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Feel the world in a new light with Tobias Grau

Feel the world in a new light with Tobias Grau

According to Le Corbusier, the struggle for it underpins the history of architecture. Frank Lloyd Wright described it as a “beautifier of buildings”. And Motoko Ishii famously equated it to life itself. Indispensable, life-affirming and metamorphic, light underpins all architectural and design efforts.

Lighting designs that create a memorable glow

Lighting designs that create a memorable glow

Enlightened Living is renowned for their extensive collection of spectacular luminaires from some of the most esteemed designers and brands across the globe. Here, we take a look at three lighting products that bring exemplary function and unbounded design possibilities.

Lighting & DFMA – the Benefits of Integrating Systems Early in the Fabrication Process

Lighting & DFMA – the Benefits of Integrating Systems Early in the Fabrication Process

Presented by Light Project | 12:00 PM, 9th June 2022

Shining a light on the art of expressive lighting design

Shining a light on the art of expressive lighting design

With a focus on quality craftsmanship, tradition and superior function, Enlightened Living continues to illuminate our everyday spaces with their extensive collection of timeless lighting products.

Expert architectural lighting solutions with endless possibilities

Expert architectural lighting solutions with endless possibilities

Since its inception, KLIK Systems continues to impress the education sector with their extensive collections of architectural linear lighting.

Astro Lighting: International design with a British core

Astro Lighting: International design with a British core

We sit down with Astro Lighting’s Cofounder and Design Director, James Bassant, to talk about the design philosophy fuelling the international success of the brand, the importance of being accessible – and why Astro never aspired to be achingly cool.

Transforming civic spaces with lighting design: 3 Australian case studies

Transforming civic spaces with lighting design: 3 Australian case studies

Blending functionality and style, KLIK Systems’ architectural lighting solutions help create safe and welcoming spaces that bring the community together.

A sight to behold: The magic of expressive lighting

A sight to behold: The magic of expressive lighting

In a magical lighting installation designed by STUDIOX3, Stylecraft extends their European offering with an exciting new collaboration with Italian powerhouse, Artemide.

AKWA technology KLIKs into gear

AKWA technology KLIKs into gear

Created to ensure practicality and style, KLIK Systems’ AKWA range opens up an infinite amount of possibilities for designers.

What’s New in Lighting – Performance, Sustainability & More

What’s New in Lighting – Performance, Sustainability & More

Presented by Light Culture

Illuminating lights to transform the modern residence

Illuminating lights to transform the modern residence

Living Edge presents some of the most awe-inspiring lighting products from esteemed designers all around the globe to Australian shores. Explore this edition of the Indesign Edit below.

Explore Light and Shadow with Kreon

Explore Light and Shadow with Kreon

By Kreon

Switched On – Light Culture and BEGA a new partnership

Switched On – Light Culture and BEGA a new partnership

An exciting venture is about to begin as Light Culture commences an exclusive partnership with German luminaire manufacturer BEGA that is certain to light up Australia.

Louis Poulsen Brings Back The Smallest Member Of The AJ Family

Louis Poulsen Brings Back The Smallest Member Of The AJ Family

Louis Poulsen celebrates Arne Jacobsen’s iconic lighting fixtures with a reissue of the AJ range, including the AJ Minis, which have been released in a range of special edition colours available exclusively for 2020.

‘We wanted to imbue all our products with rich personalities,’ Dowel Jones on championing creativity

‘We wanted to imbue all our products with rich personalities,’ Dowel Jones on championing creativity

With just one week to go, Dowel Jones’ Design From Home competition seeks to ignite collaboration and artistry across Australia’s design community.

Ceto: A moment of nostalgia, illuminated

Ceto: A moment of nostalgia, illuminated

Australian lighting and furniture designer, Ross Gardam unveils the Ceto collection – the brand’s biggest luminaire range to date.

Ross Gardam: Emotion by Design

Ross Gardam: Emotion by Design

He is a mid-career designer, but retains the fresh vision of someone just starting out. Meet Ross Gardam, one of the great success stories of Australian design.

