Tag Archives: contemporary lighting

decorex london – discoveries in art and lighting

Decorex International, the grand dame of the events that form the London Design Festival, predates the festival by a quarter-century and it’s the must-do for anybody in the interior design trade.  Thanks to MODENUS BlogTour London, I was able to … Continue reading

studio visit and q&a with lee broom

Before there was even a whisper of MODENUS BlogTour London, I dedicated a feature on this site to Lee Broom, a London-based furniture designer creating waves in the design world since 2007.  With one foot rooted in tradition and the … Continue reading

the london design festival – what caught my eye at the 100% design fair

One of my design destinations during my visit with MODENUS BlogTour to the London Design Festival was the 100% Design show over at Earl’s Court.  It’s the U.K.’s single biggest design trade event to run during the festival.  The show … Continue reading

The london design festival – five favorite designers from design junction

My Fall began with a wonderful 6-day trip with MODENUS BlogTour to the London Design Festival, an almost overwhelming citywide, design extravaganza with hundreds of venues exhibiting the latest and greatest that lasts 2 weeks.  Today I focus on Design … Continue reading

LampsPlus – shopping for modern residential lighting

Shopping for contemporary lighting is one of the hardest things to do because there is overwhelmingly so much dreadful stuff out there.  So I’m always looking for interesting sources. One of my favorite things to come out of a MODENUS … Continue reading

shimmering contemporary italian pendant lights

Hidden in the southern neighborhoods of Milan is a gem of a lighting showroom that every designer should know.  For here live the sparkling creations of Lolli e Memmoli.  Designers of luxuriously organic modern chandeliers, their creations dazzle upon entry … Continue reading

The MoMa picture light – modern artwork lighting for the 21st century

Not long ago, I was asked by a Twitter friend about painting lights, those contraptions normally placed over a painting in a home or office and used for illumination.  Sometimes hardwired, sometimes free standing and battery operated or even remote … Continue reading