Flexible and elegant lighting solutions can be tough to find, but these designs from the likes of HAY, Pablo, FLOS, and Martinelli Luce shine the way.
At the Milanese fair, the marriage of technological advancement and design innovation was on full display with literal major wattage.
Another hackneyed release aimed at peripatetic minimalists Circ is not: The light’s cheeky proportions direct attention—gently and quite novelly—to its handle.
Since its founding 32 years ago, the studio has projected its designs onto projects of all types and scales, from the Times Square Ball to the space shuttle Enterprise.
Gander’s practice is twofold, straddling conceptual and industrial design: He develops restrained commercial editions under a moniker and imaginative sculptural work under his own name.
The Lighting Research Center (LRC) is doubling down on efforts to educate designers and manufacturers about the potential impact light has on human health.
The anodized aluminum desk light—fashioned after an old-style car’s headlight—shines from LEDs at both ends, one side dimming as the other brightens.
The Right Environment: Kevin Van Den Wymelenberg on Increasing Demands for Lighting Controls in 2019 and Beyond
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 third installment of the series, Metropolis caught up with Kevin Van Den Wymelenberg, who shared his insights…
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.