light http://design.org/tags/light en The Pil: And Artistic Pendant by Designtree http://design.org/blog/pil-and-artistic-pendant-designtree <p>The Pil pendant lamp was dreamed up by New Zealand-based product-design studio <a href="" target="Designtree">Designtree</a>. It's an object that is both functionally and visually beautiful. They reference the pill shape and form, but the lights feel warm and modern instead of edgy and alternative. </p> <p>The lights are crafted with hand-turned logs from the Southland forests of New Zealand, and artisan blown glass forms the LED-lit dome, marrying "old-school craftsmanship with cutting-edge ... lighting technology to produce a beautifully rich sculptural piece."</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="465" title="Design, pil, light" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/11/pil_designtree_01.jpg?1331533071" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, pil, light" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/11/pil_designtree_02.jpg?1331533107" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, pil, light" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/11/pil_designtree_03.jpg?1331533108" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, pil, light" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/11/pil_designtree_04.jpg?1331533108" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/pil-and-artistic-pendant-designtree" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/pil-and-artistic-pendant-designtree#comments design industrial light new zealand product Mon, 12 Mar 2012 06:22:16 +0000 jessicapatterson 4148 at http://design.org Lamps from Everyday Objects by Tommaso Guerra http://design.org/blog/lamps-everyday-objects-tommaso-guerra-0 <p>Graphic designer <a href="http://www.tommasoguerra.com/" target="Tommaso Guerra">Tommaso Guerra</a> dabbles in <a href="http://design.org/industrial-design" target="industrial design">industrial design</a>, finding ways to incorporate found objects and alternative materials in his lighting projects. From exposed copper piping and teapots, to bottles and guitar bodies his projects could be seen as examples of craft and re-use, but they also exemplify creative thinking—seeing new purpose in an already practical object. </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="417" title="Design, Tommaso, lighting" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/02/tommaso_01.jpg?1330734665" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="384" title="Design, Tommaso, lighting" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/02/tommaso_03.jpg?1330734831" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="372" title="Design, Tommaso, lighting" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/02/tommaso_04.jpg?1330734831" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, Tommaso, lighting" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/02/tommaso_02.jpg?1330734831" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="930" title="Design, Tommaso, lighting" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/02/tommaso_05.jpg?1330734831" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="682" title="Design, Tommaso, lighting" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/02/tommaso_06.jpg?1330734831" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="461" title="Design, Tommaso, lighting" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/02/tommaso_08.jpg?1330734832" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="934" title="Design, Tommaso, lighting" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/02/tommaso_07.jpg?1330734984" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="1209" title="Design, Tommaso, lighting" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/02/tommaso_10.jpg?1330734832" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, Tommaso, lighting" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/02/tommaso_11.jpg?1330734832" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="916" title="Design, Tommaso, lighting" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/02/tommaso_12.jpg?1330734832" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="469" title="Design, Tommaso, lighting" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/02/tommaso_13.jpg?1330734832" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="459" title="Design, Tommaso, lighting" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/02/tommaso_15.jpg?1330734832" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="1075" title="Design, Tommaso, lighting" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/02/tommaso_16.jpg?1330734897" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="748" title="Design, Tommaso, lighting" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/02/tommaso_17.jpg?1330734897" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="930" title="Design, Tommaso, lighting" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/02/tommaso_19.jpg?1330734897" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="600" title="Design, Tommaso, lighting" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/02/tommaso_20.jpg?1330734898" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="895" title="Design, Tommaso, lighting" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/02/tommaso_21.jpg?1330734898" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="718" title="Design, Tommaso, lighting" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/02/tommaso_107.jpg?1330734832" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="494" title="Design, Tommaso, lighting" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/02/tommaso_18.jpg?1330734897" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/lamps-everyday-objects-tommaso-guerra-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/lamps-everyday-objects-tommaso-guerra-0#comments