Lighting Design News
The Value of Good Design at MoMA
The Value of Good Design, on view at MoMA through June 15, explores the democratizing potential of design, beginning with MoMA's Good Design initiatives from the late 1930s through the 1950s, which championed well-designed, affordable contemporary products.
Salone del Mobile.Milano 2019
The 2019 Salone del Mobile.Milano, the world's preeminent design fair, will be held April 9-14 at Rho Fiera Milano.
Art Inspiring Design: How to Collect, Position and Light
John Cullen Lighting, Maurizio Pellizzoni, Maddox Gallery and Poliform have partnered to deliver an exclusive talk entitled "Art Inspiring Design: How To Collect, Position and Light" moderated by Ben Spriggs from ELLE Decoration on March 21, 2019 at 6pm in London.
2019 Lexus Design Event: Leading with Light
The 12th Lexus Design Event will take place during Milan Design Week. The 2019 edition, titled "Leading with Light," will see the globally renowned Japanese design firm Rhizomatiks - known for their rich experience in the field of design, art, entertainment and their imaginative use of technology - present an immersive display that combines playful and dynamic lighting with advanced robotics.
Illuminated River: The Longest Art Installation in the World
Created by acclaimed American artist Leo Villareal and Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands (LDS), Illuminated River will light up up-to 15 central London bridges, from Albert Bridge in West London to Tower Bridge in the City, unifying them in a single artwork and defining them as a sculptural and symbolic link across the capital.
Nendo and FLOS Introduce Gaku
FLOS has teamed up with Nendo to introduce Gaku, a modular lamp that acts as a cross between light and accessory.
IESNYC Announces NYSID Student Brigid Hardiman Winner of $25,000 Scholarship
The New York City Section of the Illuminating Engineering Society (IESNYC) has named Brigid Hardiman, a student in the Master of Professional Studies in Lighting Design (MPS-L) program at the New York School of Interior Design, as the recipient of the fourth annual merit-based IESNYC Scholarship.
Louis Poulsen Launches Patera in Silver
Louis Poulsen has unveiled Øivind Slaatto's Patera in a new silver foil material. Launched as part of their Spring collection, the Patera in silver offers soft, glare-free illumination in three sizes.
8th International Maier Design Competition
The 8th Maier S. Coop. International Design Competition is now open for submissions. Under the theme of 'VISIONS 2025+,' this year's competition challenges entrants to share their visions of how light will change the way we see cars beyond 2025.
CLUE Edition 05: Light & Disruption
CLUE has launched its annual competition under the theme of Light & Disruption, exploring the role of light in emergencies. Conflict, disruption and environmental changes can leave us vulnerable, but we're never entirely powerless. This forms the challenge of the 5th CLUE competition: to explore how light can help to prevent challenging situations and crisis or manage emergencies when they occur.
ICFF NYC 2019
For over 30 years, ICFF has built a solid reputation as North America's platform for global design. Taking place May 19-22, 2019 at the Javits Center in NYC, over 900 exhibitors from across the globe will present to more than 38,000 industry professionals looking to be inspired and find what's best and what's next in luxury interior design.
LUUM Launches Innovative Pendant Light Aurora
LUUM has recently unveiled its latest contemporary light design, 'Aurora.' The pendant light takes its inspiration from the trail of light captured in a long exposure photograph.
Amsterdam Light Festival: Call for Concepts
Amsterdam Light Festival invites creatives from around the world - from artists to designers, engineers to architects, and professionals to students - to submit a concept for a light artwork. The festival's eighth edition will take place from November 28, 2019 until January 19, 2020 in the city centre of Amsterdam.
HOPE: A Light and Sound Installation by Aether & Hemera Studio
HOPE is a large-scale text sculpture featuring hundreds of colour-changing LED tubes, along with speakers projecting local people's experiences of the conflict.
Red Dot Announces 2019 Young Professionals Application Day
On December 5, Red Dot will offer 50 free registrations for '2019 Red Dot Award: Product Design' for designers who have graduated within the past five years.
SOFTlab Designs Interactive Installation for Prague's Mirror Chapel
SOFTlab designed an interactive installation for the Klementinum Mirror Chapel for Prague's 2018 Signal Festival.
Perkins+Will Unveiled TENTSION at Waller Creek Show in Austin
Creek Show, now in its fifth year and presented by the Waller Creek Conservancy, takes place across nine nights and includes six light-based, site-specific art installations on Waller Creek in Austin.
