Category Archives: Lighting Inspiration

lijiang, china

I recently traveled to the Old City of Lijiang, China.  A beautiful UNESCO World Heritage site, the Old City is set into the foothills of a mountain region and consists of crafted timber frames, fired clay roof tiles and exquisitely carved

lijiang, china

I recently traveled to the Old City of Lijiang, China.  A beautiful UNESCO World Heritage site, the Old City is set into the foothills of a mountain region and consists of crafted timber frames, fired clay roof tiles and exquisitely carved

inventdesign

InventDesign is an Amsterdam-based manufacturer of specialty LED lighting solutions.  Check out their portfolio pages for a wild variety of cool projects.

inventdesign

InventDesign is an Amsterdam-based manufacturer of specialty LED lighting solutions.  Check out their portfolio pages for a wild variety of cool projects.

lensvector for wall grazing effects?

How about this:  Take a row of LensVector’s solid-state beam-shaping lenses and put them into an old-school wall grazer, something like the classic Edison Price “Spredlite” row of PAR lamps.  The effects of the beams zooming narrow-to-wide along the length

lensvector for wall grazing effects?

How about this:  Take a row of LensVector’s solid-state beam-shaping lenses and put them into an old-school wall grazer, something like the classic Edison Price “Spredlite” row of PAR lamps.  The effects of the beams zooming narrow-to-wide along the length

lg’s senses of the future exhibition at milan designweek 2017

LG partnered with Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka for an insanely beautiful installation at this year’s Milan Design Week. The installation consists of two primary features:  “Chairs” created from LG’s doublesided (!), transparent (!!) OLED screens and a huge wall created

lg’s senses of the future exhibition at milan designweek 2017

LG partnered with Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka for an insanely beautiful installation at this year’s Milan Design Week. The installation consists of two primary features:  “Chairs” created from LG’s doublesided (!), transparent (!!) OLED screens and a huge wall created

hong kong’s neon signs

It is really quite sad how fast Hong Kong and Kowloon are loosing their iconic and fabulous neon signage.  Even from when I first visited in 2006 to when I visited earlier this year, the change was striking.  The luminous

hong kong’s neon signs

It is really quite sad how fast Hong Kong and Kowloon are loosing their iconic and fabulous neon signage.  Even from when I first visited in 2006 to when I visited earlier this year, the change was striking.  The luminous

it’s time to revolt against the tyranny of downlights

If you’re an architect or lighting designer, don’t succumb to the seductive tyranny of those easy little circles on the RCP.  You know what I mean.  It’s just so easy to COPY/PASTE those little circles in a neat little line

it’s time to revolt against the tyranny of downlights

If you’re an architect or lighting designer, don’t succumb to the seductive tyranny of those easy little circles on the RCP.  You know what I mean.  It’s just so easy to COPY/PASTE those little circles in a neat little line

breeze lamp

An interesting concept from design student Xinyue Yang, via Core77. Although I love the exploration of new ways to interact with lighting, I’m not sure about blowing as a consistent or practical method.  But I like the look of these.  

breeze lamp

An interesting concept from design student Xinyue Yang, via Core77. Although I love the exploration of new ways to interact with lighting, I’m not sure about blowing as a consistent or practical method.  But I like the look of these.