Let’s face the reality: plants need to be watered! But because of the busy lives many of us lead, it's easy to forget this simple task. The Droplet is a handy new gardening device that uses a small
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With the infamous Fernsehturn TV Tower glittering like a needle in the background, the glowing Tree Concert welcomed visitors to Berlin’s Monbjoupark. The 100 year old chestnut tree towers over the
CLOUD is an interactive lighting installation designed by Caitlind Brown for Nuit Blanche Calgary - an all-night art festival that took place on September 15th. The festival occured in Olympic Plaza from
Light bulbs aren't (usually) the most important part of a room's decor. Interior designers are experts at masking the light source, and instead focusing the beam on a painting or sofa. That's fine if
For fans of the original Plumen, Hulger has introduced Baby Plumen, a bite-size version of the award-winning bulb design. Created following the design of the original Plumen 001 bulb, the Baby Plumen
Photo by Judy Rose Sayson The Visayas Islands in the Philippines are gradually embracing renewable energy, and the capital city has just inaugurated its first green building - Iloilo City Hall. The
What if something as simple as an old plastic bottle filled with water could mean the difference between light and darkness? Rudimentary as it may sound, the almost no-cost solution is uplifting the
You may have heard rumors about a so-called 'light bulb ban' - but do you know the details of what is actually happening and when? The Federal Energy Independence and Securities act is coming to the U.S.
CFL bulb photo from Shutterstock A study by the State University of New York at Stony Brook revealed that manufacturing flaws in some compact fluorescent bulbs can lead to potential UV exposure.
Olafur Eliasson Combines Art and Solar Technology to Shed Light On the 1.6 Billion People Who Live Without Electricity
The ability to switch on a light is something that many of us take for granted, but more than 20% of the world is left in the dark when night falls. With 1.6 billion people lacking access to electricity,
CEILING LAMPS From simple fitted ceiling fixtures to elaborate chandeliers, ceiling lamps offer a great way to efficiently illuminate an entire room while adding drama and visual flare. They also offer a
Early Edison light bulbs were a thing of beauty, but they were also terribly inefficient. Modern LED bulbs are much more efficient, but they aren't always beautiful. Luke Anderson, a product designer from
Traditional reading lights are often serpentine eyesores that appear to channel the ghosts of external computer microphones or clunky bookmarks, but Masiosare Studio's Flaca LED lamp offers those who
IKEA has developed some innovative green designs over the years, but now the home furnishings retailer has the distinction of having the largest photovoltaic array in the state of Michigan. The
The “Lit” concept bulb designed by Elie Ahovi is an extremely elegant and innovative combination of LED and fiber optic technology, and could pave the way for incandescent replacements of the
By now you probably know that LED bulbs are the wave of the future, but we just came across an update that makes them even more technologically advanced - the world's first LED light that can be
German designers Laura Schroeder and Jorg Virchow -- from Itektur -- recently unveiled a sparkling chandelier that is made entirely from salvaged CFL bulbs that have been upgraded with long-lasting LED
The Sustainable Light Swing is an interactive light installation powered by kinetic energy. Created by Guilherme Pena Costa and Ingrid Gabor, the swing is designed with the purpose of inviting people to
Do you and your dad share a love of nature? If so, honor him by sending the Nature Conservancy a donation in his name. He'll receive a Father's Day eCard with one of three designs inspired by the great
INHABITAT: Can you tell us a little about Dwell's Light & Energy issue and what kind of content readers can expect when they pick it up on newsstands this month? AMANDA: I enjoy issue themes that
Good lighting design can change your mood, define living spaces, and with LED technology, it can last a lifetime without needing bulbs replaced. The AmbientOne Table Lamp has a custom LED array that will
New York-based Rux Design unveiled its playful LED StickBulb lighting system at this year's New York Design Week. Designed and manufactured at RUX’s workshop in New York City, this simple lamp is
Mixing traditional Japanese woodworking techniques with modern design, Ryosuke Fukusada has created a functional wooden light bulb! The unusual design was made using a technique called Rokuro, and it
It’s a pretty old trick to take a simple steamer or colander and use it as a light shade, so designer Nadia Belalia upped the ante with her series of transformed and customized steamer lamps. Belalia
By now, most of you have probably heard about the incandescent light bulb phase-out starting this year (likely as a result of the ridiculous political bickering about the lighting legislation in the
HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY! We applaud all of you devoted sons and daughters who diligently planned what they would be doing for their moms in advance. But what about the rest of us procrastinators? Don't panic!
GE just announced a new LED light bulb replacement for the 100 watt incandescent that uses pulses of air to keep cool. The design is the first of its kind in the LED industry, and it comes just in the
Rubbish becomes a cool new design with the Lampada Metro by Sicilian artist Arcangelo Favata -- aka Alicucio. The contemporary lamp was on display at this year's Milan Furniture Fair, and features the
It's amazing to think that just a few years ago, many people thought of LEDs as nothing more than the tiny red lights in our laser pointers but my, how the times have changed! With more and more people
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