Design Jun 16, 2011

Cohetes Candleholders

Mexican designer Moises Hernandez honors the ubiquitous handmade firework in his ceramic candleholders. Taking inspiration from cohetes, the candleholders burst with color and shares the geometric shapes of their namesake object. Pop a… Read more
Uncategorized Jun 14, 2011

Checkmate! Lamps

Danny Frang, based in Hong Kong, designed the Checkmate! lamps for Hive. The collection is based on strategic placement of lighting, the idea is to get the best ambiance possible in the selected environment. As such, Checkmate! involves a… Read more
Uncategorized Jun 10, 2011

Zhao Liping’s Cloud Lamp

Sometimes cute is just an apt description for design. Have to agree with Swiss Miss, Zhao Liping’s Cloud Lamp wins me over. More after the jump. Read more
Uncategorized Jun 2, 2011

Lineament Light by Albertine van Iterson

The Lineament Light was inspired by the geographical boundaries of a Berlin district, translated into a geometric and industrial lamp. Flat surfaces cut, folded and glued into a three-dimensional shape.The contrast between the overall dark… Read more
Uncategorized May 31, 2011

Terracotta Lamps by Tomáš Král

Swiss designer Tomas Kral is responsible for these lamps made of terracotta. With simple shape, the lamps highlight the richness of the material – which, incidentally, contrasts beautifully with Kral’s choice of black hardware. Learn… Read more
Design May 19, 2011

Metropolis Collection from Lladró Atelier

Lladro Atelier, a new creative department within Lladró, under the creative guidance of designer Jaime Hayón, is responsible for the Metropolis Collection. With a central aesthetic stemming from dynamic buildings, the collection includes… Read more
Uncategorized May 17, 2011

Project Aura: Bike Safety Lighting System

Project Aura is a rim-mounted LED bicycle safety lighting system that changes colors based on rider speed. Ethan Frier and Jonathan Ota, industrial design students at Carnegie Mellon University, are behind the design. Their goal was to… Read more
Uncategorized May 3, 2011

Touch Lamp Vase

Adorable is a word that should rarely be used to describe an object of design. Similarly, charming doesn’t quite hit the mark. However, both words come immediately to mind with the Touch Lamp Vase, designed by Roger Arquer for Bosa. … Read more
Uncategorized Apr 29, 2011

Ikea Stockholm Table Lamp

New from Ikea, the Stockholm Table Lamp doesn’t wow with either material choice or shape. But, that is sort of the point. A lamp that can blend in almost any interior aesthetic, yet with the crystalline base has just enough … Read more
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