Created by Brooklyn design studio In Common With, the fixture plays up contrast, juxtaposing the slickness of a machined base with the hand-hewn rawness of the shade.
The Right Environment: Lisa Heschong on Why Daylight is the Most Important Architectural Consideration
sponsored by: Metropolis magazine, in partnership with Lutron, presents The Right Environment: a series of profiles featuring experts who are helping to make buildings better for occupants. For the second installment of the series, Metropolis caught up with design researcher and consultant, Lisa Heschong. Heschong…
sponsored by: Cirio translates directly to “candle” in Spanish. It is a fitting name for the Santa & Cole family of fixtures that embodies the likeness of this most ancient light source’s…
To do right by occupants, lighting designers should look to smart and adaptive controls.
Deborah Berke Partners' Collaboration with One Lux Studio Shows What Daylighting Design Can Do for Sustainability
Shared pursuits bring the architect and lighting designer together for an innovative project.
Brooklyn lighting designers Rich Brilliant Willing has teamed up with manufacturer OLEDworks to develop a futuristic, bendable lighting panel.
We showcase more than fifteen different releases that show where commercial design is going—from nature-inspired patterns to new ergonomics.
Reacting against the increasingly derided minimalism of Nordic design, Spanish designers and manufacturers continue to drive the Continent’s rustic aesthetic.
The founder of the lighting company Pablo, designer Pablo Pardo has launched a series of award-winning LED solutions at NeoCon.
In our over-lit cities, lighting designers are fighting back on behalf of darkness and night—not to mention public space and urban vitality.
After years spent working on other projects—including a stint at Ralph Lauren Home—Sonneman has happily spent the past 15 years back in the lighting industry.
Metropolis sat down with the lighting expert and founder of her eponymous, award-winning New York lighting consultancy to discuss the state of lighting design.
There was no shortage of beautiful and cutting-edge design at this year's Salone del Mobile, which just concluded in Milan.
In the new system, called Arrangements, individual elements can be combined and recombined to create one-of-a-kind lighting displays.
These Mexican designers, who unveiled new collections at Zona Maco last week, play with tradition to make cutting edge, contemporary works.
From Florence Knoll–inspired textiles to innovative 3D-printed objects, this year demonstrated the breadth and depth of contemporary design.
An ongoing survey of designers reveals the challenges they face and how they can be overcome.
The new technique, dubbed Rapid Liquid Printing, has broad potential to make 3D printing cheaper, faster, and more versatile.
The products Hubbell introduced this year are carefully considered from the perspective of every stakeholder in health care.
“The lamp is inspired directly from a lovers’ relationship,” says Keller. “Ceramic and glass are very different materials, very fragile but strong together at the same time.”