Posts tagged "lamp"
Little Sun° - the Sustainable, Affordable & Solar-powered LED lantern

Little Sun° – the Sustainable, Affordable & Solar-powered LED lantern

Little Sun° Lantern is a solar powered LED light designed to provide an affordable healthy light source and help to improve the quality of life of people living in third world countries. The lantern is a joint project between by world-renowned artist, Olafur Eliasson and entrepreneur/innovative thinker, Frederik Ottesen. The lamp is based on a new...
Solar-powered cycle stand

Solar-powered cycle stand

Solar energy and cycling are seen as sustainable alternatives to transportation powered by fossil fuels. This efficient design brings the two together in a solar-powered cycle stand called SolarCell that produces a 70-watt light. Motion detectors integrated into the cycle stand have a range of 80 meters, triggering the embedded LED lighting to illuminate the...
Design by Arik Levy as a juxtaposition of hand made and “anti industry”

Design by Arik Levy as a juxtaposition of hand made and “anti industry”

French designer and artist Arik Levy will present a new collection of lighting for Forestier at Maison&Objet starting tomorrow in Paris. Arik Levy talks about his project below. Forestier is a very unusual and different company…at its origin is hand-made production and specialization in different fields of craft. It was and it is always great to...
WellOfLife lamp by Arik Levy

WellOfLife lamp by Arik Levy

Arik Levy, who already experimented working with ceramic, sees this material as both magical and very primitive. The material’s raw aspect, its endless shaping possibilities and the fact that one cannot foresee what will come out of the oven, are what attracted Levy in working with it. The dialog Arik was able to establish with...
Temporary installation Streetlights by .PSLAB

Temporary installation Streetlights by .PSLAB

.PSLAB Beirut has made a temporary installation called Streetlights – that they have especially designed and manufactured for the Clerkenwell Design Week 2011 (May 24th – 26th). In 2008, .PSLAB created site-specific lighting products for DOSarchitects’ London studio using vintage car headlamps. On the occasion of this year’s Clerkenwell Design Week, .PSLAB renewed the initiative...
Green lighting for the garden

Green lighting for the garden

Today’s gardens have become a veritable oasis of experience where we are able to enjoy some peace and quiet as well as the surrounding nature. Designer furniture, music and lighting have all become part of our personal exteriors. Modular Lighting Instruments is now launching seven outdoor designs that become one with the greenery that they...
The 'Industry' pendant light

The ‘Industry’ pendant light

The other day we wrote about Swedish architect and designer Jonas Wagell and his research around cutlery. Now we would like to tell about his ‘Industry’ pendant light which is a large but light-weight, collapsible lamp. The structure consists of a knock-down  aluminium frame with an attached nylon diffusor, similar to a photo studio soft...
A rubber-band inspired lamp by TAF

A rubber-band inspired lamp by TAF

Swedish design and architect group TAF‘s first rubber-band inspired pole fittings stood ready at Strömkajen by Grand Hotel in Stockholm just in time for the Swedish princess’s wedding, June 2010. Now, Rubber is also available as indoor pendant and wall-/facade fitting. By altering ordinary objects and placing them in new contexts, TAF offers the viewer...
Interactive light

Interactive light

For his first solo exhibition at HELMRINDERKNECHT contemporary design, emerging Australian lighting designer Flynn Talbot has developed a brand new interactive light product called X&Y. The object allows people to touch and control the power of the light. This not only creates a personal but also a very sensory experience. X&Y is not just an...
U-Line by Maarten van Severen relaunched

U-Line by Maarten van Severen relaunched

Wästberg is reintroducing the U-Line lamps designed by late Belgian designer Maarten van Severen. The reintroduction of Maarten Van Severen’s U-Line family of lamps was made possible by close collaboration with both Maarten’s family and The Maarten Van Severen Foundation. With improved mechanical and technical performance and equipped with LED’s, the lamp is now called...