<a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/10/08/plumen-wattnott-light-bulb-25-year-lifespan-lighting-design/"> <img src="https://static.dezeen.com/uploads/2016/10/plumen-wattnott-lightbulb-collection-lighting-technology_dezeen_sq-936x936.jpg" /> </a> 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…)</a>
<a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/06/26/video-r16-lamp-led-waarmakers-lighting-cardboard-packaging-design-diy-movie/"> <img src="https://static.dezeen.com/uploads/2016/06/r16-led-lights-waarmakers-packaging-design-lighting-product-cardboard-tube-waste-sustainability-_dezeen_sq2.jpg" /> </a> 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…)</a>
<a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/05/11/equalizer-lamp-ladies-gentlemen-studio-john-hogan-future-perfect-new-york-design-week/"> <img src="https://static.dezeen.com/uploads/2016/05/future-perfect_new-york-design-week_equalizer_lighting_john-hogan-extra_dezeen_936_sq.jpg" /> </a> <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/events/2016/new-york-design-week-2016/"><strong>New York 2016:</strong></a> US atelier Ladies & 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…)</a>
<a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/04/28/vincent-van-duysen-casting-concrete-lamps-flos-milan-design-week-2016/"> <img src="https://static.dezeen.com/uploads/2016/04/casting-vincent-van-duysen-flos-led-lighting-product-design-milan-design-week-2016_dezeen_sq2.jpg" /> </a> <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…)</a>
<a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/03/23/silo-ard-mood-ring-house-arkansas-fayetteville-multicoloured-leds-cantilever-architecture/"> <img src="https://static.dezeen.com/uploads/2016/03/sq_dezeen_936_0-3.jpg" /> </a> <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…)</a>
<a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/01/14/levity-lights-studio-truly-truly-flexible-looped-leds-northmodern/"> <img src="http://static.dezeen.com/uploads/2016/01/Levity-lights_LED_Studio-Truly-Truly_lighting_lamps_dezeen_sq.jpg" /> </a> <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…)</a>
<a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2015/12/30/hcwd-studio-white-concrete-version-portable-led-brick-lamp-design/"> <img src="http://static.dezeen.com/uploads/2015/12/Brick-Lamp-by-HCWD-Studio_dezeen_sqa.jpg" /> </a> 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…)</a>
<a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2015/11/12/keyless-grasp-bicycle-lock-fingerprint-data-sarb-singh-samson-berhane-cycling-accessory-kickstarter/"> <img src="http://static.dezeen.com/uploads/2015/11/Grasp_bike-lock_Samson-Berhane_Sarb-Singh_dezeen_sq.jpg" /> </a> 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…)</a>
<a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2015/10/29/klein-dytham-architecture-toilet-of-the-year-gallery-toto-narita-airport-tokyo-japan/"> <img src="http://static.dezeen.com/uploads/2015/10/Gallery-TOTO_Narita-Airport_Klein-Dytham_dezeen_sq.jpg" /> </a> 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…)</a>
<a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2015/05/18/phototrope-shirt-by-pauline-van-dongen-includes-leds-to-improve-safety-for-night-runners/"> <img src="http://static.dezeen.com/uploads/2015/05/Phototrope-illuminated-running-shirt-by-Pauline-van-Dongen_dezeen_468_0.jpg" /> </a> 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…)</a>
<a href='http://www.architectmagazine.com/products/six-tasklights-to-brighten-workspaces_o.aspx?rssLink=Six+Tasklights+to+Brighten+Workspaces' > <img src='http://www.architectmagazine.com/Images/1009-PB-HERO_tcm20-2171120.png?width=90' alt='1009-PB-HERO' title='1009-PB-HERO' /></a> Fixtures from lighting manufacturers Artemide, Luceplan, Marset, and others use streamlined form factors to enhance desktop illumination.
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 […]
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 […]
<a href='http://www.architectmagazine.com/technology/citation-new-york-city-streetlight_o.aspx?rssLink=Citation%3A+New+York+City+Streetlight' > <img src='http://www.architectmagazine.com/Images/RandD_NYCStreetlight_HERO_tcm20-2153636.jpg?width=90' alt='RandD_NYCStreetlight_HERO.jpg' title='RandD_NYCStreetlight_HERO.jpg' /></a> The Office for Visual Interaction, Thomas Phifer and Partners, and Werner Sobek bring beauty and efficiency to a ubiquitous fixture.