Outdoor, landscape, bathroom, kitchen lighting

7 tips for a correct lighting of the hallway

We all know that the first impression matters a lot, and this is true even when we are talking about a home. Everyone wants those who will cross its threshold to be pleasantly surprised by the special atmosphere and the welcoming air of the house. To...

Five colors that give light to your home

An easy way to change the room "vibes" is to renew some of the accessories. Colors inspired by the beauty of nature bring harmony to the home. The language of color undergoes its own transformation during spring, as you can see in the rebirth of a...

Benefits of Glass for Your Home

Make your bathroom look larger by installing a glass door in your shower. This is particularly beneficial if you have a small bathroom. Many bathrooms have tubs with either a shower curtain or a door that slides on a metal frame. Just by installing a tile walk-in shower and glass doors, your bathroom will be transformed.

Brighten Up Your Home

Finding ways to allow more natural light into your home can make it feel more spacious, more inviting and more pleasurable to spend time in. Using minimalistic window treatments is one way to allow more natural light to flow into a room. Design tricks such as hanging mirrors and choosing accent pieces with a reflective quality can also be somewhat effective.

Big progress in rechargeable battery technology

The world awaits a major breakthrough in battery technology to power the portable electronics we all increasingly use - and researchers at an Irish University may just have made it.

Decorative lighting in the current society

Since the beginning of time, interiors were lit with decorative and mood-setting lights after the sun was set in the evening. Through the years, celebrations and holidays have been unique occasions when rooms are brilliantly lit and special lighting is used.

Ideas for handmade lamps

You can easily bring a personal touch to a room or a working space by adding something handmade. As lighting plays an important role in any modern habitat, the safest bet for joining both functionality and creativity is a lamp. Browsing trough Pinterest’s vast collection of pinned images I stumbled upon unique handmade lamps and fun, cool DIY projects.

The future lamp: Blackbody Bonzai

The OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode) luminous panels are reinventing interior and home lighting. Relying on the latest development in nanotechnology, it is among the most efficient light source available today. The ultra thin luminous surface uses ultra-low energy, is long-lasting, heat-free and soft for the eyes. And due to a high rate of recyclability the OLED is among the most environmental friendly light sources.Blackbody Bonzai lamps at Milan Design Week 2013

Luminous, fresh nature on your desk

The original design of this FRESH LED desk lamp is inspired by tall wet grass, where the water drops magnify sunlight and the wet grass stems curve downward from the weight of the moisture. The stems of the FRESH LED desk lamp are bendable in all directions to direct prismatic light as a group or separately.FRESH desk lamp

Porcelain ware lighting gadgets

Honestly, I have never seen such beautiful hybrid home gadgets like Ana Wagner’s lighting devices made from porcelain ware. Presented for the open public in an exhibition called Photophore, on May 27th, at Bucharest, each porcelain lamp is delicately hand painted, and therefore has a special story. The fragile bulb is being backed by brass or wood holder, giving these items a whimsical, vintage look.Ana Wagner, "Plants from my garden" table lamp

Let’s pour some light!

You now this scenario, I’m sure: you have a hard day at work, then take the crowded train and finally get home. There, the last thing you want is to do housework, because you’ll end up spelling everything anyway. Guess what, these kinds of days are actually really inspiring for designers. Yeongwoo Kim, Pouring Light Lamp

Under our skin

An extraordinary exhibition awaits you until November 6, 2010 at the Next Level Gallery, in Paris. "Under my Skin", by architect and designer Bina Baitel, astonished its viewers with a series of mutant lamps and a new, original technique of light diffusion. Our favorite: a lamp that becomes carpet (Snug lamp) and another one that can provide you free space for your home (table lamp Pad); the raw material designer used is a special leather, just like a "skin" which looks like a leather outside the lamp, as I told you before, but becomes light in the inner part.Bina Baitel, Under my skin, snug lamp

A clean elegant sconce

What we love most about this lighting device is its elegant, minimalist and nevertheless modern design. Legna Wall Sconce is fabricated of steel, frosted acrylic and wood veneer - teak, walnut or zebrawood. Jefdesigns Legna Wall Sconce

Just twist it together!

It's not just a lamp, it's a TwistTogether Lamp! This revolutionary illuminating home gadget designed by Brooklyn-based Company TwistTogether can be rearranged in order to create unique designs. When connected, with a simple twist, the 4 blocks in the set light up radiating a soft, inviting glow.Twist Together Lamp

16 million shades from Philips LivingColors

After the overwhelming success of LivingColors Lamp, Philips comes back with this new version which is even more powerful than its predecessor. Philips LivingColors Generation 2 LED lamp can produce up to 16 million shades with a light output 50% higher than the previous version. In other words it’s very unlikely to get bored with so many colors to choose from.Philips LivingColors Generation 2 LED lamp