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  1. Plumen Energy Saving Lightbulbs
    Product of the Day

    Plumen Energy Saving Lightbulbs

    An Edison bulb's artful filament might be attractive to look at, but its subpar energy consumption isn't nearly as appealing. Enter Plumen's bright idea in fluorescent design ($30), which shatters...

    written by: Diana Budds
    08.27.12

  2. Tendence 2012 at Messe Frankfurt: Talents 10 + 1
    Travel Reports

    Tendence 2012 at Messe Frankfurt: Talents 10 + 1

    Messe Frankfurt nurtures the young designers who come to its fairs—Tendence and Ambiente, namely—to exhibit their wares. From the prominent placement of the Talents exhibition (in the...

    written by: Diana Budds
    08.27.12

  3. 7 Little Lamps We Love
    Product of the Day

    7 Little Lamps We Love

    This week, Dwell took a whirl around the Javits Convention Center to check out the goods at the New York International Gift Fair. We spotted a few tasty design morsels (more on that in the coming...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    08.23.12

  4. Orient Lamp

    Orient Lamp

    The Orient Lamp is a flawless light design with good luminous efficacy created by Jo Hammerborg in 1963 for one of the most important Danish lighting companies of the time, Fog & Morup.

  5. Shanty Lamp by Areaware
    Product of the Day

    Shanty Lamp by Areaware

    The brainchild of Cincinnati-born and Brooklyn-based designer Paul Loebach, Areaware's Shanty Lamp ($75) is crafted from pine and references "Shinto temples and humble wooden cabins." We...

    written by: Diana Budds
    08.14.12

  6. The Light Fantastic: Johanna Grawunder
    Profiles

    The Light Fantastic: Johanna Grawunder

    To Johanna Grawunder, a turned-off chandelier is “one of the saddest things in the world.” Granted, she is an avant-garde lighting designer; a darkened fixture is a missed opportunity.

    written by: Joanne Furio
    07.27.12

  7. Dan Flavin: Drawing

    Dan Flavin: Drawing

    Best known for his fluorescent light installations, Dan Flavin was also an avid draftsman. This first retrospective of his drawings will include over one hundred sheets representing every phase...

    01.01.12

  8. Leo Villareal

    Leo Villareal

    This exhibition is a first for the artist, who is a pioneer in the use of LEDs and computer-driven imagery. Villareal is also known both for his light sculptures and architectural, site-specific...

    12.18.11

  9. Striking a Cord
    Finishing Touch

    Striking a Cord

    British artist Maisie Broadhead elevates the nuisance of an unsightly lamp cord to over-the-mantel art with this clever bit of DIY design.

    written by: Aaron Britt
    06.21.12

  10. A Chat with Remodelista: Market Highlights for 2012
    Dwell on Design

    A Chat with Remodelista: Market Highlights for 2012

    DIY workshops aplenty and modern, hand-crafted goods such as lighting, hardware, and garden accessories are planned for Remodelista's third year at Dwell on Design. We speak with Editor-at...

    written by: Sara Ost
    06.15.12

  11. ICFF 2012: Offsite Design Exhibitions
    Travel Reports

    ICFF 2012: Offsite Design Exhibitions

    Each spring, New York Design Week gets bigger and better thanks in part to an ever-expanding roster at ICFF (more on that here) as well as the dedication of several local organizations presenting...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    05.24.12

  12. ICFF 2012: Picks from Javits Center
    Travel Reports

    ICFF 2012: Picks from Javits Center

    This week we're digging deep into our favorites objets de design spotted at the 2012 International Contemporary Furniture Fair in New York, from satellite events to the show floor at Javits Center....

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    05.23.12

  13. ICFF 2012: Brass Tactics
    Travel Reports

    ICFF 2012: Brass Tactics

    Everywhere we looked on the show floor of ICFF, we saw our own faces reflected back. Brass, copper, gold and other shiny metallics seemed to swathe or pepper most surfaces, appearing everywhere...

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    05.22.12

  14. Martina Carpelan

    Martina Carpelan

    Martina Carpelan was born in Vasa, Finland. She has a BA in Product Design from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London. She works as a junior level designer at Frost Produkt...

    02.23.10

  15. Daniel Benito Cortázar

    Daniel Benito Cortázar

    Art direction and design for Northern Lighting.

    02.23.10

  16. Tom Rossau

    Tom Rossau

    Self taught Danish designer Tom Rossau started his career in the basement of his parent’s house in Faarevejle, Denmark. ...

    02.23.10

  17. Benjamin Hubert

    Benjamin Hubert

    Born in the UK in 1984, Benjamin Hubert studied Industrial Design and Technology at Loughborough University and graduated in 2006. Following successful degree shows, Benjamin exhibited at New...

    02.23.10

  18. Johan Carpner

    Johan Carpner

    Johan Carpner is a Swedish lighting deisgner. He pulls inspiration from nature and grids he finds within the repetitive nature of trees and foilage. His pieces are elegant and striking at the same...

    02.23.10

  19. Friday Finds 05.04.12
    Week in Review

    Friday Finds 05.04.12

    Editor Real Talk, a Ryan Gosling–like meme featuring econospeak, a young design company out of New Zealand, and more in this installment of Friday Finds. 

    written by: Diana Budds
    05.04.12

  20. Daniel Rybakken
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    Daniel Rybakken

    Norwegian designer Daniel Rybakken explores how light affects people’s moods. WE LOVE: His experiments with simulated daylight and the six-and-a-half-foot-long Counterbalance light.

    written by: Dwell Staff
    04.24.12

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