Lumen Awards 2019: Call for Submissions
The New York City Section of the Illuminating Engineering Society is now accepting submissions for the 51st Annual Lumen Awards. The Lumen Awards, a signature program of the IESNYC, celebrates excellence in lighting design and honors outstanding projects, lighting designers, their design teams, and project owners.
Stickbulb Opens 10k Sq Ft Gallery, Studio & Production Facility in LIC
Stickbulb has opened its first ever showroom in NYC's burgeoning cultural hub of Long Island City.
PASSAGEN 2019 Interior Design Week Köln
The 30th PASSAGEN Interior Design Week will take place January 14-20 in Cologne. The shows staged by international designers and manufacturers will once again attract design aficionados to explore the tightly packed route through Cologne's city centre.
Studio Mieke Meijer Lights Up Coal Drops Yard with Festive Space Frames Installation
Studio Mieke Meijer has created a special festive light installation for Coal Drops Yard, the new Heatherwick Studio-designed shopping and restaurant district in King's Cross.
Paul Cocksedge Designs Light Installation for London's Bureau Development
Paul Cocksedge has designed a permanent light installation for London's Bureau - a new development at 90 Fetter Lane that comprises a mix of office and retail space.
Light Space Design 2019
The 2019 Light Space Design summit will be held on March 29 at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre.
Wästberg Launches Two New Families of Lights
Wästberg has unveiled two new families of lights during Orgatec, created in collaboration with Sam Hecht and Kim Colin of London-based studio Industrial Facility and Berlin-based designer Dirk Winkel.
Amsterdam Light Festival 2018
The 2018 Amsterdam Light Festival will present thirty artworks that will light up the city center of Amsterdam for the seventh year in a row. For this years' edition, artists, designers and architects from sixteen different countries will share their interpretation of the central theme 'The Medium is the Message.'
LiliLite: All-In-One Solution for Reading in Bed
Designed by Thijs Smeets, LiliLite is a bookshelf, reading light and a bookmark in one. Aside from looking adorable, LiliLite's most unique feature is the responsive light switch: the sensor registers if an open book is placed on the peak.
Red Dot Award: Product Design 2019
The 2019 Red Dot Award: Product Design will open for submissions from October 15. Designers and companies from around the world are invited to submit products from all areas of daily life for a chance to win an award at one of the world's largest design competitions.
LAMP 2019 Lighting Design Competition: Call for Entries
Lighting Architecture Movement Project (LAMP) is calling for entries for its 6th annual International Lighting Design Competition. The competition aims to introduce a broader audience to lighting design while promoting and connecting emerging talents to new markets.
Nuura Unveils Updated Blossi Floor Lamp
Nuura has unveiled a new version of its Blossi Floor lamp. The new version of the lamp features a wider mouth-blown glass screen and it's made with the newest LED technology.
Preciosa Unveils Pearl Wave at 2018 Monaco Yacht Show
Preciosa Lighting has debuted Pearl Wave at the 2018 Monaco Yacht Show. Pearl Wave is an interactive lighting installation specially designed for yachts and made from more than 700 handmade triplex opal spheres, suspended on gold finished metal rods.
Salone del Mobile Announces Upcoming Shanghai Edition
Salone del Mobile has announced that its upcoming Shanghai edition, 'Salone del Mobile.Milano Shanghai,' will take place November 22-24, featuring 119 Italian brands showcasing the best of "Made in Italy" design to the Chinese market.
Design-Nation Presents a Double Showcase at London Design Festival
Design Nation will present two contrasting but equally high quality showcases of beautiful, adventurous and original design at the 2018 Decorex International and designjunction.
Frame Awards 2019
Submissions are now open for the 2019 Frame Awards, the first and only global interior-design awards with a truly holistic approach. The Awards identify and honor the world's best interior projects, but also the people behind them.
Panasonic Design to Reveal Kasa at London Design Biennale
Panasonic Design will exhibit a collection of lights that react to peoples' behavior at this year's London Design Biennale at Somerset House.
Associative Design to Showcase Best of Contemporary Portuguese Design at LDF 2018
At London Design Festival 2018, Associative Design will present two eye-catching showcases of Portuguese design at Decorex International 2018 and London Design Fair.
LAMP Finalists Announced for Fifth Annual International Lighting Design Competition
L A M P has announced its 10 lighting finalists in three categories for 2018. Judged by some of the world's top lighting industry leaders, the designs were chosen from over 142 submissions worldwide.
FUTURE Designs Creates Dynamic Lighting Scheme for One of Clerkenwell's Newest Showroom
FUTURE Designs has created a bespoke lighting scheme for the interior of Bisley's new showroom in the heart of Clerkenwell.
