The practical future of lighting

"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.

Adamas pendant light by Savage Design

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.

Brightgreen releases the low-glare, high-impact D700+ LED downlight

Australian LED technology company Brightgreen introduces the latest addition to its range of premium Tru-Colour interior lights.

A constellation of their own: Q+A with ANAESTHETIC

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.

The best of DEN Furniture + Design Fair 2015

ADR recaps with look at the inaugural DEN fair, and we announce our #bestofDEN competition winners.

A bespoke future: Q+A with Makers Lane

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.

Copy this lamp: preserving Australian design integrity

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?

The quality of light: iGuzzini launch in Sydney

A major international brand, iGuzzini have launched in Sydney, with their sights set on lighting up Australia.

Portal

Portal is a new offering from Melbourne-based architectural lighting designer, Christopher Boots.

Light language

Mood inducing, spectacle signalling, hip hallmarking or functionally illuminating, lighting permeates every interior design from foundational proposition to finishing touch. An article by Adrienne Hughes, featuring works by Tom Dixon and Ash Allen, takes a detailed snapshot of current directions in international and Australian contemporary lighting.