Category Archives: Creative Manufacturers

transforma by jacob antoni

I like this chandelier concept called “Transforma” by Toronto designer Jacob Antoni – it reminds me of a Hoberman sphere.  The chandelier is a beautiful integration of LED lighting into wood.  Yet I also see lots of opportunity to use

transforma by jacob antoni

I like this chandelier concept called “Transforma” by Toronto designer Jacob Antoni – it reminds me of a Hoberman sphere.  The chandelier is a beautiful integration of LED lighting into wood.  Yet I also see lots of opportunity to use

ligeo

If Buckminster Fuller was a lighting designer, he would have created this… Ligeo is an interesting lighting concept from German company GiP Innovation Tools, which I came across at the recent Euroshop 2017 show.  I love how they took the essence

ligeo

If Buckminster Fuller was a lighting designer, he would have created this… Ligeo is an interesting lighting concept from German company GiP Innovation Tools, which I came across at the recent Euroshop 2017 show.  I love how they took the essence

glowing shade concept

Via Core77.com, an interesting concept for a luminous retractable shade from Siyu Lou, a young Chinese industrial designer.  I definitely see application for a concept such as this in cramped urban areas or for dark northern locales.  I also like

glowing shade concept

Via Core77.com, an interesting concept for a luminous retractable shade from Siyu Lou, a young Chinese industrial designer.  I definitely see application for a concept such as this in cramped urban areas or for dark northern locales.  I also like

lumigram

LumiGram is a French company that produces fiber-optic-based luminous fabric. LumiGram has some fascinating projects on their website ranging from fashion to architecture.  For example, a Zac Posen designed dress for Claire Danes at the 2016 Met Gala: A very

lumigram

LumiGram is a French company that produces fiber-optic-based luminous fabric. LumiGram has some fascinating projects on their website ranging from fashion to architecture.  For example, a Zac Posen designed dress for Claire Danes at the 2016 Met Gala: A very

philips luminous patterns – virtual reality rendering experiments

As part of our Philips Luminous Patterns development efforts, Eline Slingerland developed virtual models of our products using the Unreal Engine as part of her internship at Philips Research.  Unreal is normally a game development engine for serious Xbox and

philips luminous patterns – virtual reality rendering experiments

As part of our Philips Luminous Patterns development efforts, Eline Slingerland developed virtual models of our products using the Unreal Engine as part of her internship at Philips Research.  Unreal is normally a game development engine for serious Xbox and

crowd funded heliostat

Found this on Core77.com:  “Caia” is a crowd funded robotic, portable, solar-powered heliostat for residential use.  Check out Selenica’s Indigogo site for the pitch. Pretty cool…for those of you who live in sunny climes.  For those of us in the

crowd funded heliostat

Found this on Core77.com:  “Caia” is a crowd funded robotic, portable, solar-powered heliostat for residential use.  Check out Selenica’s Indigogo site for the pitch. Pretty cool…for those of you who live in sunny climes.  For those of us in the

ecosense lighting – rise

Nice to see my old friends at Ecosense Lighting launch a creative new spot-lighting product series called Rise.  The compact modular design and bracketing options are interesting and finally an evolution beyond the usual spot light designs.  Plus a full

ecosense lighting – rise

Nice to see my old friends at Ecosense Lighting launch a creative new spot-lighting product series called Rise.  The compact modular design and bracketing options are interesting and finally an evolution beyond the usual spot light designs.  Plus a full