I believe we undervalue the passion behind the companies who are integrating handicraft in to their overall concept. To create a series of consistent designs across a whole collection that link good design with craftsmanship, not just from a visual sense but also taking in to consideration the maker
It’s only natural that after seeing so many forms you start to search for ones that are more striking or at least challenge you visually. The real work starts when you try to incorporate this in to an environment and use these objects as a trial for future ideas and concepts that can be built
Based in Lübeck, Germany, Schneid studio, founded by Niklas and Julia Jessen, specialises in experimenting with light and lighting fixtures to create a unique atmosphere in any space.
Astep's focus is on new products for the home, but at the same time they should be accredited for their re-edits of iconic objects such as the timeless works by Gino Sarfatti and Vittoriano Vigano.
The geometric shapes attached to these free hanging lights were discovered through the experimentation of lines and dots on paper by Spanish designers Alvaro Goula and Pablo Figuera.
The term 'visual calm' is one that grabbed my attention and made me want to write this piece on Hallgeir Homstvedt, a Norwegian industrial designer who designs fantastic lighting.
The New Old Light is a series of lighting that that Kimu Design have been working on this year and keeps them on their journey of finding new soul in old living objects.
French design studio YMER&MALTA asked six contemporary designers to produce six designs with the same principles as the famous Akari collection designed by Isamu Noguchi in 1951.
This work by Copper Industrial Design, founded by award winning Industrial Designers Edward Linacre and Viktor Legin, is very inspiring indeed and all made locally to their studio in Australia.
Ladies & Gentlemen, a studio located in Brooklyn, have designed a collection of lighting titled the Kazimir Chandelier, which is a nod to late 1800 Russian artist Kazimir Malevich.
The Arturo Alvarez studio have been designing and manufacturing beautiful lighting for over 20 years at their workshop near Santiago de Compostela, in the northwest portion of Spain.
Contemporary lights inspired the colours of the Venetian lagoon, purposely using the reflection on the surface as inspiration, hinting at an imaginary city moving beneath the surface.