Articles tagged Lighting

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Why an architect used Amazon’s Alexa to build a smart salon in LA

Los Angeles – Francisco Gonzalez-Pulido vitalizes the spatially ‘outdated’ hair and salon industries with Starring by Ted Gibson, a tech-powered hairdressing studio.

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Immersive spaces can help you work out harder, shows these Denver climbing studios

Denver – Experiential design studio Cactus developed an interactive lighting system for two Rise Nation locations, giving way to a nightclub-like atmosphere for high intensity …

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In China, sneaking inside the cash machine for a glass of gin and tonic

Hangzhou – Designed by Nanjing Linear Architecture, Hangzhou’s Noisy Bank is a speakeasy bar hidden by a quotidian element: a set of three cash machines on the street.

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Custom lighting, not decoration, creates the atmosphere at an Austrian burger spot

Graz, Austria – FIPE Architecture developed a lighting system based on the RGB colour model for a burger spot in Graz.

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A light installation by Maja Petrić shows AI can foster human connection

Seattle – Developed with custom detection software, Maja Petrić’s We Are All Made of Light illustrates technology’s potential to unite a space’s audience.

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These light switches by Font Barcelona can look the way you want them to look

Barcelona – The Spanish brand, known for its light mechanisms, released a collection of luxury switches that puts customisation centre stage.

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Moooi’s new Liberty Table and Plant Chandelier reflect nature’s unpredictability

New York City – During this year’s NYCxDesign, Dutch brand Moooi released the Liberty Table by Atelier Van Lieshout and the Plant Chandelier by Kranen/Gille.

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Just like a lighthouse, this Singapore shop guides the way – to the best cup of cheese tea

Singapore – Inspired by a nearby lighthouse, MOC Design created an array of lamp posts for the new Heytea in Singapore's busy Clarke Quay – and customers have seen the light.

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Glamorous, sculptural, balletic? Sure – but this little gem is also a light switch

Barcelona – Font Barcelona's Bridge light toggle collection turns light fixtures into fashion accessories.

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Say, you don’t like brutalist buildings? Shed some light, then

What do a child’s bedroom in Barcelona, a brutalist pavilion in the UK and a villa in Mexico City have in common? At night, there’s LED everywhere.

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China has the most cinemas worldwide – but should it value venue quality over quantity?

Changsha, China – Well-designed cinemas may help offset box office ramifications of China's oversupply of venues: just look to Changsha Jinyi, a new project from One Plus Partnership.

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Visit an infinite flower field made of lights, courtesy of Snarkitecture

New York City – Snarkitecture teamed up with automaker Lexus to create Sway, a site-specific installation during this New York Design Week.