog Love: the Spiro Gets Around | 
Posted on:September 4th, 2012 by global lighting

  We always get a little rush when we see expressions of other’s unabashed enthusiasm for one of our fixtures. It’s a nice little affirmation of our taste in lighting design; as a matter of fact, that is a primary attribute upon which we hang our hat. It’s the genesis of our tagline: “design delight, […]

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The Olympic Torch Shines During Milan’s Salone del Mobile | 
Posted on:April 17th, 2012 by global lighting

The Olympic torch is making its first relay outside the U.K. at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan this week and I thought it would be fun to share a bit about its attributes with our Global Lighting blog readers. The torch will be included in an exhibition at La Triennale di Milano, which opens […]

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Shedding Light on Lumens and the Eames | 
Posted on:March 6th, 2012 by global lighting

Yesterday’s post on Lumen’s blog, The Light Stuff, highlights the vibrant Saguaro Hotel in Palm Springs.   I’m in California visiting the fabulous people at Lumens—enjoying seeing the company’s headquarters and learning more about their sophisticated products, which have long set them apart in our industry. Have you read the Lumens blog, The Light Stuff? […]

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Red Rover, Red Rover… | 
Posted on:February 21st, 2012 by global lighting

  …let Rosan Bosch come over! Why would I be associating one of Denmark’s premier architectural firms with a children’s passtime? It’s simple, really; they created a school in Stockholm that’s so chock full of fun there’s no need for a playground! I just returned from the Swedish capital where I attended the Stockholm Furniture […]

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