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.
Our cities are not only oversaturated with light, they are made all the worse with bad lighting schemes that don’t consider people. Enter the CRI Awards – awards for awful lighting.
Indesign visits the ‘professional home’ of PSLab in London. Designed by JamesPlumb, this space is neither an office nor a showroom, but functions as both.
We get insight into Wästberg, a Swedish brand built on the notion of light as a source of safety and comfort.
Øivind Slaatto’s new silver-foil version of his Louis Poulsen Patera lamp brings new dimensions to his modern take on the chandelier.
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.
Rockstars of the lighting design scene, we get the inside scoop on how Apparatus Studio has shone in a saturated market.
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.
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.
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.