design home accessories industrial light recycle Sat, 03 Mar 2012 00:30:29 +0000 wardandrews 4136 at http://design.org The Naos Pendant Lamp from Alexis Facca http://design.org/blog/naos-pendant-lamp-alexis-facca <p>The original plan for Naos came about as part of the "La Petite invite # Nuits Sonores" contemporary music Festival in Toulouse, France. <a href="http://www.paperdonut.com/" target="Paper Donut">Paper Donut</a> originally designed the pendant as an interlocking paper structure. After seeing great interest in the pendant during and after the festival, Alexis Facca decided to produce the lamp on a larger scale in November of 2010. It's a great example of form meeting function.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="931" title="Design, Naos, light" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/27/naos_lamp_01.jpg?1330397467" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="931" title="Design, Naos, light" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/27/naos_lamp_05.jpg?1330397529" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="931" title="Design, Naos, light" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/27/naos_lamp_02.jpg?1330397528" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="931" title="Design, Naos, light" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/27/naos_lamp_03.jpg?1330397529" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="931" title="Design, Naos, light" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/27/naos_lamp_04.jpg?1330397529" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="931" title="Design, Naos, light" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/27/naos_lamp_06.jpg?1330397529" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/naos-pendant-lamp-alexis-facca" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/naos-pendant-lamp-alexis-facca#comments design france industrial lamp shades light wood Tue, 28 Feb 2012 02:53:59 +0000 wardandrews 4128 at http://design.org Fireline by Planika: A Modern Fireplace http://design.org/blog/fireline-planika-modern-fireplace <p>Need something a little sleeker and/or different than the traditional fireplace? <a href="http://www.fireline.planikafires.com/" target="Fire Line">Fire Line</a> aspires to be that and more—it's a biofireplace, the first remote-controlled long fireplace and is customized to fit the space in which it lives.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="398" title="Design, Planika, fireplace" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/23/planika_01.jpg?1324625566" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="409" title="Design, Planika, fireplace" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/23/planika_02.jpg?1324625694" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="384" title="Design, Planika, fireplace" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/23/planika_03.jpg?1324625694" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="387" title="Design, Planika, fireplace" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/23/planika_04.jpg?1324625695" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="391" title="Design, Planika, fireplace" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/23/planika_06.jpg?1324625695" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="399" title="Design, Planika, fireplace" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/23/planika_11.jpg?1324625695" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="390" title="Design, Planika, fireplace" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/23/planika_07.jpg?1324625754" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="310" title="Design, Planika, fireplace" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/23/planika_08.jpg?1324625754" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="287" title="Design, Planika, fireplace" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/23/planika_09.jpg?1324625754" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/fireline-planika-modern-fireplace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/fireline-planika-modern-fireplace#comments design home accessories industrial light Sun, 25 Dec 2011 08:17:47 +0000 wardandrews 3939 at http://design.org The Kuk Light from Leucos: Design that Suits the Season http://design.org/blog/kuk-light-leucos-design-suits-season <p>The Kuk Light from Leucos captures the feel of the season, namely ice and sparkle. The designer, Paolo Crepax, drew inspiration from his design's Finish namesake: the unique ice forms that emerge on the snowy fields of Scandanavia. Like snowflakes, each light is unique due to the intricate handiwork required for