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Light Art - How To Light Up Your Displays

Whether your home boasts shelves of vintage vases or a sideboard strewn with stones sourced from your favourite beach, the right light can turn a collection of objects into a striking display. Here are design writer Charlote Abrahams' 5 picks.

The Original 1227™ User Guide - Part 2: Living Room Lighting

The living room is a place of relaxation, a room where we sit back to read, to socialise and to watch television. Ideally, our living space will be filled with natural light streaming in through generous, south-facing windows; however, for many of us, the reality is somewhat darker. But look on the bright side: dark rooms provide the perfect excuse to splash out on some absolutely fabulous lights.

Rakes Progress London Pop-Up

If you’re heading to Covent Garden and haven’t stumbled across it yet, uber cool urban gardening title Rakes Progress has a neat little pop up store in Floral Street. Running until 31st January, with a series of inspirational floral installations, photography, art, sculpture and film, Rakes Progress pop-up brings the magazine to life in a veritable plant-filled oasis.

FERRIOUS CHRISTMAS EVENT

Multidisciplinary design team Ferrious, opened the doors of their chic railway arch showroom in central Manchester for a lively Christmas event last week. The Anglepoise® + Paul Smith collection took pride of place, showcased in the windows and instore alongside some suitably impressive models of existing or concept buildings created by the thriving local architecture and design community.

Heal's Festival of Light 2017

With its dedicated lighting showroom on the ground floor of the central London flagship store, Heal’s has gained a well-earned reputation as a prime destination for beautiful and well thought-out decorative lighting.

Welcome to the new Anglepoise® London Studio

What fun to have a permanent base in a central London food and drink destination (one co-established by Sir Terence Conran, no less) in the heart of the Clerkenwell design district? Well that’s exactly what has happened to the Anglepoise London Studio. Just over a month ago in May, we packed our bags at or co-working space in Second Home and moved lock, stock and barrel into this iconic Turnmills site, now home to British themed London eatery, Albion Clerkenwell.

Celebrating the Great British Summer with John Lewis

As if there weren’t enough reasons to visit the nation’s favourite department store already, John Lewis is currently in the throes of a summer-long ‘National Treasures’ campaign, shining a spotlight on the best of British life, design and culture.

Anglepoise® at Euroluce 2017

We are pleased to present a preview of new collections to be launched this year at international lighting exhibition Euroluce at the Salone del Mobile in Milan from April 4th - 9th. 

Anglepoise® + Paul Smith - De Stijl Centenary

In the design and fashion worlds, boldly combining large planes of plain primary colours with black and white — an effect often described as ‘Mondrian-esque’ — has long held a strong appeal. Take Yves Saint Laurent’s 1965 Mondrian shift dresses, inspired by the abstract paintings of Piet Mondrian, or, more recently, Vladimír Ambroz’s Moving Mondrian bookcase for Amosdesign.

Anglepoise® Christmas Gift Guide 2016 - Gifts for the design conscious

Struggling to find the perfect Christmas gift for the design aficiando in your life? Panic not; my family is riddled with people who will only give house room to the most beautiful things so I have had plenty of practice sourcing presents that are chic, elegant and fashion forward. Here are my suggestions for this festive season.

Anglepoise® makes its debut at Carl Hansen & Søn Japan

Established in Denmark in 1908, Carl Hansen & Son continue a tradition for producing outstandingly crafted, high quality furniture that lasts and all this at a reasonable price. So we’re justifiably proud to see our Anglepoise® lamps beautifully showcased at the Carl Hansen & Son’s flagship showroom in Tokyo, Japan. 

Anglepoise® + Margaret Howell Collection launch

Margaret Howell did Anglepoise® proud at the official launch of the Anglepoise® + Margaret Howell Collection at their flagship Place de la Madeleine shop in Paris, staged as part of Paris Design Week. The new Seagrass and Saxon Blue colours chosen by the designer for the Type 75™ Anglepoise® desk lamp, complement the existing Yellow Ochre Edition to create a stunning 3-piece Anglepoise® + Margaret Howell Collection. 

University Essentials - Back to school guide 2016

September is here, which means that students up and down the country are already thinking about what to pack in their bags for the new term. Deciding what to take and what to leave behind can be tricky, so we have compiled a list of essentials. From the best desk lamp to the ultimate back pack, these are the items that every fresher needs.

Soho House launches Soho Home Online Shop

If you’ve ever had the good fortune to visit one of the Soho House Group’s super-stylish yet relaxed private members’ clubs, you’re sure to have coveted some of the carefully selected pieces that create the unique Soho House ‘home from home’ feel. 

Adopt an Object & support the new Design Museum

When in 1989 Sir Terence Conran and Stephen Bailey opened the Design Museum in a former banana warehouse in Shad Thames our eyes were opened just a little bit wider to the marvelous world of contemporary design and architecture.