Innovation is embedded in Philips’ DNA. The Dutch firm is responsible for a bunch of popular inventions, such as the compact cassette, the compact disc, the blu-ray and the Senseo coffee machine. Philips is also a trendsetter in the field of lighting. The Hue collection, their latest invention, forms the perfect proof.
For all interior design lovers out there, Kortrijk Xpo becomes the place to be starting from this Friday. From 17 October until 26 October, the biennial fair Biennale Interieur returns to the Belgian city. Curator Joseph chose ‘the home does not exist’ as the starting point for this edition. As a result of the latest developments in economy and technology, the way we reside is about to change.
A few weeks ago, we’ve discussed Scandinavian interior design. Today we take a closer look at country living. We go through decoration techniques, colour combinations and ofcourse we also give you some lighting suggestions.
Don’t turn your home into a design showroom. Throw in some personal items along with the design stuff and dare to mix different styles. That’s what interior architect Emmy van Dantzig strives for. She told us how to achieve this in a thought through fashion, in this educational interview.
At Louis Poulsen’s 2014 is all about Poul Henningsen’s 120th birthday. Ofcourse, the birthday boy isn’t around anymore to join the party, but his designs are as vivid now as they were the day he created them. For the occasion Louis Poulsen already launched a limited copper version of the PH 3½-3 earlier this year. Now they introduce this gorgeous pendant in cheerfully coloured metal versions.
The worldwide web is filled with home improvement blogs to get you inspired. On a daily base, we too feast our eyes on all the delicious treats bloggers have to offer us. Not seldom it happens that we see our designer lamps in their natural surroundings. Flos Arco, Tom Dixon Beat Light and Foscarini Twiggy will probably be the top three when it comes to blog popularity. To find out which lamps are the other ‘mister populars’, just keep on reading.
“Inspired by Nature” is a tagline which can be found on all kinds of products. Scientists and designers often draw inspiration from nature to make their products more beautiful, efficient and user friendly. The same goes for lighting. The lamps listed below are the perfect example.
It’s always fun to take a look inside other people’s houses, to snoop for some new interior ideas. This time we visit an imposing penthouse in London, designed by the British interior architects Amos and Amos.