Gubi adds more luxury to its evolving collection

Gubi adds more luxury to its evolving collection

Ownworld’s Danish partner Gubi has unveiled a range of new furniture and lighting to inspire the best for your next residential, commercial or hospitality project in 2020.

A warm, personal glow from a Louis Poulsen collectors’ item

A warm, personal glow from a Louis Poulsen collectors’ item

The Water Pump, designed by Poul Henningsen in the 1950s, is a classic adjustable floor lamp with the anti-glare ingenuity of the Louis Poulsen PH three-shade system – in warm amber-coloured glass.

The satisfying practicality of Louis Poulsen’s VL Ring Crown

The satisfying practicality of Louis Poulsen’s VL Ring Crown

Straddling tradition and modernity, Vilhelm Lauritzen designed the VL Ring Crown light in the 1940s with a keen eye for practicality and beauty. Now Louis Poulsen has re-issued the design classic for contemporary times.

USM Haller E: Classic furniture in a new light

USM Haller E: Classic furniture in a new light

Fusing classic Bauhaus style metal tubing with advanced interior lighting, USM’s Haller E system sheds a new light on furniture design.

The art of light with WonderGlass

The art of light with WonderGlass

In 2013 Christian Mussati co-founded WonderGlass with his father Maurizio. The Italian handblown glass lighting company has become known for its bespoke craftsmanship and collaborative efforts with some of the architecture, design and art industry’s most globally revered names.

The inner workings of Apparatus Studio

The inner workings of Apparatus Studio

Rockstars of the lighting design scene, we get the inside scoop on how Apparatus Studio has shone in a saturated market.

Transforming the downlight with the Laser Blade from iGuzzini

Transforming the downlight with the Laser Blade from iGuzzini

Leading the way in lighting for workplace environments, iGuzzini presents Laser Blade, a revolutionary new lighting system that allows illumination to be tailored to specific settings while showcasing the brand’s signature elegant, minimal design.

Christian Flindt sculpts soft wall illumination for Louis Poulsen with Flindt Wall

Christian Flindt sculpts soft wall illumination for Louis Poulsen with Flindt Wall

After redefining the beauty and effectiveness of bollard lighting with Flindt Bollard, Christian Flindt has renewed indoor and outdoor wall lighting with the softly illuminating Flindt Wall.

Six decades of Poul Henningsen Classics

Six decades of Poul Henningsen Classics

2018 marks 60 years since Danish designer Poul Henningsen gave the world the iconic PH 5, PH Artichoke, and PH Snowball lights, redefining modern illumination.

Louis Poulsen and six decades of Poul Henningsen Classics

Louis Poulsen and six decades of Poul Henningsen Classics

2018 marks 60 years since Danish designer Poul Henningsen gave the world the iconic PH 5, PH Artichoke, and PH Snowball lights, redefining modern illumination.

Indesign Top 5: Bar lighting design done right

Indesign Top 5: Bar lighting design done right

Bar lighting design is no small matter – the right ideas and execution can transform the local watering hole into the latest cocktail hotspot.

Quality of light for quality of life: The enduring appeal of Louis Poulsen

Quality of light for quality of life: The enduring appeal of Louis Poulsen

Now more than ever, we need things around us that work well and endure. We don’t have time for anything less.

Luxxbox’s Acoustic lighting gets an A+

Luxxbox’s Acoustic lighting gets an A+

Architectural lighting cannot always be described as fun. Luxxbox’s recent Architizer A+ award win shows that good design, with a fun twist, should always win out.

Unios Toolbox – the lighting revolution is here

Unios Toolbox – the lighting revolution is here

After nearly a full year of research and development, the Unios Toolbox has finally arrived, promising an entirely new and revolutionary way to specify lighting for architectural and designer projects.

Modo and the charm of Italian lighting

Modo and the charm of Italian lighting

Modo – the 15-year strong Italian lighting experts – channel beauty through its lighting work whether working with metal, fabric, blown glass or plastic. Available in Australia through Espo Lighting.