Light Art Colors 2018: Call for Submissions
Light Art Colors is a design contest organized by Venice Design Week in co-operation with Gioielli Nascosti di Venezia - Fondazione Venezia Servizi.
Biennale Interieur 2018
The 26th international Biennale Interieur will be held October 18 to 22 in Kortrijk Xpo. The event will host more than 200 national and international brands, presentations and product launches, installations and talks, the Interieur Awards and the Designer of the Year competition.
100% Design 2018
The 24rd edition of the 100% Design will be held September 19-22 in Olympia, London. This year, 100% Design will return to its roots, championing new design talents and emerging names alongside a roster of industry favorites and new innovators.
Now in its eighth year, designjunction is set to transport to the cultural hub of London's South Bank with a showcase of world-class design for the annual London Design Festival in September 2018.
Stickbulb Unveils Branch-Inspired Pendant Light Collection
Stickbulb has unveiled its new collection of versatile LED pendants. Designed by RUX, the founding creative team behind Stickbulb, and named after the main branch of a tree, Bough marks an exciting development for the Long Island City-based lighting brand.
Dezeen Awards 2018
Submissions are now open for the inaugural Dezeen Awards. This new annual Awards program will recognize the best architecture, interiors and design projects of the year, as well as the most exciting architecture and design studios from around the world.
China Good Design 2018
The 2018 China Good Design is now open for submissions from designers and manufacturers from all over the globe. Now in its 4th year, the aim of the competition is to make high-quality products manufactured by international companies visible to the Chinese market and recognize their quality.
Design Week Awards Deadline Extended
The deadline for the 2018 Design Week Awards has been extended to March 27. Now in its 27th year, the Awards are the leading accolade in the design industry, catering for every area of commercial design.
Interieur Awards 2018
Submissions are now open for the 2018 Interieur Awards. This year the competition focuses two categories: 'Objects' for a new object that is relevant to the living environment; and 'Spaces' for a cutting-edge bar and restaurant concept for the Biennale Interieur 2018.
The 50th edition of NeoCon, the world's leading platform and most important event of the year for the commercial design industry, will take place from June 11-13, 2018 at The Mart in Chicago.
The 8th WantedDesign will be held May 19-22 at the Terminal Stores in NY. For designers and studios, WantedDesign offers a unique platform for collaboration and development, it also broadcasts their work to an engaged audience of enthusiasts, professionals and established international manufacturers, distributors and curators.
2018 NYCxDESIGN Awards
The third annual NYCxDESIGN Awards, a design competition honoring the best products and projects in New York City, is now open for submissions.
400 Year Old Street Runs Through Lobby of Renovated NYC Office Building
When 85 Broad, situated on the site of Manhattan's very first City Hall, was built in 1981 it divided the historic, cobblestone-paved Stone Street into two sections.
GOOD DESIGN Awards 2018
The annual GOOD DESIGN Awards Program for the most innovative and cutting-edge industrial, product, and graphic designs produced around the world is now accepting submissions. Every year, designers and manufactures in about 50 nations are honored for their singular achievements in producing hallmarks of contemporary design.
International Design Excellence Awards 2018
Submissions are now open for the 2018 International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA). Organized by IDSA, IDEA is a benchmark of design and is unweathered by shifting fads or transitory styling.
Hem Unveils Alphabeta Floor Lamp by Luca Nichetto
Hem has unveiled the Alphabeta Floor Lamp by Luca Nichetto. Following the success of the iconic Alphabeta Pendant Lamp, which was first introduced in 2015, Hem tapped renowned designer to create a reimagined version of the piece which he has named the Alphabeta Floor Lamp.
2018 Good Design Awards
Celebrating its 60th year, Australia's prestigious Good Design Awards is now open for submissions. The annual Good Design Awards program is one of the oldest and most prestigious international design awards in the world, promoting excellence in design and innovation since 1958.
2018 Core77 Design Awards
Submissions are now open for the 2018 Core77 Design Awards. From traditional to progressive, the competition honors practitioners within 14 areas of design enterprise at both the student and professional level.
14th Annual Hospitality Design Awards
Hospitality Design magazine (HD) is now accepting project and product submissions for its 14th annual HD Awards. The Awards celebrate the best in project and product design in the past year by honoring the owners, designers, architects, and manufacturers behind the impressive, bar-raising creations.
Salone del Mobile.Milano 2018
The 57th edition of Salone del Mobile.Milano, the prime observatory of the new horizons of design and furnishing, will be held April 17-22, 2018.
