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 […]

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 […]

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Michelle Steinback’s Cedar & Moss

 The TV show Portlandia highlights quirkiness among the Oregon city’s residents. What better place to create lighting products “forest-made in a design studio surrounded by tall cedar trees?” When Michelle Steinback’s odyssey to find appropriate lighting for her Eichler-style home in Portland, Ore. came to a dead end, she designed her own. Now she has […]

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 […]

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Small Living Spaces: Compact Lamps and Lighting Fixtures

Scaled-down lamps and lighting fixtures are gaining in popularity.    The economy is heating up, building permits are being issued more freely, and consumers are still intent on finding their dream homes – even though those residences are less McMansion and more humble in square footage. According to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), […]

Sergio Orozco

Sergio Orozco: Italian Inspiration

Award-winning lighting & furniture designer Sergio Orozco reveals the trends that rocked this year’s Euroluce lighting show, part of Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan. (Q1) EnLIGHTenment Magazine: What were the top color trends you observed? Sergio Orozco: Milan is a garden of hues, visual delights, and colorful feelings – most of them presented in […]

Illuminate Lighting Design

Illuminate Lighting Design: An Interview With Simon Berry

 enLIGHTenment Magazine sits down with Simon Berry, director of Illuminate Lighting Design, to discuss the company’s philosophy and noteworthy hospitality projects all over the globe. enLIGHTenment Magazine: Headquartered in Singapore, Illuminate also has offices in Hong Kong, and Melbourne, and has completed noteworthy projects across Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and America. Tell us more […]

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How to Sell to Interior Designers

Three prominent interior designers discuss the changing role of lighting in their projects and how lamps and fixtures matter more now than ever before.  Interior designers are revered for their practiced eye for aesthetic balance, good taste, and knack for finding the perfect items that reflect their clients’ lifestyles and interests. We asked three sought-after […]

Nancy Goldstein

Nancy Goldstein: The Great Wide Open

The renovation of a coastal residence in Massachusetts requires innovative lighting techniques that work in tandem with a generous amount of natural daylight.  Located 15 miles outside of Boston in the seaside community of Swampscott, this remodeling project entailed opening up exterior walls to take advantage of the ocean views.  The master bath – one […]

Vision Quest Lighting: Custom Lighting

Vision Quest Lighting: Miracle Workers

When a lighting manufacturer fell through on providing fixtures for the Revel Hotel & Casino, Vision Quest Lighting saved the day. One of the Spike chandeliers as it appears at the Revel Hotel & Casino. The Watermelon Domes were hand painted inside by Vision Quest Lighting’s graphics team In a soft economy, no company likes […]