Product> Outdoor Lighting with an Architectural Bent

Spec Sheet  

(Courtesy Erco)

Balancing safety, aesthetics, and performance, these innovative exterior luminaires also address issues of light pollution and trespass.


Offering powerful digital light with excellent glare control in a compact, minimalist design, the system features exceptional levels of luminous flux from a virtually invisible, fully shielded light source.

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Product> Star Lights: Six Shining Luminaires

Lighting, National, Spec Sheet
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Spec Sheet  

(Courtesy Flos)

While a well-designed light fixture never overshadows its function, there’s always a case to be made for pieces that break new ground. Anything but conventional, these dramatic luminaires form a compelling physical counterpoint to the ethereal quality of light they emit.

String Lights

Suspended overhead, the cord adjusts to play with interior space, while conical or spherical luminaires mark points in the air. LED lamps. Designed by Michael Anastassiades.

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Product> Bright Outlook: Six Great Interior Light Fixtures

Interiors, Lighting, National, Product
Wednesday, August 6, 2014

(Courtesy Global Lighting)

High intensity design coupled with low energy consumption makes these new lighting fixtures worthy candidates for inclusion in a full spectrum of environments: hospitality, office/commercial, retail, and residential. Some are unabashed focal points, others play a supporting role in the design, but all of them boost the aesthetic wattage of any interior.

Global Lighting
Zero Beam Pendant

A mounting stem facilitates directing the 26W CFL lamp, which is shielded behind a matte acrylic diffuser. Made of painted aluminum, in white, black, or red. Designed by Johan Carpner.

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Architects Take Milan, Part 2: Collaborations Abounded At This Year’s Furniture Fair

Parrish Collection from Emeco.

Parrish Collection from Emeco.

AN had boots on the ground at the 2013 Milan Furniture Fair, taking the air and parsing the differences. This year saw an abundance of collaborations between furniture designers and architects. What follows is the second half of our greatest hits, everything from modular shelving and sleek hardware to design-forward consoles and practical seating. View even more architect-designed furniture from Milan in the first section of our roundup here.

Parrish Collection

In conjunction with its collaboration with Konstantin Grcic on the mobile interiors of the new Parrish Art Museum, Emeco released the Parrish Collection of modular indoor–outdoor chairs and tables. Chairs are available with three recycled aluminum frame designs that can be combined into four seat options, including one made of locally sourced wood from Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

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PRODUCT> Baring it All: New Lighting Embraces the Naked Bulb

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

From the latest issue: Lighting goes minimal with fixtures that embrace the bulb. See our six favorites from lighting superstars, independent studios we scouted at London Design Festival, and Artek’s foray into the previously under designed world of light therapy.

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