Space Shifters – an abstraction of ‘Down the Rabbit Hole’

It’s been a quiet few months on here which usually means I’ve been very busy since my last post, and I confidentally say that is true. The end of my second year was pretty hectic, especially around the time of Light and Building  which happened to fall on the last weekend before a few of…

PYRA – XICATO Luminaire Project Winner

The Luminaire Project, our first full length project at University lasting 3 months long. My project “PYRA” is being exhibited at the Light and Build fair this year in Frankfurt. Sponsored by Xicato, Mike Stoane Lighting and the LET (Lighting Education Trust), we were given the task of designing a luminaire for either a domestic…

Minimalist Modular Light Art — Yanko Design

The 2017 Red Dot Award Winning Vector Light is a modular system of sculptural units that create intriguing shapes and patterns against any surface in addition to providing illumination. Each connectable section exists in the form of a folded square with a built-in diode. This unique construction presents unlimited possibilities for the intentional direction or…

IKEA smart lights now play nicely with Apple HomeKit

IKEA’s Tradfri smart lighting line is an impressive system at a relatively affordable price point, and it just got even better. Earlier this year, IKEA announced that it would be integrating Tradfri with Apple’s HomeKit. Today, the Swedish furniture company pushed an update to all existing hubs that does just that. What’s more, Ikea bulbs…

The Best Lamp for your Bedside — Yanko Design

Once you’ve crawled into bed and gotten cozy, the last thing you want to do is get up or lean over to switch off the lights! Designed with this feeling in mind, BALAMP utilizes a unique on/off functionality to make going to bed and waking up a more enjoyable experience.It’s dish-shaped lamp features a flat… [Reblogged]…

A light that senses when you’re reading — Yanko Design

Think about it. You’re tucked in bed and you just want to get through a couple of chapters of that gripping book you’re reading. You lift it off its stand and it’s already open to the page you wanted. Plus, almost like a stroke of magic, a light goes on, focusing directly on your book… [Reblogged]…

Brooklyn warehouse becomes showroom for hacked IKEA kitchens

Danish brand Reform and US flooring company Madera have transformed a 1940s warehouse outside the Brooklyn Navy Yard into a Scandinavian-influenced showroom that displays hacked IKEA kitchens. Reform, which specialises in customising IKEA’s Metod and Sektion kitchen cupboards, shares the 22 Waverly showroom and offices with Madera. The partnership was formed after Madera chose to install Reform‘s Basis 01 kitchen in its new…

neri oxman 3D-prints large scale glass pillars at the LEXUS yet exhibition

Architect, designer, inventor and associate professor of the MIT media lab, neri oxman has created an installation made of 3D-printed glass columns celebrating LEXUS’ 10th edition at milan design week. set within la triennale di milano, the show highlights the brand’s yet philosophy, aiming to push the boundaries of creativity by fusing seemingly incompatible elements. following…