construction. </p> <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/12/09/kuk_light_01.jpg" alt="Design, kuk, light" title="Design, kuk, light" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="650" title="Design, kuk, light" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/09/kuk_light_04.jpg?1323488743" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="364" title="Design, kuk, light" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/09/kuk_light_01.jpg?1323488775" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="1126" title="Design, kuk, light" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/09/kuk_light_02.jpg?1323488775" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="364" title="Design, kuk, light" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/09/kuk_light_03.jpg?1323488775" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/kuk-light-leucos-design-suits-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/kuk-light-leucos-design-suits-season#comments design finland industrial light Sun, 11 Dec 2011 05:12:25 +0000 wardandrews 3908 at http://design.org Lytro: A Full-Spectrum No-Focus Digital Camera http://design.org/blog/lytro-full-spectrum-no-focus-digital-camera <p><a href="https://www.lytro.com" target="Lytro">Lytro</a> is soon-to-be released camera with some unique technology. Unlike conventional cameras that only capture single planes of light, the Lytro captures the entire light field, recording all the light traveling in every direction in every point in space. </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="413" title="Design, Lytro, camera" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/18/lytro_06.jpg?1321676895" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="459" title="Design, Lytro, camera" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/18/lytro_07.jpg?1321677096" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, Lytro, camera" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/18/lytro_13.jpg?1321677184" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="361" title="Design, Lytro, camera" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/18/lytro_02.jpg?1321677003" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, Lytro, camera" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/18/lytro_03.jpg?1321677003" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, Lytro, camera" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/18/lytro_11.jpg?1321677131" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="609" title="Design, Lytro, camera" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/18/lytro_14.jpg?1321677336" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="622" title="Design, Lytro, camera" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/18/lytro_01.jpg?1321677004" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="610" title="Design, Lytro, camera" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/18/lytro_08.jpg?1321677130" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="615" title="Design, Lytro, camera" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/18/lytro_09.jpg?1321677130" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="621" title="Design, Lytro, camera" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/18/lytro_10.jpg?1321677131" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="630" title="Design, Lytro, camera" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/18/lytro_12.jpg?1321677183" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="622" title="Design, Lytro, camera" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/18/lytro_15.jpg?1321677324" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/lytro-full-spectrum-no-focus-digital-camera" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/lytro-full-spectrum-no-focus-digital-camera#comments camera design industrial light photography technology Sat, 19 Nov 2011 14:42:05 +0000 wardandrews 3860 at http://design.org Sculptures of Mirror, Light and Shadow by Sydney Cash http://design.org/blog/sculptures-mirror-light-and-shadow-sydney-cash <p><a href="http://cargocollective.com/sydneycash" target="Sydney Cash">Sydney Cash</a> is a New York sculptor who has pioneered techniques in glass manipulation to create his installation designs in light and shadow. The sculptures are dependent upon a variety of factors, such as angle, light and environment, and Sydney sees their creation as more of an evolution than a strict or strategic plan. It's pretty amazing how crisp and artistic the lines can be through an "analog" filter.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="465" title="Design, lightsculpture, sydneycash" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/01/sydneycash_light_00.jpg?1320207984" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, lightsculpture, sydneycash" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/01/sydneycash_light_01.jpg?1320208086" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, lightsculpture, sydneycash" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/01/sydneycash_light_02.jpg?1320208086" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="415" title="Design, lightsculpture, sydneycash" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/01/sydneycash_light_03.jpg?1320208086" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="415" title="Design, lightsculpture, sydneycash" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/01/sydneycash_light_04.jpg?1320208086" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="415" title="Design, lightsculpture, sydneycash" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/01/sydneycash_light_05.jpg?1320208086" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="415" title="Design, lightsculpture, sydneycash" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/01/sydneycash_light_08.jpg?1320208113" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="412" title="Design, lightsculpture, sydneycash" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/01/sydneycash_light_06.jpg?1320208086" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="412" title="Design, lightsculpture, sydneycash" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/01/sydneycash_light_07.jpg?1320208113" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/sculptures-mirror-light-and-shadow-sydney-cash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/sculptures-mirror-light-and-shadow-sydney-cash#comments design light newyork Sculpture Wed, 02 Nov 2011 04:53:23 +0000 jessicapatterson 3773 at http://design.org Sponge: An Outdoor Ceramic Lamp from Pott http://design.org/blog/sponge-outdoor-ceramic-lamp-pott-0 <p><a href="http://www.potteryproject.com/" target="Sponge">Sponge</a> is an outdoor ceramic light designed to mimic the form and texture of sea sponge. It's part of the Pott collection of "Unusual Pottery" objects made in Spain and designed by Miguel Angel Garcia Belmonte.</p> <p>The texture combined with the warm light they emit give the impression that they are natural objects, versus manmade, electric lamps. The lamps come in four diameters: 80, 60, 40 and 30cm. For more information, reference their <a href="http://www.potteryproject.com/CONTACTB.html" target="Contact Page">Contact Page</a>.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="372" title="Design, sponge, lamp" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/23/sponge_lamp_01_0.jpg?1319393959" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="372" title="Design, sponge, lamp" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/23/sponge_lamp_06.jpg?1319394027" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="372" title="Design, sponge, lamp" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/23/sponge_lamp_02.jpg?1319394027" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="372" title="Design, sponge, lamp" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/23/sponge_lamp_03.jpg?1319394027" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="372" title="Design, sponge, lamp" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/23/sponge_lamp_04.jpg?1319394027" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="437" title="Design, sponge, lamp" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/23/sponge_lamp_05.jpg?1319394046" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/sponge-outdoor-ceramic-lamp-pott-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/sponge-outdoor-ceramic-lamp-pott-0#comments cermamics design industrial light outdoor spain Mon, 24 Oct 2011 04:39:50 +0000 wardandrews 3622 at http://design.org Parmenides I: Sculptural Light Objects by Dev Harlan http://design.org/blog/parmenides-i-sculptural-light-objects-dev-harlan <p><a href="http://www.devharlan.com/doku.php" target="Dev Harlan">Dev Harlan</a>, a New York-based multidisciplinary artist, creates sculptures that hover between object and light—physical and ephemeral. His first solo exhibition, <a href=http://www.devharlan.com/doku.php/astralflighthangar" target="Astral Flight Hangar">Astral Flight Hangar</a>, occupies two floors of the Christopher Henry Gallery (NY) and displays his hybrid video works, combining the physical and virtual through sculpture, light and projection. </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="453" title="Design, devharlan, sculpture" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/15/dev_harlan_01.jpg?1318743546" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="421" title="Design, devharlan, sculpture" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/15/dev_harlan_02.jpg?1318743846" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="421" title="Design, devharlan, sculpture" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/15/dev_harlan_03.jpg?1318743847" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="434" title="Design, devharlan, sculpture" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/15/dev_harlan_04.jpg?1318743847" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="433" title="Design, devharlan, sculpture" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/15/dev_harlan_05.jpg?1318743861" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/parmenides-i-sculptural-light-objects-dev-harlan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/parmenides-i-sculptural-light-objects-dev-harlan#comments design exhibition light newyork Sculpture video Sun, 16 Oct 2011 05:16:49 +0000 jessicapatterson 3518 at http://design.org Labware Glass Lighting by Benjamin Hubert http://design.org/blog/labware-glass-lighting-benjamin-hubert <p>I love these mouth-blown glass lights by London-based product designer <a href="http://www.benjaminhubert.co.uk/" target="Benjamin Huberts">Benjamin Huberts</a>. </p> <p>Labware is a floor and hanging lamp lighting line that seems to be inspired by its namesake. These would look great staged or hanging in groups or on their own, and the contrast of natural cork on smooth, sterile glass creates an interesting dynamic.