These are early stage “mood board” AI renderings exploring darkness as a luxurious, sumptuous experience – and what new forms of decorative lighting concepts may stem from those designs. “So benumbed are we nowadays by electric lights that we have … Continue reading sumptuous darkness
Lightwave Laser is a Santa Rosa, California based company that makes a variety of architectural-scale laser-cut panels. They have a nice collection of back-lit application examples. Like my work with Luminous Patterns, I believe this area embedded luminous architecture is ripe for innovative new concepts. Continue reading lightwave laser
Mario Romano is a Santa Monica-based designer and manufacturer of decorative CNC-carved Corian walls. Romano has created some beautiful and very unique relief patterns and architectural cladding systems. Continue reading mario romano
Parisian designer and interior architect Noé Duchaufour-Lawrence has caught my eye with several projects that elegantly demonstrate the transition of architectural lighting systems from discrete, inanimate objects to interactive embedded luminous systems. Dezeen recently covered an installation titled Naturoscopie II … Continue reading noe duchaufour-lawrence
My post on Modular Arts is already 3-years old and continues to be one of my top viewed posts…so clearly there continues to be great interest in highly textured wall surfaces. I came across an Italian startup named 3D Surface with some … Continue reading 3D surface
You know you want to: Go ahead, reach out and touch the walls.
Interlam is a Virginia-based fabricator of three-dimensional, cut-to-order wall panels. Using thick sheets of various fiberboard products, they CNC router-cut panels with a variety of patterns of varying depth and relief. It is really amazing the impact one new tool, such as large-format CNC router tables, can have on the abilities of designers to infuse their spaces with new forms of visual richness.
All of these products are complemented nicely with linear grazing light sources, positioned just a few inches off the surface, such as Color Kinetics’ Graze fixture or Focal Point’s Mini-Grazer.
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