Lighting Design News
Halo Crystal Chandelier by Manooi
Manooi presented Halo at the Light and Building trade fair in Frankfurt this year. Designed by János Héder, Halo gets his name from the optical phenomenon that one can sometimes observe in the sky, forming a circle encompassing the Sun or occasionally the Moon.
4th International Green Interior Awards
Entries are now open for the 4th International Green Interior Awards. The competition aims to showcase world leading, innovative and inspirational interior spaces that are packed with interior products that have a positive affect for people and environment.
2017 Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition: The Convergent Future
The 22nd edition of the Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition (GILE), the most influential and comprehensive lighting and LED event in Asia, is set to take place from June 9-12, 2017 at the China Import and Export Fair Complex in Guangzhou, China.
Winter Light Installation at Television Centre by Tom Dixon
Tom Dixon designed the spectacular and festive suspended light installation in the welcome lane of Television Centre, the former home of the BBC in London's White City.
LightArt Casper Pendant
LightArt has unveiled the newest addition to its Casper collection, a line of minimalist, linear pendants.
Stickbulb: Minimal, Sustainable Lighting Made in NYC
Stickbulb is a young lighting brand with a deep-seated sustainable mission and deep-rooted connection to New York's heritage.
CLUE Lighting Competition 03
The Community Lighting for the Urban Environment (CLUE), a group of professionals whose mission is to encourage the next generation in this industry to develop ground-breaking lighting concepts, has launched the third edition of its international design competition.
2016 European Product Design Award: Call for Entries
The 2016 European Product Design Award is now open for entries. The Awards program aims to recognize and promote legendary design visionaries and emerging talent in product design.
Herman Miller Opens Flagship Store in NYC
Herman Miller has opened a new flagship retail store in New York City. Occupying 6,000 SF on the ground and second floors of Herman Miller's multi-level presence at 251 Park Avenue South in Manhattan, the store will offer consumers the opportunity to connect with Herman Miller through a new channel.
Ilanel Creates Lighting Installation for Save the Children Illumination Gala
Ilanel has created a spectacular lighting installation for Save The Children's fourth annual Illumination Gala at The Plaza hotel's majestic third-floor ballroom in New York City.
Architizer A+Awards 2017
The 5th Annual Architizer A+Awards, the largest awards program celebrating the year's best architecture and products, is now open for submissions. Entries are judged by more than 300 luminaries and thought leaders from ﬁelds as diverse as fashion, publishing, product design, real estate development, and tech.
The Light Forest by BCXSY
The "Light Forest," a creative LED lighting installation by Philips, combines sculptural lighting effects directly into a uniquely detailed wall surface.
ALTO Restaurant by Tom Dixon
Design Research Studio (DRS) have created the interiors for ALTO, a new contemporary grill in Hong Kong. Alto is Design Research Studio's first restaurant project in Asia.
Mesh by Francisco Gomez Paz
Designed by Francisco Gomez Paz for Luceplan, Mesh is a suspension lamp offering multiple lighting scenarios for personalized aesthetic and functional performance.
FLOS Unveils New Taccia
FLOS has unveiled the new version of the iconic Taccia table lamp, designed by Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni.
Teknion Sanna by Pablo
Teknion teamed up with Pablo Pardo to develop Teknion Sanna by Pablo - a vibrant collection of LED lamps and task lighting.
Hida Furniture Award
Entries are open for the 2016 Hida Furniture Design Competition. Participants are asked to create a wooden product that looks toward the future, while drawing on tradition.
2016 American Architecture Prize
The 2016 American Architecture Prize is now open for submissions. The competition aims to advance the appreciation of quality architectural design worldwide.
Philips Lighting Headquarters by LAVA
A golden canopy of leaves creates a unique gathering space in the atrium of the new Philips Lighting headquarters in Eindhoven.
FLOS OK Lamp Awarded Compasso d'Oro Prize
FLOS was awarded the prestigious Compasso d'Oro prize for its OK lamp by Konstantin Grcic, as "an object that presents the evolution of an icon while maintaining its traditional elegance."
R16 by Waarmakers: Packaging Turns Into LED Luminary
Designed by Waarmakers, R16 is a cardboard LED tube light fixture, which is both packaging and fixture at the same time.
Le Studio Luminaires
LumiGroup opened its first showroom in the heart of the Mile End district in Montreal.
Opening the Edge: Reimagining Green Space at Wald Houses
Design Trust, in partnership with New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), is calling for applications for fellowships to create a prototype design for a lively public space at Wald Houses in the Lower East Side.
Liminal: An Adaptable Lighting Unit by CNVS
Created by Buşra Tunç for CNVS, Liminal is an adaptable lighting unit that can cater for multiple usage scenarios by transforming itself via its kinetic joints and adjustable lighting modules.
