Plumen’s WattNott LED lightbulb has a lifespan of 25 years

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        Lighting brand <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/plumen/">Plumen</a> has designed a set of LED Edison <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/light-bulbs/">light bulbs</a> that it claims have a lifespan of a quarter of a century (+ slideshow). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/10/08/plumen-wattnott-light-bulb-25-year-lifespan-lighting-design/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

Waarmakers’ R16 light is made from its own cardboard packaging

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        Dutch design studio <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/waarmakers/">Waarmakers</a> has used standard <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/cardboard/">cardboard</a> tubing to create a ceiling <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/lighting/">light</a> that can be assembled from its own <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/packaging/">packaging</a> (+ movie). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/06/26/video-r16-lamp-led-waarmakers-lighting-cardboard-packaging-design-diy-movie/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

Equalizer lamps by Ladies & Gentlemen Studio feature pastel-coloured glass shades

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        <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/events/2016/new-york-design-week-2016/"><strong>New York 2016:</strong></a> US atelier Ladies &amp; Gentlemen Studio has designed a series of <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/lighting/">lighting</a> pendants with glass spheres that change colour once the light is turned on (+ slideshow). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/05/11/equalizer-lamp-ladies-gentlemen-studio-john-hogan-future-perfect-new-york-design-week/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

Vincent van Duysen designs concrete LED lamp for Flos

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        <strong><a href="http://www.dezeen.com/events/2016/milan-design-week-2016">Milan 2016:</a></strong> Belgian architect <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/vincent-van-duysen">Vincent Van Duysen</a> has created a cast-concrete lamp as part of a range of designs for Italian brand <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/flos/">Flos</a> (+ slideshow). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/04/28/vincent-van-duysen-casting-concrete-lamps-flos-milan-design-week-2016/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

Mood Ring House by Silo AR+D glows with a rainbow of colours

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        <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/usa/">American</a> firm Silo AR+D has included multicoloured <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/LEDs/">LEDs</a> that are controlled by a smartphone on the exterior of this Arkansas home (+ slideshow). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/03/23/silo-ard-mood-ring-house-arkansas-fayetteville-multicoloured-leds-cantilever-architecture/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

Levity lights by Studio Truly Truly feature flexible looped LEDs

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        <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/events/2016/northmodern-design-fair-copenhagen-2016/"><strong>Northmodern 2016:</strong></a> Dutch design firm Studio Truly Truly has created a collection of <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/lighting">lamps</a> featuring bendy <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/leds/">LED</a> lights arranged in loops (+ slideshow). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/01/14/levity-lights-studio-truly-truly-flexible-looped-leds-northmodern/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

HCWD launches white-concrete version of portable LED Brick lamp

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        New York-based HCWD Studio has released a <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/white-concrete/">white-concrete</a> version of its cordless brick-shaped <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/lighting/">lamp</a>, which is activated by movement rather than a switch (+ movie). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2015/12/30/hcwd-studio-white-concrete-version-portable-led-brick-lamp-design/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

Keyless Grasp bicycle lock uses fingerprint data to unlock

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        A biometric <a href="http://dezeen.com/tag/cycling-accessories">bike lock</a> that opens using the owner's thumbprint has been launched on <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/kickstarter">Kickstarter</a> by a pair of San Francisco engineers. <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2015/11/12/keyless-grasp-bicycle-lock-fingerprint-data-sarb-singh-samson-berhane-cycling-accessory-kickstarter/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

Japan’s “toilet of the year” by Klein Dytham Architecture seems to offer no privacy

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        People appear to be dancing, jumping and skating behind the seemingly translucent facade of this public <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/toilets/">restroom</a>, which has just been named Japanese Toilet of the Year (+ movie). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2015/10/29/klein-dytham-architecture-toilet-of-the-year-gallery-toto-narita-airport-tokyo-japan/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

Phototrope shirt by Pauline van Dongen includes LEDs to improve safety for night runners

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        Dutch designer Pauline van Dongen has created an illuminated garment using LEDs and foil, designed to improve safety for runners on public roads and pathways. <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2015/05/18/phototrope-shirt-by-pauline-van-dongen-includes-leds-to-improve-safety-for-night-runners/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

Six Tasklights to Brighten Workspaces

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      Fixtures from lighting manufacturers Artemide, Luceplan, Marset, and others use streamlined form factors to enhance desktop illumination.

Product> Bright Outlook: Six Great Interior Light Fixtures

High intensity design coupled with low energy consumption makes these new lighting fixtures worthy candidates for inclusion in a full spectrum of environments: hospitality, office/commercial, retail, and residential. Some are unabashed focal points, others play a supporting role in the design, but all of them boost the aesthetic wattage of any interior. Global Lighting Zero […]

Bittertang Farms’ organic amphitheater sprouts from straw in Lake Forest, Illinois

Work wrapped up this summer on Bittertang Farms’ installation at Ragdale, the nonprofit artists’ community in Chicago’s North Shore suburbs, and true to its plans the straw amphitheater springs forth from a lush hillside in Lake Forest, Illinois. Designers Michael Loverich and Antonio Torres of The Bittertang Farm won $15,000 earlier this year to erect the 102nd Ragdale Ring—an ongoing design competition […]

Citation: New York City Streetlight

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      The Office for Visual Interaction, Thomas Phifer and Partners, and Werner Sobek bring beauty and efficiency to a ubiquitous fixture.

LEDs are finally able to create light of the quality designers “expect it to be” says Arik Levy

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        LEDs are the light of the future now that the technology is finally advanced enough for it to be interesting to designers, according to industrial designer <a title="Arik Levy archive on Dezeen" href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/arik-levy">Arik Levy</a> (+ slideshow). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2014/06/09/arik-levy-interview-leds-are-finally-able-to-create-light-of-the-quality-designers-expect-it-to-be/" class="more-link">(more...)</a>