Topic: lighting design

UNESCO declares May 16 as the International Day of Light every year

Following a highly successful International Year of Light, which highlighted the importance of light-based sciences and technologies, UNESCO has declared May 16 as the International Day of Light every year. It is a global initiative that provides a platform for the continued appreciation … More

Technology is pushing forward human-centric lighting, experts reveal

Aesthetics aside, lighting has become an integral part of interior design. It not only encourages a dialogue among the different dimensions – light, space and time – but also takes on a multitude of roles within architectural spaces and built environments. From creating … More

Comment: Lighting gets smaller, smarter and ever-more sustainable

With more funding being spent on research related to well-being, it’s hard to keep up with new findings and statistics in the field of design. However, there is one topic in particular that seems to have got everyone’s attention currently – lighting. It’s … More

Richard Holmes of iGuzzini talks about lighting design’s role as a protagonist in architecture

New cutting-edge technologies are leading ground-breaking concepts in lighting design, amid new launches by lumen companies tailored for the digital age. Light is the protagonist of a profound revolution in architecture: it motivates space, affirms, evokes, alludes and defends projects, says Richard Holmes, regional … More

Opinion: Research elevates design and its impact

I have a confession: I had a star-struck moment recently. Her energy is infectious, and her ideas, thought-provoking. I’m talking about our cover personality in the April issue of Commercial Interior Design (CID), Patricia Urquiola ( page 12), who was in town to … More

Q & A: Jake Dyson highlights the importance of engineering-driven design

At the launch of the prestigious James Dyson Award in Dubai, Jake Dyson tells Commercial Interior Design that innovation will underscore development around the world. Jake Dyson has not only inherited a famous last name but also an equally brilliant mind. His father, … More

Lebanese designer Richard Yasmine to showcase two collections during Milan Design Fair 2018

Lebanese interior architect and furniture designer Richard Yasmine will be showcasing two collections during Milan Design Week, both stemming from a message to spread love and bring awareness about heritage and the natural environment. The first collection is called Hawa Beirut – an … More

New products on the market: March 2018

Here is a list of Commercial Interior Design’s selection of the top new products in the market. Silq by Steelcase The newly-launched Silq is a revolutionary new task chair by Steelcase. It particularly stands out because it offers only one lever to change … More

Acoulite announces collaboration with Dyson

Acoulite, a lighting and acoustic supplier in the Gulf, has announced that it has partnered with the British brand, Dyson, as its official lighting partnered with the British brand, Dyson, as its official lighting partner in the region. Dyson, which is led by … More

Pantone debuts first lighting collection in partnership with e3Light

The colour specialist Pantone has just launched its first lighting collection in partnership with Danish company e3light. Taking inspiration from iconic Scandinavian design traditions, the Coll.One Collection is characterised by simple and clean lines, and surprisingly it comes in subdued colours. “In creating … More

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