Ogle Mini by Form Us With Love
Ten years ago, Form Us With Love unveiled the first prototype of the Ogle light fixture to Swedish manufacturer ateljé Lyktan.
Interchange's New Co-working Space in Camden Market
Interchange has opened Atrium, its flagship building situated in the heart of Stables Market in Camden, with a series of interventions and furniture pieces designed by Tom Dixon's Design Research Studio.
Lambert & Fils Unveils Laurent Collection
Lambert & Fils has unveiled Laurent, a new lighting fixture collection that combines glass opalescent spheres with bold lines to create a volumetric presence.
Little Bishop Recognised for Simple Thinking
The Little Bishop Pendant Light Hook by Hunter & Richards has been awarded a Red Dot.
Humanscale Enters Into Architectural Lighting Category with Vessel
Humanscale unveiled Vessel, an architectural lighting solution created by Todd Bracher. Available to ship in May, this clear cylindrical light is made of the highest quality quartz crystal, providing beautiful, glare-free light in a simple, refined form.
ABC by Roberto Paoli
Roberto Paoli designed a collection of three suspension lamps for ModoLuce. The lamps can be used individually or in multiple compositions.
IIDA Announces Winners of the 2016 GlobalShop Product Design Competition
The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) has announced the winners of its 2016 GlobalShop Product Design Competition.
Library by Troy Lighting
Troy Lighting recently unveiled its new pendant called Library. Evoking a cozy vintage environment, Library features a rich opalescent finish, elegant shape and gloss opal globe light source.
2016 Clio Awards
The 2016 CLIO Awards, esteemed international awards competition for the creative business, is now open for entries.
Petit Lapin Bakery by Architecture Open Form
Architecture Open Form recently completed the Pâtisserie Petit Lapin - the first pastry shop in Montreal to offer delicious treats that are gluten-free, lactose-free and without the ten priority food allergens.
2016 VMODERN Furniture Design Competition
eVolo Magazine is inviting designers around the world to participate in the 2016 VMODERN Furniture Design Competition.
Core77 Design Awards 2016
The sixth Core77 Design Awards invites designers from all over the world to put their best work forward. Recognizing excellence in all areas of design enterprise, the Core77 Design Awards celebrates the richness of the design profession and its practitioners.
LAMP 2016 Lighting Design Competition: Call for Entries
L A M P (Lighting Architecture Movement Project) is calling for entries for its fourth annual international lighting design competition.
2016 Good Design Awards
The 2016 Good Design Awards are now open for entries. Managed by Good Design Australia, the Good Design Awards celebrates excellence in cutting edge design and innovation.
Henge Atelier at 7 Via della Spiga
Henge opened the doors of its Atelier in via della Spiga 7, Milan. The showroom illustrates the discreet charm of the brand and presents its first monograph.
FLOS Wins Three 2015 GOOD DESIGN Awards
FLOS won three 2015 GOOD DESIGN Awards for the Shade lamp designed by Paul Cocksedge, the Ipnos lamp by Nicoletta Rossi and Guido Bianchi and The Running Magnet 2.0 architectural lighting system.
2016 Lumen Awards: Call for Submissions
The 2016 Lumen Awards are now open for submissions. Organized by the Illuminating Engineering Society's New York City Section, the Lumen Awards celebrate excellence in lighting design.
2015 International Store Design Competition
The Retail Design Institute has extended the deadline for its 45th Annual International Store Design Competition. The competition celebrates exceptional retail experiences across more than 20 categories from full-line departments stores to restaurants and pop-up shops.
IESNYC Announces First Annual Scholarship
The Illuminating Engineering Society New York City Section has announced the inaugural IESNYC Scholarship. Applicants must be first-year students currently enrolled in a full-time graduate program as a degree candidate in the field of architectural lighting at an accredited college/university in New York State.
Clerkenwell Design Week 2016
The seventh edition of Clerkenwell Design Week (CDW) will be held May 24-26, 2016. The event promises to be the best and most ambitious yet, as new locations, brands and installations join this vibrant festival in one of London's most idiosyncratic and creative quarters.
Himitsu Opens in Atlanta with Interiors by Tom Dixon's Design Research Studio
Design Research Studio, Tom Dixon's architectural and interior arm, unveiled their first State-side hospitality project in the form of Himitsu, a cocktail lounge-bar in Atlanta.
The WantedDesign will return for its sixth edition in Manhattan, May 13th through 16th of 2016. The event, which brings together more than 120 exhibitors of top creative design, will once again take over the Terminal Stores building in the West Chelsea neighborhood with a global selection of established and up-and-coming designers, including independent designers part of the Launch Pad.
