Quality. Creativity. Innovation. Environmental awareness. In modern lighting, you can expect these values and more from brands who manufacture their designs right here in the United States. Where a product is manufactured can have implications in everything from the technology to the environmental impact of a design. You can find a number of brands throughout […]
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Arturo Alvarez is the brand–and the man–behind some of the most conceptually beautiful handmade lighting designs on the market today. Each piece is handmade in a studio by local Spanish artisans. (As proof, the company even features videos of their fixtures being made on their website; check out a couple of them at the end […]
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Robert Sonneman, creative visionary behind SONNEMAN – A Way of Light, gives us an inside look at the latest Inside-Out collection, his architectural indoor/outdoor LED lighting, available exclusively at YLighting. In 2018, SONNEMAN – A Way of Light introduced new designs to the expanding Inside-Out collection. Tell us about this latest expansion of architectural indoor/outdoor LED lighting that includes […]
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Impressive lighting with austere lines do exist. What they may lack in decorative details, minimalist pendant lighting designs more than make up for in a pure display of materials, textures, shapes and gorgeous light diffusion. Here are ten of my favorite pendant lights that design minimalists will also love: Beat Fat Pendant Light by Tom […]
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Many modern lighting designs possess a natural beauty through their construction from materials like wood, metal and stone. In particular, marble has become a mainstay in the repertoire of contemporary lighting designers, and with good reason. Its weight, naturally occurring visual patterns and subtly opulent look all come together to provide both style and substance […]
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In Barcelona, design and culture go hand in hand. From the rich history of Catalonia to the beauty of the Mediterranean region, the city is high on the list of European and worldwide design influence. It’s here where Vibia thrives, with a collaborative and forward-thinking team that embodies the ideals of its location and the philosophies […]
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While it is an often overlooked fact, lighting is as much engineering as it is design. And lighting design responds directly to the technology of the time. LED has revolutionized many things about the world of lighting, including power usage and lifespan. But the most visible and the most dramatic is what can be done […]
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Ceiling fans have long had a bad rap in the design world, known for over indexing on function for form and standing out like a sore thumb in a modern space. Finding one that can seamlessly pair with your modern taste—contemporary style with still-impressive utility—is no small feat. We’ve rounded up the following 10 fans […]
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Since 2008, DCW éditions has been reviving and editing versions of beloved designs from eras gone by. With their first production, the GRAS lamp, they brought to light Bernard-Albin Gras’ 1921 design, lauded as the first articulated lamp of the 20th century. Ten years on, DCW is also collaborating with such renowned designers as Dominique […]
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Days are longer, temperatures are higher and entertaining outdoors is lasting long into the night. To keep the party going after the sun goes down, you need to add light to your outdoor space. So what’s an easy way to add light that still packs a big design punch? String lights! While string lights are […]
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