Robert Sonneman, “Lighting’s Modern Master”, has pioneered contemporary lighting design for over fifty years. Since their introduction in the 1960s and ‘70s, many of his designs have become classics of the modern era. Sonneman has gone on to release over 3,000 products you can find in high-end showrooms and galleries. Here, the creative visionary speaks to us about Suspenders Precise, which adds lighting functionality and performance to the Suspenders System introduced in January 2016.
David Trubridge’s lighting designs create maximum impact in any application through shadow patterns that wash across the ceiling and walls, impacting the space well beyond the limits of the fixture itself.
Vibia has long been known for its eclectic, modern lighting—designs that don’t just illuminate a space, but often contribute to a unique overall aesthetic and function that range from sleek and simple to daring and different.
It might seem simple to choose a decorative pendant that you love, or a table lamp that “goes with” the rest of your space. But functional, architectural fixtures can be a lot harder to choose on your own. Yet this is the lighting that professional designers regard as the “secret sauce” to make personal living space more functional, more comfortable, and certainly more beautiful.
When it comes to the balance of form and function, table and floor lamps might lean slightly toward the latter, reserved for lighting up a workspace, reading nook or accenting a room. But Dutch design house Moooi takes portable lighting to another level, with out-of-the-box designs that would make any dramatic chandelier jealous. Read on for a few of our favorites that take center stage in any room of the house (plus, a giveaway to win one of your own!).
As one of the UK’s leading product and interior designers, we’re happy to introduce Lee Broom to the YLighting family. Lee Broom designs and manufactures dramatic lighting under his own label, which he established in 2007. His ingenious designs have won him numerous awards, and he has been described by The Financial Times as “Among the most respected British talents.”
As functionally important as it is, recessed lighting might not elicit the “oohs” and “aahs” that some more decorative lighting fixtures might. That is, until now. Tech Lighting has just introduced ELEMENT Reflections, a decorative recessed lighting collection that redefines the beauty in architectural lighting.
Desk lamps shouldn’t just be practical, but beautiful also. From high tech to high design, our favorite desk lamps are the ultimate blend of form and function, making the daily grind a bit easier to manage. Here, we’ve gathered our top 10 favorites.
Artemide’s Tolomeo Collection continues to be one of our top selling modern lighting collections. Designed by Michele de Lucci, it boasts a timeless design with modern sensibility that makes it easy for any design aficionado to appreciate. The very first Tolomeo emerged in the late 1980s, but the collection today boasts 32 lamps in all. Here are five much-loved iterations of this world-famous design.
Too often relegated to the “functional” or “ambient” category of lighting, wall lights aren’t exactly known for being statement makers in a space. Whether used in a small bathroom or a grand living space, there’s no reason a beautiful wall fixture can’t steal the show with superb design. These 10 favorites will make you want to flip the switch on ho-hum wall lights.
Mini pendants are great for adding ambient lighting in an area, but they’re also ideal for concentrated task lighting elsewhere in the kitchen and office. Hanging multiple mini pendants either in a row or at vary heights can create a stunning lighting display over the kitchen island, dining room table, or in the entryway.
Better yet, there is a wide range of styles to choose from, whether bold, minimal, industrial or luxe. For your inspiration, here are 10 modern mini pendants worth checking out.
While nature-inspired lighting might make us think of natural materials like wood or linen, elements like shape and texture can also pay tribute to the “organic” look. Channeling the great outdoors isn’t new, but we love the idea of finding new and innovative ways to do so, creating designs that are both comforting as well as familiar. These seven favorites channel inspiration into modern lighting that lets nature take its course.
2017 is here, whether we’re ready for it or not and that means design trends will be creeping out of the woodworks. One area of design that will definitely be showcasing trends is lighting. It’s one of those things we all require and there’s no doubt that thousands of new designs flood the market every year to accommodate those needs. With that said, certain design trends lead the pack and here are five that we think will be at the head of the class in 2017.