International Furniture Fair Singapore 2016
The 2016 International Furniture Fair Singapore (IFFS), an exhibition with more than 30 years of experience as a major platform of design in Asia that gathers more than 450 exhibitors from about 40 countries, returns to the Singapore EXPO from March 10-13, 2016, in conjunction with The Décor Show and furniPRO Asia.
Impulse: Luminothérapie in the Quartier Des Spectacles
Impulse is a winter installation comprising 30 giant seesaws that transformed the Place des Festivals into a vast illuminated playground.
Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016
The 2016 Red Dot Award: Product Design is now open for submissions. An international jury of independent design experts assesses each entry and awards only products of high design quality with the sought-after Red Dot.
Vaporous Atmosphere and Dynamic Punctuations for Microsoft
Microsoft has recently opened its first Conference Centre in Montreal. Metaphore Design, corporate interior design expert, was given the mandate to develop a functional and welcoming space that inspires innovation.
Philips Launches New Low-energy Luminous Patterns
Philips has launched Luminous Patterns, a programmable connected LED lighting system designed for architects and designers to create a striking visual statement using a unique combination of light, patterns and materials.
Luminaries at Brookfield Place
New York City has a spectacular new holiday light display: 650 lanterns that glow with ever-changing colors and form a massive canopy under the 10-story, glass-enclosed Winter Garden at Brookfield Place.
The Little Bishop Pendant Light Hook
For years, Dominique Hunter, an interior designer from Melbourne Australia, was frustrated with the makeshift method in which cable hung pendant lights were positioned and secured.
Duality: Lighting with a Twist
Duality is an exploration of how light can be revealed from within a solid object. HJC Design's aim was to create a pure representation of this idea through a simplistic form with intuitive user interaction.
Goods 2: Interior Products from Sketch to Use
Goods 2 includes 46 iconic design products are analysed and featured from conceptual design sketch to realisation.
LightTale by 201 Design Studio
The 201 Design Studio recently created LightTale for UBIKUBI. The floor lamp is inspired by a range of shapes and structures but mostly by a specific type of windmill used for pumping water.
Designboom Mart Toronto 2016: Call for Participation
Designboom brings back its international design market to the Interior Design Show 2016 (IDS), offering 30 creative professionals the opportunity to introduce their new products to the Canadian market.
Goddard Littlefair Designs Marketing Suite for Southbank Place
Goddard Littlefair designed a new Marketing Suite within the former Grade II listed County Hall building for Braeburn Estates Partnership.
The Beacon at The Tower at PNC Plaza
The world's greenest building, The Tower at PNC Plaza, opened in Pittsburgh, PA this past week.
Grapes by SONNEMAN
Created by SONNEMAN, Grapes are luminous LED spheres arrayed in clusters or as single points of light.
H67 by Studio Practice
Moshe Safdie's Habitat 67 is an iconic landmark that has inspired architecture since its inception in 1967.
Mindseye Illuminates Monumental Sculptures
Mindseye provided the lighting design for the recently unveiled monumental sculptures commissioned by HSBC to mark its 150th anniversary.
LumiGroup Provides Lighting for McGill University's Faculty of Dentistry
LumiGroup has provided the lighting for the new Faculty of Dentistry at McGill University in Montreal.
VMODERN Furniture Design Competition
eVolo Magazine has launched a new furniture design competition that aims to create a forum for the discussion, debate and development of innovative design.
100% Design 2015
The 21st edition of 100% Design, the UK's largest design trade show, will be held September 23-26 at Olympia London.
Lightemotion Creates a Dynamic New Lighting Signature for Complexe Desjardins
Lightemotion has developed a new custom lighting for Complexe Desjardins - Montreal's largest mixed use development, totaling 4 million square feet.
Beaubien by Lambert & Fils
Lambert & Fils recently unveiled its new lightning fixture Beaubien. Made of aluminum, powder coated steel and brass, the Beaubien is situated in an industrial and graphic aesthetic inspired by traditional Chinese screens.
Noneli by Formabilio: Simple and Harmonious
Noneli, designed by Auriga Studio for Formabilio, is a LED floor lamp with a simple and harmonious shape unveiling a charming personality.
Core77 Design Awards 2015
Core77 is still accepting entries for its 2015 Design Awards. A celebration of excellence in all areas of design, the Design Awards program enlists an international jury of design experts to honor those who present creative, innovative and forward thinking designs across 14 traditional and progressive categories.
Buster + Punch LED Bulb
Buster + Punch has launched Buster Bulb, a LED bulb that features a teardrop-shaped glass shell housing a resin light pipe that creates a crisp, clean quality of light.
Artopex's New Showroom in Old Montreal
Artopex has unveiled its new showroom in the heart of Old Montreal.
