Ten Cool Plantable Light Fixtures

March 19, 2013

Alex Tricoire’s Lustre Babylone.

We’ve found some planted light fixtures that not only demonstrate imagination and ingenuity, they save space functioning at once as lighting and planters while also filtering indoor air. The light these fixtures emit provides the needed Read More...

French Bulbs Light Up the Garden

March 4, 2013


I love French brand Hisle’s collection of simple but cool outdoor lights in the form of oversized light bulbs.


Plant a row of bulbs…


The polished aluminum sockets are topped with an impact and UV-resistant polyethylene globe.


A single play …

Indoor-Outdoor Highlights and Trends From Stockholm Design Week

February 23, 2013

Street, planter and modular furniture by A2

While on assignment during Stockholm Design Week, our friend Linda Hales scouted some cool indoor/outdoor products for us. Like many other international design fairs, the “grow your own” trend was ever present in Stockholm with furniture, lighting, and other products Read More...

Symbiosis of Illuminated and Planted Glass Pendants

February 5, 2013


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


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

Using Outdoor Lighting to Create an Urban Oasis

December 10, 2012

Photo via Stylepie.

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...

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