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…

Outdoor Sponge Lights Go With the Glow

November 3, 2011

It’s all aglow as a focal point for your patio, soft terrace lighting, a sensual piece to light up conversation on your balcony or in your backyard. Sponge, a spherical outdoor sculpture and lamp by Miguel Angel García Belmonte, … Read More…

Create Ambience With Glowing Cube Table or Seat

February 25, 2011

Set your patio, balcony, or other outdoor space aglow with this River Rock filled ambient light “sculpture”, table, or seat.

Designed by Canadian artist, Zac Ridgely, the Hudson Cube is created with natural river stones that function as the … Read More…

Solar Sunflowers Light Up Electric Garden

January 11, 2010

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Photo courtesy Harries & Héder

When the city required Austin developers Catellus to mask an unsightly expanse of store-back loading docks in order for a large retail lot to receive a green light, they hired Massachusetts-based public art firm Harries Read More…

Four Alarm Cooking in the Glow of Solar Light

July 28, 2009

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British designers, Adrian Allen and Tobias Wong, of the firm Suck UK, have cooked up a bit’o humor for the summer outdoor season with a witty barbeque made from a fire bucket and solar lights housed in a traditional … Read More…

There’s a Light Wind Blowing

July 12, 2009

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Inspired by the Dutch windmills of the their homeland, designers from Demakersvan have created Light Wind, a contemporary self-sustained light source that, with every breeze, stores enough energy for you to enjoy every summer evening forever. Constructed of high-end sail fabric, Read More…

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