Original article here THANK YOU TO DENISE O’CONNOR FOR THIS GREAT PIECE IN THE IRISH TIMES! Busy at the best of times, the open-plan spaces in our homes have become even busier in the last 12 months. With so much going on in one space, planning a lighting scheme can be challenging. Here are four […]
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We are so excited to share with you that two of our brands have made the final of the NYCxDesign awards. This is one of the biggest awards in the world. Across all sections of design from architecture, graphics, branding, product design to name just some of the sectors. There is about 60 categories in […]
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I remember reading about Caravaggio in my art books when we looked at the great masters and then seeing his The Taking of Christ in our National Gallery. Although the painting and likeness of the subjects was amazing it was the contrast between the dark and the light that struck me the most.
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Italy – the land of la dolce vita, gastronomic delights, stunning countryside, stylish cities, centuries old architecture and sunny days on holiday. In addition Italy is also a big player on the design scene. From the glory days of the 1950’s right through the 60’s, 70’s and to today. Italy has always had an original and super stylish contribution to make to the international design conversation.
We hit two of the greatest interiors shows in two months, Maison et Objet in Paris and the Northern Light Fair in Stockholm, checking out some of the key trends for 2019 and beyond. One of the biggest take-aways we’ve seen at both fairs is the re-emergence of colours, prints and texture in lighting.