Noguchi's BB3 Akari Lamp
It's a beautiful thing, but after trying to change the bulb I almost started cussing in Japanese.
Spotlight on Isamu Noguchi’s Innovative and Iconic Paper Lanterns
Akari, the massively popular collection of paper lanterns by Isamu Noguchi, is a bridge between age-old craft and modern...
Design Dictionary: Noguchi Table
The story behind the iconic table that almost wasn't.
Noguchi and "Night Journey"
This month, we're celebrating all things Japanese and modern with our September 2011 issue, Japan Style.
5 Public Landscapes of Isamu Noguchi
With a body of work spanning sculpture, dance, furniture, lightning, and landscapes, Isamu Noguchi is one of the most revered...
Coin Lamp
There are all sorts of devices emerging these days that are meant to monitor and increase awareness of our energy consumption...
Paperfold Lamps
Architects are notorious for being sticklers for detail.
The Arco Lamp: A Modern Marvel
Achille Castiglioni and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni’s Arco Lamp is one of the most recognizable pieces of modern lighting.
Molo's New Cloud Lamps
We've been following molo, the Vancouver-based design firm, for quite some time now, featuring their soft collection previously...
Peaking Lights: The Wobbelhead Lamp
A lamp prototype from Norway adds distinct personality to lighting design.
Lamps from the Bunny Hole
These are lamps designed by a slight gentleman from the Chiba prefecture outside of Tokyo; he works with duck feathers quite...
6 Illuminating Reading Lamps
If your manuscript is far from being illuminated, it’s time to drop the task at hand and find a new lamp to read by.
Tucker Lamp by Tucker Waugh
I was perusing the perpetually well done output of Working Class Studio, a division of the Savannah College of Art and Design,...
Hand-Powered Lamp
Producing power by harnessing kinetic energy from human and animal movement is a great idea but one with few good results.
Rock, Paper, Circuits: Pulplites Lamps
The Vancouver design duo Dear Human finds an illuminating use for recycled paper.
Book It: A Shoppable Finnish B&B Pops Up in Paris
Your own private Nordic cottage in the City of Light? No problem.
8 Bright Modern Table Lamps
Searching high and low for your ideal table lamp? Brighter days are ahead.
A Closer Look at the Iconic Bubble Lamp
Industrial designer George Nelson was one of the founding fathers of American modernism.
Table Lamps by Magnus Pettersen for Iittala
We're swooning over this trio of table lamps by Norwegian-born designer Magnus Pettersen for iconic Finnish brand Iittala.
How Rodolfo Dordoni Rebranded Foscarini With a Winning Lamp
In 1990, a smart design helped reinvent the Italian brand.