Light Pollution on the Rise
The world is getting brighter, but US scientists say that may not be a good thing.
Lessons in LED Lighting
LED lighting is the new buzzword and is seen as the go-to solution for our building lighting requirements - so what should you know about its...
Why Design Diversity Matters
Results from the recent National Prevalence Survey of Age Discrimination in the Workplace have prompted a new wave of workplaces to consider design diversity.
Paint Colours Can Cut Energy Costs
Choosing the right colour of paint for a room could have a great impact not only on people’s moods but on their electricity bills as well.
How Smart Lamps Improve City-wide Efficiency
Urban energy efficiency may soon receive a boost from the development of smart lamps that are capable of responding intelligently to environmental and traffic conditions by...
Colour, the Wilderness and Light: MAISON&OBJET Trends
Industrial metals, bright colours and taxidermy dominated the halls of last month’s MAISIN&OBJET exhibition.
Indoor Solar Powered Table Charges Electronics
Dutch designer Mathijs Labadie has created an indoor table that can power electronics via solar energy.
Lights Out: Smart Globe Puts You to Sleep
Saffron has unveiled a new light bulb that is committed to users' well-being and improving the quality of their sleep.
House Complements its Environment
With a stream running through the site, the House on a Stream was designed around the concepts of light, spatial experience, context and concrete.