Topic: lighting design

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

Top new products for hospitality projects

Commercial Interior Design rounds up some of the latest product launches for the hospitality projects. This month, we have looked at some of the latest trends in hotel design, from outdoor furniture to “Instagram-able spaces”. Read the full feature here.  Justin Wells of … More

Industrial designer Rodrigo Vairinhos returns to Dubai with a new range of suspension lamps

Established in Germany by Portuguese industrial designer, Rodrigo Vairinhos, NEO Studios is returning to this year’s Downtown Design fair in Dubai to introduce Smoke, its latest collection of suspension lamps. A flat vertical ceramic suspension lamp, Smoke by Neo is the latest trendsetter in the lighting industry.  An elegant … More

Caglayan Architects use vintage elements to create nostalgic experience for Istanbul restaurant

Istanbul-based Caglayan Architects is the design team behind the new industrial-looking interiors of Demirci Restaurant, located in Fatih, one of the old districts of the city. Following the brief to create a space that will offer its visitors “ escape from the busy … More

Chilean industrial designer Pedro Pablo creates The Chocolate Lamp

Food as inspiration and a modular design, such as the Rubik cube, were the elements that led Chilean industrial designer Pedro Pablo to create his Chocolate Design collection. The Chocolate Lamp is the first product developed with the modular concept in mind. The … More

Amanda Buckley designs a table lamp that encourages viewers to look directly into it

For her latest Empty Light, an American product designer Amanda Buckley has recently won the Bronze Award in the 2017 European Product Design Awards. Unlike most lamps, Empty Light encourages viewers to look directly into it. It features an empty concave shade coated in … More

New Delhi-based designer Paul Matter explores different approaches to light design

New Delhi-based lighting design studio Paul Matter recently introduced a series of lights, designed in collaboration with clothes maker Kallol Datta.  Named Overlay & Underlay, the collection explores different approaches to light design. Blending the traditional and the experimental, form and function, the collection … More

First look: Anarchitect designs El Chiringuito Ibiza, Dubai

For El Chiringuito Ibiza, Dubai project, Dubai-based design studio Anarchitect inherited an existing space which the team had to completely transform within a tight time frame. designMENA gets the first look. Jonathan Ashmore, founder and director of Anarchitect, explains that the challenge was to … More

Simon Berry on lighting design evolution

Simon Berry, director of Illuminate, shares with designMENA his thoughts on lighting design evolution. If I were to ask you “What do you need light for?” how would you respond? You may answer, it helps me to see, it helps me to find … More

Salon del Mobile 2017: Coelux artificially reproduces nighttime light

An optical system that artificially reproduces the natural light now has its night version – Coelux Moon. The product was launched at Euroluce 2017 as the first and only representation of the night sky indoor. The high-tech system CoeLux is the result of … More

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