Infinity by Oleant
Oleant recently unveiled its new Infinity luminaire. Originally intended to meet the demand for a standalone floor lamp, it embodies the fusion of fine craftmanship and high-tech with its smooth frame, carrara marble base and state of the art components.
CLUE Competition 04: Light and the Senses
The CLUE (Community Lighting for the Urban Environment) has launched its fourth competition, with the theme of 'Light and the Senses.'
Morpholio Unveils Products of the Year 2018
Morpholio has unveiled its selection for Products of the Year 2018, which includes outstanding products that resonate for their transparency, truth in detail, unapologetic feminism, and lightness.
Lambert & Fils Launches The Mile
Lambert & Fils has unveiled The Mile, a new suspension light collection designed in collaboration with Guillaume Sasseville. Sasseville is renowned for his exploring archetypes and injecting them with wit and resonance.
Tiipoi Unveils Site-specific Installation Kōlam Light
Tiipoi recently unveiled Kōlam Light, a new site-specific light installation at White City Place in West London.
IESNYC Announces Call for Submissions for 2018 Lumen Awards
The New York City Section of the Illuminating Engineering Society is now accepting submissions for the 50th Annual Lumen Awards. The Awards celebrates excellence in lighting design and honors outstanding projects, lighting designers, their design teams, and project owners.
Noon Home Launches Smart Lighting System
Noon Home recently launched its new smart lighting system that offers a simple, affordable easy to use experience that brings the power of professional layered lighting design directly to the consumer.
LA STORIES: Design + The City of Angels
Pacific Design Center's 'October 5 Fall Market' profiles L.A.'s ascendance to the world stage with a day-full of events exploring LA STORIES: Design + The City of Angels. The open-to-the-public day plumbs the region's surge in global talent innovating new ideas and concepts that are revolutionizing the city's design, architecture, arts, fashion and culinary spheres of influence.
Red Dot Award: Product Design 2018
The 2018 Red Dot Award: Product Design will open for entries October 9, 2017. Designers and manufacturers are invited to submit their best products for evaluation by the Red Dot Jury.
The Architect's Newspaper 2017 Best of Design Awards
The Architect's Newspaper's 5th Best of Design Awards is now open for submissions. The competition aims to showcase great buildings and building elements.
Demirci Restaurant by Caglayan Architects
Caglayan Architects recently designed the interiors for the Demirci Restaurant in Istanbul.
The Flash Light by Ilanel
Ilanel has unveiled 'The Flash Light,' a linear luminaire, fitted with LED strip and available in various sizes and finishes.
Philippe Starck Designs Two New Products for FLOS
FLOS has added two new products, designed by Philippe Starck, to its Bon Jour collection.
Focus/17 will bring together the design world at Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour for an impressive six-day event.
SONNEMAN Abstract Panels
SONNEMAN has unveiled Abstract Panels. This new collection of sculpturally artistic sconces features LED illumination emitted through the layered voids of abstract-shaped panels.
Lightemotion's Exterior Lighting Design Highlights Architectural Beauty of 180 Wellington
Lightemotion recently completed the lighting design for 180 Wellington. The building represents a unique expression of Beaux-Arts design, enhanced with a lighting design plan which not only brings the subtlety of its grand architecture to light, but also sets a tone for the luminous environment in the capital region at night.
SONNEMAN Unveils Waveforms
SONNEMAN recently unveiled Waveforms, the latest addition to its 2017 collection, designed by Robert Sonneman.
From the Bay Launches New Collection Designed by Jonas Wagell
From the Bay launched its first collection designed by Jonas Wagell during NYCxDesign in May.
100% Design 2017
The 23rd edition of the 100% Design will be held in Olympia, London from 20-23 September. The show will feature over 600 exhibitors and hundreds of new products launches.
Foscarini Transforms Its Milan Showroom to a Bird Paradise
To celebrate Foscarini's new Birdie family of table, wall, floor and ceiling lamps - inspired by the natural and delicate silhouette of a young sapling balanced on a thin tree branch, designers Roberto and Ludovica Palomba created 'The Birdie Garden.'
Tom Dixon Opens First Flagship Store in Hong Kong
Tom Dixon opened his first flagship store in Hong Kong. The duplex store takes a prime location on Hollywood Road, Central Hong Kong, and comprises of the brand's latest furniture, lighting and home accessories.
NYCxDESIGN Awards Winners Announced
Interior Design Magazine and ICFF have announced the winners of the second annual NYCxDESIGN Awards.