Iconic Sydney Building Given New Life in Bespoke Tailored Lighting
PointOfView has designed a sensational new bespoke tailored lighting solution to refresh the lobby areas of one of Sydney's most iconic buildings, Chifley Tower, originally designed by renowned New York based architects KPF.
WestEdge Design Fair 2014
WestEdge Design Fair returns to Santa Monica's Barker Hangar for its second edition October 16-19, 2014.
Morpholio Launches Board 2.0
Morpholio has launched Board 2.0. This brand new version, created in collaboration with interior design giants, lets you work faster, smarter, and be more organized & creative.
PointOfView Illuminates ANZAC Memorial
Recently PointOfView Lighting Design lit Sydney's ANZAC Memorial to coincide with ANZAC Day Celebrations and the 2014 Commemorations of the Centenary of The First World War.
Shanghai International Lighting Fair
The inaugural Shanghai International Lighting Fair will be held September 3-5 at the Shanghai New International Expo Center.
Ventura Projects will host its inaugural London event during the London Design Festival in partnership with designjunction.
Daylight Spaces 2014
The 2014 Daylight Spaces international architectural and design competition aims to highlight the importance of natural light in architecture.
Marset Adds Hazy Day to its Collection
Marset recently added Hazy Day to its collection. Designed by Uli Budde, Hazy Day is the outcome of a thorough study of lighting and how it diffuses.
MoMA Design Store Unveils Kickstarter Collection
In honor of NYCxDesign, the MoMA Design Store is launching a new collection in partnership with Kickstarter.
WantedDesign is a premier creative destination for the international design community during NYCxDESIGN in May.
Berlin Design Selection: Milano 2014
Berlin Design Selection: Milano 2014 will take place April 8-13 in the Ventura Lambrate district. The exhibition will feature curated selection of design works by various successful young designers from Berlin.
Foscarini's New Chouchin Mini
Foscarini has unveiled Chouchin Mini, a new suspension lamp designed by Ionna Vautrin.
Afillia by Alessandro Zambelli
Alessandro Zambelli has unveiled his new Afillia family of lamps for .exnovo at Maison et Objet.
FLOS Wins Two 2013 Good Design Awards
FLOS has won two 2013 Good Design Awards for Kelvin Green II, designed by Antonio Citterio with Toan Nguyen, and AIM, designed by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec.
International Contemporary Furniture Fair 2014
The 26th annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) will be held at New York City's Jacob K. Javits Convention Center between May 17-20, 2014.
Masterpieces of Italian Design
Masterpieces of Italian Design is an overview of the past two centuries in Italian design and manufacturing.
Philips and Desso Partner to Develop Light Transmissive Carpets
Philips has entered into a partnership with Desso to develop solutions that combine LED lighting with light transmissive carpet.
Luminous Talks 2: Nature and Manmade
The second Luminous Talks will bring together architects, lighting designers and researchers to explore the dualistic relationship between natural light and the latest electric lighting technologies, and the influence these systems have on human well being.
Santa & Cole Wins 2013 Delta Award for HeadHat
Santa & Cole has been recognized with 2013 Delta Award for HeadHat.
Shade: International Lighting Design Competition
Shade is an international design competition open to all ages and backgrounds.
Clerkenwell Design Quarter 2013
Clerkenwell Design Quarter, an official destination within the London Design Festival, will present new products from over 50 designers - from emerging talent to architects and internationally renowned furniture showrooms.
AIM: Designed by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec for Flos
Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec have recently designed a new pendant for Flos, that creates a tangle of wires reminiscent of growing branches or climbing plants.
2013 Young Designer of the Year: Mari Isopahkala and Iina Vuorivirta
Design Forum Finland unveiled the winners of its 2013 Young Designer of the Year Prize.
Spot: The Light with a Sweet Spot
Spot is a multipurpose light concept that can be hung, hand-held, or simply placed on a surface. It can function as a torch, desk lamp, ambient light, or wall light.
Levels Lamp by Form Us With Love
The collapsable Levels Lamp, designed by Form Us With Love for One Nordic, has recently won the Form +1 Award for the best design of Stockholm Furniture Fair 2013.
Wallpaper* Honours Nemo with 2013 Best Reissues Design Award
The Projecteur 365 by Le Corbusier has been selected as the winner in the "Best Reissues" category of the Wallpaper* Design Awards 2013.
The State of Qatar Will Be Tried for Piracy in Barcelona
After six years of attempts to reach an amicable agreement and after the Qatari government refused the arbitration of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the second Commercial Court of Barcelona have admitted what could be the biggest lawsuit for piracy brought against a sovereign state.
2013 IES Illumination Awards
The Illuminating Engineering Society of North America is calling for entries for its 2013 IES Illumination Awards.
OBJECT Rotterdam 2013
OBJECT Rotterdam 2013 will be held at Netherlands Architecture Institute from February 7 to 10.