The sights and sounds of Milan can be overwhelming, but in amongst the noise was a stand with elegant and eye-catching product. ADR editor Aleesha Callahan chatted to the founder of LA-based lighting and furniture brand Atelier de Troupe, Gabriel Abrahams, to find out about the mid-century influences and how it all got started with Ace Hotels.
In 1991, ISM Objects design studio developed the Fab lamp; 25 years later it has released the Fab 25 lamp. The original Fab lamp, a flat-pack self-assembled table lamp, was an immediate success. It won an ‘Artist & Industry’ award for design and production, retailed in the MoMA gift shop in New York, and Country […]
The Igneous light by James Walsh and Ash Allen takes an iconic Melbourne material and reimagines it in a new way. Developed in collaboration between the two Australian designers, the wall sconce light uses the bluestone foundations of Melbourne as a driving concept. The inventive Igneous light will be shown as part of the Melbourne […]
The Raso pendant collection designed by Sebastian Herkner features two unique pendant silhouettes made of glass. The German designer revealed the new designs at the 2016 Milan Salone del Mobile for Florence-based bathroom company, Ex.t.
“The ThinkLab acoustic lighting range utilises the void between the desk and the ceiling plane. This is a previously untapped space in work places,” said managing and creative director, Jason Bird.
“Light in its purest form is about perception. It literally changes the way in which we see the world,” says Melbourne-based lighting designer, Volker Haug. MEZZANINE talks to Volker and other designers about new technologies that are bringing aesthetic opportunities to their work, and allowing them to set a new mood of sustainability.
It is lamentably rare to have the inventor of a product speak about it publicly. Intriguing inventor and product designer Jake Dyson visited Dyson’s Sydney headquarters last month to give an insight on the development process and breakthrough technology behind his slick CSYS range.
From the tropical forests of Elcho Island comes a range of lighting that simply cannot be replicated. MEZZANINE takes a look at Yuta Badayala (In a New Light) – part of an ongoing collaboration between Sydney furniture studio and store, Koskela, and the Yolngu weavers of the Elcho Island Arts Centre.
“What the end game actually is, is to provide lighting as seamlessly as possible,” says Steve Cahill, CEO and co-founder of enLighten Australia, ahead of his presentation at Total Facilities next week.