Written by Annie Reid. Image above, Christopher Boots’ Nepenthes pendant light. Today’s designers are busy with tomorrow’s next lighting collections, and there’s plenty on offer for all things bright and sparkly. Annie Reid rounds up lighting’s best and brightest. One thing’s for sure: glamorous pendants for residential applications are now equally at home within commercial […]
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.
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.