"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.
The cylindrical brass that makes up the Adamas Pendant Light features textural juxtapositions that combine with raw tones for a lighting fixture sure to garner attention.
Australian LED technology company Brightgreen introduces the latest addition to its range of premium Tru-Colour interior lights.
Kiwi couple Ben and Kiri Wahrlich made waves at DEN Fair with their original lighting and furniture pieces, taking out the prize for Best Independent Designer. The talented pair share their views on the local design industry, and their plans for the future.
ADR recaps with look at the inaugural DEN fair, and we announce our #bestofDEN competition winners.
Makers Lane is a new concept conceived by co-founders Craig van Zyl, Clare Gilligan and her brother Paddy, seeking to connect Australian artisans and crafters to clients looking for custom made pieces.
David Trubridge's Floral pendant has allegedly been replicated by Domayne, reigniting local debate over intellectual property. How does Australia compare with international attempts to protect original design against copycat manufacturers?