Foscarini Unveils New Collections During NYCxDesign 2017
Foscarini unveiled its new lighting collections at the company's new Soho space during the 2017 NYCxDesign.
School of Visual Arts' Makers Market
The School of Visual Arts' Makers Market will be returning to the Metropolitan Pavilion, located at 125 West 18th Street, on Saturday, June 10, from 11:00am to 6:00pm.
Avenue Road 8A: A New Conceptual Design Space by Stephan Weishaupt Opens in New York
Avenue Road recently opened a new, by-appointment concept space in New York. Welcoming and serene, Avenue Road 8A was conceived by curator Stephan Weishaupt to feel like a true home, encouraging guests to freely explore and interact with the space, making the design process incredibly personal and private.
Artemide Opens Lighting Consultancy & Training Center in New York
Artemide is opening a new Lighting Consultancy & Training Center in New York. The center is located at 46 Greene Street, adjacent to the Artemide flagship store in SoHo.
Home Studios Launches Homework at Sight Unseen OFFSITE
Home Studios has today unveiled the debut collection of Homework, their furniture and lighting line, at Sight Unseen OFFSITE on view through May 22nd at 100 Avenue of the Americas.
SoHo Design District Launches Its First Collective Booth at ICFF 2017
The SoHo Design District, a neighborhood dedicated to innovative design and architecture, brands and experiences, has commissioned creative firm b-havior to design its first booth to showcase all 26 member showrooms at ICFF, May 21-24, 2017, in New York City.
Stickbulb Ambassador Installation at Collective Design
Stickbulb created an immersive, site-specific lighting installation for Collective Design Fair, which just ended yesterday at Skylight Clarkson Square in New York City.
Stickbulb Unveils Boom
During Milan Design Week, Stickbulb unveiled a new series of LED chandeliers made from and inspired by destroyed buildings.
Good Design Award 2017
The 2017 Good Design Award is now open for submissions. Good Design Award is one of the world's leading design promotion system that aims to discover good design in various fields that develop industries and enrich our lives and to publicize them to society.
The Dial Table: Humanscale and Todd Bracher Launch New Biological Lighting Concept During Salone del Mobile
Humanscale has previewed its new biological lighting technology through an experiential RE:CHARGE Cafe which hosted over 15,000 people during Salone del Mobile in Milan.
2017 ASFD Pinnacle Awards
The American Society of Furniture Designers is calling for entries for the 2017 Pinnacle Awards. The Awards, created in April 1995 by the ASFD, celebrates design excellence across the retail home furnishings industry.
d'Armes Luminaires to Unveil New Collection at Milan Design Week
d'Armes Luminaires will exhibit its RA Pendant and Ra Wall lamps at 'sense-me,' an exhibition exploring a new generation of design, one that evokes pleasure and further looks into connectivity and attraction, during 2017 Milan Design Week.
The excitement of driving has been brought back to the streets of Tokyo with the opening of the Nissan Crossing in Ginza.
LAMP 2017 Lighting Design Competition: Call for Entries
The fifth L A M P Lighting Design Competition will open for submissions June 1, 2017. The competition aims to discover and promote emerging talent in lighting design.
Clerkenwell Design Week 2017
The eight edition of Clerkenwell Design Week (CDW) will be held May 23-25. As the annual focus for London's leading design district, the festival has been modelled to reflect the unique nature of this vibrant and creative London hub.
Humanscale RE:CHARGE Café by Todd Bracher
This April, Humanscale will bring an engaging and innovative RE:CHARGE Café concept to the Fuorisalone during Milan Design Week.
2017 Core77 Design Awards
Submissions are now open for the 2017 Core77 Design Awards. Core77 invites designers from all over the world to put their best work forward for the seventh edition of the competition.
Lightmaker Studio Launches Mode, Float and Zig-Zag at IDS Toronto
Lightmaker Studio will launch its Mode, Float and Zig-Zag collections at the Interior Design Show Toronto.
Tulip Lamp by Pierre Cabrera
Designed by Pierre Cabrera, the Tulip lamp enhances emotion, technology and high-end materials. Tulip subtly combines complexity and simplicity, craftsmanship and industrial production.
Interior Design Show Releases 2017 Design Trends Forecast
The Interior Design Show curators have released their forecast for some of the top trends for 2017 inspiring the direction of design for the year to come.
Teknion Wins Seven 2016 Good Design Awards
Teknion has announced that seven of its products have been named 2016 GOOD DESIGN Award winners.