Symbiosis of Illuminated and Planted Glass Pendants

February 5, 2013

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Blown glass spheres hang haphazardly from the ceiling, tangled like vines, copper tubes looping around satellite white planters that connect them like natural roots.

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Bocci’s No.38 takes lighting to new heights, in a sort of surreal grouping of suspended planters and lighting elements … Read More…

Using Outdoor Lighting to Create an Urban Oasis

December 10, 2012


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Welcome to today’s guest contributor, New York City-based lighting designer, and fellow BlogTour team member, James Bedell.

The topic of urban green space has always been fascinating to me. I’m a lifelong Queens resident and I’ve almost … Read More…

Lighting Up the Chrismy Tree

December 1, 2012

The contemporary Chrismy lamp designed by Teresa Sapey for Vondom, is lighting up spaces this holiday season from within. Inside its elegant vertical lines are energy saving LEDs that generate a revolving multi-hued glow of five different colors.

Chrismy’s white, … Read More…

Style and Funk-tion at Design Junction

October 24, 2012


The author, your’s truly, in the arms of Design Junction’s gorilla. Photo: Jill Seidner.

Set within the raw industrial environment of the 1960’s Sorting Office, Design Junction was less a traditional trade show, but more a creative exploration of design Read More…

DIY Pendant Lamps From Garden Pots

May 1, 2012

Here’s a great way to extend and blend the boundaries between indoors and out. For a designer show house where we helped convert a potting shed into a Creative Garden Retreat, we upcycled ordinary terra cotta garden pots into pendant Read More…

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