Central Spectrum: Louis Poulsen releases Cirque and NJP in soft grey tones

Central Spectrum: Louis Poulsen releases Cirque and NJP in soft grey tones

With the new editions, Louis Poulsen smartly caters to the increasingly varied range of aesthetics found in today’s homes and commercial spaces.

The designer furniture classics to specify in an office

The designer furniture classics to specify in an office

In workplaces big and small, designer furniture has the ability to take things up a notch. From unique tables to classic easy chairs – we count down the top six to bring into your next workplace project.

True to intent: Louis Poulsen brings Verner Panton’s 1971 vision to reality

True to intent: Louis Poulsen brings Verner Panton’s 1971 vision to reality

It’s been nearly 50 years in the making, but Verner Panton’s original fully metallised vision for the Panthella lamp is now a reality. Louis Poulsen presents Panthella MINI Chrome.

The experience of light with Louis Poulsen

The experience of light with Louis Poulsen

Louis Poulsen’s displays at the Light + Building fair in Germany, designed by Henning Larsen, went far beyond the visual by offering a rhythmic experience of light and an ideal representation of the brand’s DNA.

Everything is Illuminated! The Lighting Designers You Need to Know

Everything is Illuminated! The Lighting Designers You Need to Know

For designers, lighting is an underappreciated element that is integral to shaping the character of – and experience within – a space. We showcase some of the best lighting designers from across Australia and New Zealand.

An Evening With iGuzzini

An Evening With iGuzzini

Celebrating in style, iGuzzini pulled out all the stops for its recent client and staff party.

Louis Poulsen’s VL38: Learning from the functionalists

Louis Poulsen’s VL38: Learning from the functionalists

Simple, functional and no-nonsense, one of the Danish lighting company’s most iconic creations gets a sleek makeover in black aluminium.

Celebrating The Future Of Light With iGuzzini

Celebrating The Future Of Light With iGuzzini

Italian light mavens iGuzzini bring lighting to the future with the recent Sydney launch of the Laser Blade XS.

Igneous Light by James Walsh and Ash Allen

Igneous Light by James Walsh and Ash Allen

Inspired by the streets of their native town, Melbourne designers James Walsh and Ash Allen have designed the Igneous Light that brings Victorian bluestone indoors.

Creativity Has An Economy: Dowel Jones

Creativity Has An Economy: Dowel Jones

Meet Dale Hardiman and Adam Lynch, the designers behind Melbourne-based studio Dowel Jones who are fostering a culture of creativity and collaboration.

Douglas & Bec: A Family Business

Douglas & Bec: A Family Business

Meet Douglas and Bec, the father and daughter design team with a lifetime of experience designing and making things together.

Lighting Up the Future of UTS

Lighting Up the Future of UTS

The University of Technology Sydney has entered an interesting phase as it nears its 29th birthday, with a number of renovations taking place within its iconic brutalist Tower.

Sacred Light: The Cirio

Sacred Light: The Cirio

AJAR’s latest Cirio Chandelier brings the romance and mystery of Moorish design to Australia.

Designed in Context: Archier Lighting

Designed in Context: Archier Lighting

Lighting, from the architects who brought us SawMill House.

The British are Coming!

The British are Coming!

Following the success of their inaugural Tom Dixon showroom in New York City last year, the brand has renewed their commitment to the United States market with their current bi-coastal invasion.

Roll & Hill: Made to Order

Roll & Hill: Made to Order

Lighting company Roll & Hill have launched their first official showroom in the heart of Soho, New York City’s design mecca. Elana Castle reports.

Christopher Boots’ Sanctuary of Light

Christopher Boots’ Sanctuary of Light

Elana Castle catches up with Melburnian lighting luminary Christopher Boots following his participation in the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) in New York.

In Profile: Jake Dyson

In Profile: Jake Dyson

When Jake Dyson set out to redesign the task light he rethought the LED light bulb so that it actually does what it claims; and that is to be a truly sustainable light source. Rebecca Gross reports.

In Profile: Anaesthetic

In Profile: Anaesthetic

Meet Ben and Kiri Wahrlich, the husband and wife team behind design studio ANAESTHETIC who take great inspiration from their homeland New Zealand to design luxurious and precision-engineered lighting. Rebecca Gross reports.