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="531" title="Design, labware, benjaminhubert" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/08/16/benjaminhubert_labware_04.jpg?1313537472" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/labware-glass-lighting-benjamin-hubert" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/labware-glass-lighting-benjamin-hubert#comments design industrial lamp shades light london Sat, 13 Aug 2011 15:50:19 +0000 jessicapatterson 3238 at http://design.org The Magnetic Switch Plate by Jake Frey http://design.org/blog/magnetic-switch-plate-jake-frey <p><a href="http://www.jakefrey.com/" target="Jake Frey">Jake Frey</a>, an industrial designer in Philadelphia, designed this handy switch plate cover for Urban Outfitters home goods. The switch features a high-powered magnet hidden behind the cover, so the owner enter his or her home and drop the keys on the switch. Voila! No more lost keys, that is if you remember to drop them there. </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="931" title="Design, Jakefrey, magnet" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/07/27/jake_frey_magnet_2.jpg?1311795180" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/magnetic-switch-plate-jake-frey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/magnetic-switch-plate-jake-frey#comments design home accessories industrial light organization philadelphia Tue, 26 Jul 2011 01:00:22 +0000 jessicapatterson 3154 at http://design.org Captured: A Homage to Light and Air with 304 Graphics and 252 Space Blanket Cubes http://design.org/blog/captured-homage-light-and-air-304-graphics-and-252-space-blanket-cubes <p>Created for <a href="http://made-blog.com/2011/05/09/captured-%C2%A0opening-ceremony-pictures-ii/" target="MADE">MADE</a> Space in Berlin, "Captured" was a temporary installation following the MADE theme of light and air.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="434" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/07/01/made_captured_4.jpg?1309565313" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/captured-homage-light-and-air-304-graphics-and-252-space-blanket-cubes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/captured-homage-light-and-air-304-graphics-and-252-space-blanket-cubes#comments berlin collaboration design graphic Installation Design light machine sound video Sat, 02 Jul 2011 00:09:24 +0000 jessicapatterson 2963 at http://design.org The Book Rest Lamp http://design.org/blog/book-rest-lamp <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/04/16/bookrest_lamp_2.jpg" alt="Design, bookrest, suckuk" title="Design, bookrest, suckuk" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <p>I love the idea of the Book Rest Lamp from <a href="http://www.suck.uk.com/product.php?rangeID=123&amp;catID=2" target="Suck UK">Suck UK</a>. The simple lamp is made of frosted glass and gives off a soft light for reading, and when you cap off the lamp to hold your page, it turns into a little house.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="409" title="Design, bookrest, suckuk" alt="Design, bookrest, suckuk" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/04/16/bookrest_lamp_2.jpg?1302987315" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/book-rest-lamp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/book-rest-lamp#comments design industrial light Sat, 16 Apr 2011 21:14:23 +0000 jessicapatterson 2792 at http://design.org Lighting Design from Ingo Maurer http://design.org/blog/lighting-design-ingo-maurer <p><a href="http://www.ingo-maurer.com/" target="Ingo Maurer">Ingo Maurer</a> designs some amazing original lighting, and I was particularly fond of their "exploding" hanging lamps, with objects radiating out from the light source. </p> <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/03/16/Ingo_Maurer_3.jpg" alt="Design, light, Maurer" title="Design, light, Maurer" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="814" title="Design, light, Maurer" alt="Design, light, Maurer" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/03/16/Ingo_Maurer_1.jpg?1300300286" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/lighting-design-ingo-maurer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/lighting-design-ingo-maurer#comments design home home accessories industrial light Wed, 16 Mar 2011 18:39:34 +0000 jessicapatterson 2719 at http://design.org The NightNight Lamp by Vanessa Hordies http://design.org/blog/nightnight-lamp-vanessa-hordies <p><a href="http://www.vanessahordies.com/" target="Vanessa Hordies">Vanessa Hordies</a> created this nightlight design that dims as a person drifts to sleep. The sand from the hourglass falls to slowly cover the light below after 15 minutes. </p> <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/02/27/VanessaHordies_1.jpg" alt="Design, night light" title="Design, night light" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="620" title="Design, night light" alt="Design, night light" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/02/27/VanessaHordies_1.jpg?1298790316" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/nightnight-lamp-vanessa-hordies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/nightnight-lamp-vanessa-hordies#comments home accessories industrial lamp shades light Sun, 27 Feb 2011 07:22:52 +0000 jessicapatterson 2671 at http://design.org