Judy Ziccardi Interior Designer

Crafted To Perfection: Judy Ziccardi

California lighting designer Judy Ziccardi takes the reigns when creating one of the most-talked-about showhouses of 2014.  For 20 years, she has volunteered her expertise to the Philharmonic Society of Orange County with its annual House of Design. When it came to last summer’s big event, however, the owner of Lighting Innovation in Laguna Nigel […]

Luna Bella-Nick Alain

Nick Alain of Luna Bella

Nick Alain of Luna Bella shares his design influences for his lighting, furniture, and accessories.   In Italian “Luna Bella” means “beautiful moon,” but when it comes to the interior design industry, “Luna Bella” is synonymous with whimsical hand-made lighting and furniture and is one of the most sought-out manufacturers wherever the company has exhibited – New […]

Lauren Consoli Lighting Designer

Lauren Consoli: Designer On the Rise

Lauren Consoli grew up surrounded by design. The daughter of an interior designer mother and an artist-sculptor father who was actively involved in the art therapy movement, Consoli recalls the series of homes her family lived in as “always in the middle of a restoration.” While other kids in the neighborhood might have spent their […]

Michael Aram Lighting Butterfly Ginkgo Table Lamp

Michael Aram Debuts Lighting Collection

The American artist known for unique, nature-inspired home décor and tabletop accessories has launched a lighting collection comprised of 15 table and floor lamps. This new category marks the first time in 25 years that Michael Aram has released a complete line of lighting options for his customers.     The designer has created tabletop […]

2 Lanes South American-Picker

2 Lanes South: Interview With David Phillips

David Phillips of 2 Lanes South takes a rare late afternoon break from fabricating his unique lighting line to elaborate on the hallmarks of hand-craftsmanship, his lighting collaboration with American Pickers star Mike Wolfe, and his adopted city of Nashville. For the past 15 years Dave Phillips has been creating custom chandeliers and pendants for […]

David Trubridge

Lighting Designer David Trubridge Embarks On U.S. Tour

New Zealand-based architect and lighting designer David Trubridge – whose work is exclusively distributed in North America by WakaNINE in Texas – will be speaking at events at showrooms and universities as well as SXSW Eco and the WestEdge Design Fair. Austin-based wakaNINE is coordinating and promoting the October 2014 tour, which is comprised of […]

Designer Davis Weeks

David Weeks: Lighting & Product Designer

David Weeks sat down with enLIGHTenment Magazine to discuss his evolution from lighting to exploring other categories such as toys and furniture.   enLIGHTenment Magazine: After nearly 20 years of successful lighting design, how would you describe your signature style?  David Weeks: The word that has been coming up recently is “honest.” That hardly describes […]

Lighting Designer Mike Brannon

Mike Brannon: Perfect Balance

Musician and lighting designer Mike Brannon of Lightlink Lighting in Texas bridges the creative gap between the natural and industrial design worlds.   From left to right:  the Dichroic Temple accent lamp, the Northern Lights suspended sculpture made of fiberoptic mesh between two layers of dichroic eco-resin internally lit by LEDs, and Sputnik made with 25-inch fluorescent […]

Candice Olson

Candice Olson’s Short List

Whether you’re buying at High Point Market or another wholesale venue, Canadian interior designer and host of several popular design TV shows reveals the top trends that will continue to be hot this year. If it has glimmer, shimmer, or muted shine, consider it a must-buy for your lighting showroom. What’s popular among consumers right […]

Christopher Boots Lighting Designer

Christopher Boots Designer Profile

Known for mixing unexpected materials in his bespoke pieces, lighting designer Christopher Boots enjoys experimenting with artisan glass, ceramic, copper and bronze.    Trained in industrial design and product engineering at Swinburne National School of Design, Boots cut his design teeth working for the late Geoffrey Mance at Mance Design.  In 2011, he opened up […]