LED

With the constant advances in LED technology, these fixtures are gaining popularity. Whether chosen for their longevity, energy efficiency, or sculptural aesthetic, these pieces showcase the latest in lighting technology. Powered on or off, LED lighting makes a statement in any room. This section keeps up with new products and technologies and reports the innovative ways people are now using LED lighting.

Coco & Dash
Coco & Dash

Retail Road Trip: Dallas

Coco & Dash The new year brought more rocky news for the retail industry. Toys R Us announced it would close nearly one fifth of its stores in North America. JC Penney also quietly announced…
Lighting design Monstera Deliciosa in the palace Palazzo di Napoli in the heart of Palermo.
Award-winning Monstera Deliciosa designed by Massimiliano Moro

The LIT Design Award Winners: What the Judges Think and What We Think

The 1st Annual International Competition for Lighting Product Design and Implementation kicked off this year, welcoming lighting submissions from manufacturers, designers and practicers from all…

Smart Light Switch

Simply replace current switches with Noon's universal dimmer and its smart tech automatically creates customized lighting scenes and provides smart features such as Night Light and Vacation Mode.…

Meridiana Pendant

Light + Building 2018 find: Available with a marble or wood accent, the Meridiana pendant from Hind Rabii brings a decorative element to this sleek LED fixture. The 30W module throws a whopping 5,000…

Harry H. OLED Pendant

New from Light + Building, the Harry H. pendant from Artemide is equipped with cutting-edge OLED panels that emit light from both sides. When off, the panels are a mirror surface reflecting the…
Pholc Apollo by Broberg & Ridderstråle
Pholc's Apollo by Broberg & Ridderstråle fixture

Merci, Paris: 6 Looks from Maison & Objet’s January 2018 Edition

In the Tropics Walking the halls of Maison & Objet at times felt like a jungle expedition. This motif had been gaining in previous editions of the show but seemed to proliferate in time for this…
C by GE Sol lamp
C by GE’s Sol lamp is the industry’s first Amazon Alexa-integrated lighting product. It combines functional illumination, visual indicators for everyday tasks, and personal assistant capabilities without the need for a standalone Alexa device. www.cbyge.com

2018: Year of the Smart Home, Part 1

When you think about Amazon’s top sellers, you may consider books, or even a toy. Wait, maybe a video game?  Actually, during the 2017 holiday season, its top seller was none of the above. It was…

Clear Bulb or Frosted Bulb?

How do you know when to use a clear bulb or frosted bulb? There are no hard and fast rules, but luckily you’ve asked somebody who has strong opinions. First off, just to be confusing, light bulbs…
Mina LED pendant in black from Kuzco Lighting
Kuzco Lighting Mina LED Pendant

Mina LED Pendant

The distinctive silhouette of Kuzco Lighting's Mina LED pendant is defined by an elongated taper capped with a polished diffuser. Minimal in form the lengthy conical body provides an ample surface…
Modern Forms Tuxedo Wall Sconce
Modern Forms Tuxedo Wall Sconce

Tuxedo Wall Sconce

Modern Forms' Tuxedo wall sconce is meticulously crafted with artisan hands.The aluminum-constructed frame reveals solid faceted hand-cut clear crystal with superior color and clarity for a rich…