Known for her imagination and ability to look at a project from many angles, Helen Gifford brings a creative diligence to her work as a custom lighting designer. Her captivating light sculptures grace such interiors as the Ritz Carlton, Beijing, San Diegos W Hotel, the penthouse duplex in New York Citys Hilton Hotel, and the W Fort Lauderdale, opening in the Spring of 2009. Discerning clients Gwyneth Paltrow, Rachel Weisz, and Darren Starr have commissioned her work for their homes. Giffords signature piecesâthe Urchin and Concordâhave been exhibited nationwide, including installations in New York City and the Hamptons, where Gifford makes her home. The designers work has been featured worldwide in national publications such as Interior Design, Metropolitan Home, House & Garden, and The New York Times, and internationally with Architectural Digest (France), MAP Magazine (Australia), in addition to shelter magazines in Germany, Greece and Holland.â¨
Helen Giffords Eco-Urchin Series was conceived in keeping with the ever-growing needs of environmentally conscious architects, designers, and consumers. Inherently green, the incandescent bulbs are repurposed for purely aesthetic purposes, and are manufactured locally for the lowest impact on electricity and water.