In Profile: daast

In Profile: daast

Meet Andrew Southwood-Jones and Alexander Kashin, the driven and innovative designers behind daast, a Sydney-based design studio creating conceptual and experimental furniture, lighting, and architectural objects. Rebecca Gross reports.

A Trick of the Light

A Trick of the Light

The innovative Trick lighting system from iGuzzini gives designers a three-dimensional lighting game to play.

Space Shaper

Space Shaper

Iguzzini’s track lighting system designs space using light and shadow.

iGuzzini presents Laser Blade

iGuzzini presents Laser Blade

Leading the way in lighting for workplace environments, iGuzzini presents Laser Blade, a revolutionary new lighting system that allows illumination to be tailored to specific settings while showcasing the brand’s signature elegant, minimal design.

Seven Milan installations that were just more fabulous than the others

Seven Milan installations that were just more fabulous than the others

In the sensory cluster-barrrage that is the Milan design week, making a lasting impression requires not just beautiful product, but the creation of immersive, surprising and original environments. Indesign Managing Editor Lorenzo Logi shares his favourites from the fair.

Lucifero’s Light in Concrete

Lucifero’s Light in Concrete

Forged from a patented aerated concrete and fibreglass mix, Lucifero’s I-Cementi cement lighting is striking and strong.

Lighting Liberty with Lucifero’s Mini Incas

Lighting Liberty with Lucifero’s Mini Incas

Among Lucifero’s lighting collection are the Mini Incas down lights, available as a Trimless fitting, and a trimmed Ceiling fitting.

iGUZZINI DAZZLES SYDNEY WITH LAUNCH OF NEW SHOWROOM

iGUZZINI DAZZLES SYDNEY WITH LAUNCH OF NEW SHOWROOM

The world’s premier luxury lighting company iGuzzini impressed the who’s who of the Australian design and architecture community on Friday night, with launch of their first independent Australian showroom at Jones Bay Wharf.

SHOWCASED IN A NEW LIGHT

SHOWCASED IN A NEW LIGHT

Italian architectural lighting company iGuzzini has been represented in Australia for some time, but local partners illuminotecnica were committed to raising the brand’s awareness and profile to a level they felt reflected its status, with the very first iGuzzini Australian showroom experience.

All in The Family: iGuzzini

All in The Family: iGuzzini

In Indesign #60, we tell the story of Italian architectural lighting company, iGuzzini.

Adam Cruickshank’s ‘Beso’ Light

Adam Cruickshank’s ‘Beso’ Light

Two fluid lines effortlessly exist within an intimate space eventually linking together to create the Beso light.

ZAVA introduces ‘Andromeda’ Lighting

ZAVA introduces ‘Andromeda’ Lighting

Designed by Paolo Ulian, ‘Andromeda’ lighting makes a bold statement.

Blasted KL1 Light by Kai Link

Blasted KL1 Light by Kai Link

Pendant or standing lamp, hewn from one single piece of wood

Linear Spot Lights from Philips

Linear Spot Lights from Philips

Powerful, energy-saving LED spot lights for wall and ceiling

SPARC International Lighting Event 2013

SPARC International Lighting Event 2013

The harbourside lighting event announces international speakers and local standout Tim Greer

Illuminated Design: Melbourne’s Satelight

Illuminated Design: Melbourne’s Satelight

Custom luminaires designed and manufactured locally

5 Mins With… Mark Elliott

5 Mins With… Mark Elliott

Design Director at PointofView, Mark Elliott gives us five enlightening minutes of his time

Pollux by ERCO

Pollux by ERCO

Pollux luminaires can be used for accentuation. spotlighting. complete uniform lighting and special effects

Waf Collection from Hive

Waf Collection from Hive

Hive release the simple, wooden table and pendant lamps of Waf Collection

Aëon Illumination’s Kasteel Pendant Light

Aëon Illumination’s Kasteel Pendant Light

When you think of light, concrete is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. As part of the new Aeon Illumination™ collection, the light fittings incorporate honest materials to create a resolved design.