Tag Archives: lighting ideas

panzeri and modern LED lighting strips

  A well-needed update to the one-time useful, but hideous fluorescent strip lighting fixture has just hit the market; and it’s a beauty!  Designed earlier this year by Carmen Ferrara for the cutting-edge Italian lighting firm Panzeri, the LED ceiling … 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

unique lighting designs from California to fit any decor

One of my latest specifications for lighting in a dining room comes from my recent discovery of LA-based Emanuel Morez , purveyors of traditional and modern furniture and lighting. Their remarkable Matawi and Maji lighting lines are super chic. These … Continue reading