• Posts Tagged ‘lighting’

    LED lighting has transformed workplaces and homes of people throughout the world. The bulbs last longer and are more energy efficient than incandescent lighting. But, until recently, LED light quality has lagged—bulbs typically produce a surfeit of blue light that studies show interfere with sleep. Further, due to...

    There’s a lighting revolution going on at the moment—and its forever-changing built environments as we know them. Thanks to a few recent major scientific breakthroughs, we now know that a life spent mostly indoors has a profound impact on our health. And not in a good way. In response, and pushed by organizations such...

    Mobile World Congress 2018—Thanks to LiFi, light can now connect us with unprecedented data and bandwidth by turning light into data. LiFi is a technology that connects you to the internet through light. It converts light beams into an electric signal that is then converted into wireless data. pureLiFi invented the...

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    British lighting brand Tala makes an artform out of electricity with its Voronoi III, thought to be the world’s largest sculptural bulb, measuring 40 cm by 25 cm. According to the company’s research, there’s no other sculptural bulb of its size out there. “We’ve already had a pretty busy start to the year,” Tala...

    We fell in love with Graypants lighting when we saw Murmurations dangling from a shop ceiling during the 2015 Design Week in Milan. The masterminds behind the brand and the active members of their team bend and twist ideas into perfection. Wouter Smit, general manager at the Graypants Amsterdam office, met designer...

    The second edition of Light Space Dot London, which will be held at ExCel on November 23 and 24 during LuxLive, expects more than 8,000 visitors. Bringing together architects and lighting designers, Light Space will feature more than 40 exhibitors, including top Italian lighting brand Reggiani with their Lux...

    Whether it’s a yearning for quality, the acknowledgement that less is better or a desire to conserve scarce resources, craft methods are increasingly regarded as innovative in the context of 21st century globalization and mass consumerism. How the Craftsman Turns a Profit In taking a stand against reprobate behaviors...

    With more than 200 global brands spread around four exhibition spaces—including a square with eight life-size red monopoly houses—it’s hard to believe that designjunction was just one segment of the 2016 London Design Festival, which ran from September 17-25. “We wanted to break the mold of a traditional trade show,”...

    What started as a simple request from a son for the reconstruction of his mother’s house in the east of São Paulo, Brazil, turned out to be one of the most celebrated architectural designs this year. The house, called Vila Matilde, has been the haven of Dona Dalva Borges Ramos, who at 74 is one of the oldest residents...

    Life is getting more comfortable for global nomads who might want to personalize a generic hotel room or an anonymous workspace. Thanks to some of the new products from Pablo Designs on display at this year’s International Contemporary Furniture Fair, you can take your furniture with you on your travels. Here there...

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