Castor Design has come up with an innovative way to recycle burnt out fluorescent bulbs by transforming them into wall-mounted lights lit through induction. The Induction Wall Light is an interesting exploration of the use of existing materials to prevent them from going to waste. Rather than destroying a fluorescent bulb, which would release gases that might be environmentally harmful, […]
A new lighting collection from Parachilna named Gémo showcases the centuries-honed glassblowing skills of the Venetians. Designed by Luca Nichetto, the lamp has a faceted shape and imprinted surface evoking a ball of yarn: hence its name Gémo, which means ‘yarn ball’ in the Venetian dialect. The mouth-blown glass lighting collection offers a spin on […]
The work of 26 Australian designers is currently on show in Milan, the largest independent showcase of Australian design in Milan to date. Curated by the Local Design founder Emma Elizabeth, the Local Milan No. 3, aims to advance awareness and understanding of Australian design amongst a global audience. “It’s hard to describe Australian design […]
If you’re a workspace designer who thinks of light merely as an afterthought to make sure everyone can see what they’re doing or to highlight your latest and greatest art acquisition, you’ve got a lot to learn, says Humanscale’s Tim Goodred. ADR: How did your interest in lighting design develop? TG: My first job as […]
unltd (unlimited edition lighting) is a ground-breaking online luminaire builder giving you the opportunity to stylise your projects with unmatched originality and detail. It was developed by Melbourne-based lighting consultants ambience, which has worked across various light mediums with recent award-winning projects including work for Aesop, Attica, Hilton and Mecca Cosmetica. The process for users […]
LightCo has recently been appointed to represent Siru lighting in Australia. Siru is a specialist boutique brand of blown glass pendants and ceiling lights made in Italy. The techniques used in the design and manufacturing process have been handed down from generation to generation to ensure the authenticity of these beautiful and unique pieces remains […]
“I like to surround myself with objects of intrigue. Much of my work stems from scraps of potential that I notice in my daily life and travels.” Wilson discusses his inspiration, working with architects, and his dream collaborator.
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.