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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.

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.

Master the art of architectural lighting with this 3 day course from UTS

Master the art of architectural lighting with this 3 day course from UTS

Looking to continue your professional development? Don’t miss this opportunity to learn how to harness the power of lighting in a range of design applications. Places are filling fast!

The Indesign Edit: Ross Gardam, The Pursuit of Refinement & Innovation

The Indesign Edit: Ross Gardam, The Pursuit of Refinement & Innovation

A year in review: Melbourne-based industrial designer, Ross Gardam talks to us about his most recent collections and what the future has in store in this edition of the Indesign Edit.

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.

Motif introduces a new dimension in lighting design

Motif introduces a new dimension in lighting design

Australian brand, Luxxbox brings a playfulness to lighting design with Motif – a collection of patterns designed to elevate the workplace.

World Leading Designers Available Locally

World Leading Designers Available Locally

Recently released new designs from Bassam Fellows, Muuto and Established & Sons have officially landed in store and online at Living Edge.

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.

What Did You Learn When Magnus Wästberg Was Here?

What Did You Learn When Magnus Wästberg Was Here?

Recently in Australia to visit Euroluce, Swedish lighting designer Magnus Wästberg brought with him copies of his lighting design manifesto, Lamps for Neanderthal Man.

5 minutes with Wästberg founder Magnus Wästberg

5 minutes with Wästberg founder Magnus Wästberg

We get insight into Wästberg, a Swedish brand built on the notion of light as a source of safety and comfort.

Louis Poulsen reinvents the chandelier again with Patera Silver

Louis Poulsen reinvents the chandelier again with Patera Silver

Øivind Slaatto’s new silver-foil version of his Louis Poulsen Patera lamp brings new dimensions to his modern take on the chandelier.

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.

Louis Poulsen celebrates 125 years of innovation with Poul Henningsen

Louis Poulsen celebrates 125 years of innovation with Poul Henningsen

The PH 5 and PH Artichoke are among Poul Henningsen’s most beloved lighting designs. Louis Poulsen marks his 125th birthday with new versions of these eternal classics.

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.

The late bloomer: Jon Goulder

The late bloomer: Jon Goulder

Jon Goulder has been a mainstay of the Australian design industry for 20 years, but it’s only now that he considers his career to be taking off. We look at the 2019 INDE Luminary nominees career trajectory.

Integrating light into heritage design

Integrating light into heritage design

Lighting can play a crucial role in working symbiotically with a heritage structure – bringing to light the existing beauty of an older building. As Martin Klaasen, founder and director of Klaasen Lighting Design (KLD) shares.

Making a moving picture: Studio Y and Ambience Lighting

Making a moving picture: Studio Y and Ambience Lighting

When longtime collaborators Studio Y and Ambience Lighting came together on a personal project, they successfully plotted the concept for an office space that is at once conducive to work and incredibly dramatic.

How Clipsal stays switched on

How Clipsal stays switched on

The award-winning team at the Clipsal design lab have got a range of light and switch styles covered – ensuring the perfect fit for every unique client.

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.

5 minutes with… Studio Truly Truly

5 minutes with… Studio Truly Truly

We catch Joel Booy, one half of Netherlands-based Aussie expats Studio Truly Truly, on home soil for the launch of Typography, the duo’s box-fresh lighting system for Rakumba.

Foscarini lighting the way

Foscarini lighting the way

ECAL and Foscarini present an intimate exhibition at Palazzo Litta showcasing nine lighting objects that explore the ways light accompany our movement in a space.

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.

The Ephemeral Nature of Light With Siobhan Gomes McNabb

The Ephemeral Nature of Light With Siobhan Gomes McNabb

SGM-LCD is a recently established lighting consultancy and design practice led by Siobhan Gomes McNabb. Here, we discuss her international experiences, creative insights and exposure to such a fascinating element.

888 Collins Street is Getting Lit

888 Collins Street is Getting Lit

Designed by Ramus Illumination for the Woods Bagot project, the illuminated façade of this Melbourne residential development is putting on a good show – just like the local weather.

Sacred Light: The Cirio

Sacred Light: The Cirio

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

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.

Moon Lighting

Moon Lighting

As NYCxDESIGN draws to a close, and the international design fair circuit continues into 2016, we’ve noticed a number of spherical and soft glowing, orb-like lamps. Here are our favourites.

Capturing the light with Arkoslight

Capturing the light with Arkoslight

Focused on creating pieces based on human activity and our fundamental needs, Arkoslight has constantly delivered premium-quality designed lights since 1984. At Salone del Mobile 2019, the Spanish brand debuts new creations to the renowned lighting collection.

Vibia unveils new lighting collections at Salone del Mobile

Vibia unveils new lighting collections at Salone del Mobile

Find out which new lighting products by Vibia made a debut in the hallowed halls of Euroluce 2019.

Infinity Awards 2013: Sydney

Infinity Awards 2013: Sydney

Infinite creativity in lighting design was toasted at the first ever Infinity Awards nights in Sydney last week

5 Mins With… Mark Elliott

5 Mins With… Mark Elliott

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

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.