See and show your garden in a completely different light, with this walkover lighting from illumination innovator Serralunga. Designer Roberto Paoli was inspired by Michael Jackson's music video for Billy Jean (where his dance moves coincide with the lighted...
27 Mar 2011 | Outdoor Lighting
Vibia has created a veritable playground of modern lighting, the like of which you’ve never seen. The Spanish company, known for its contemporary, unusual and off-the-wall outdoor lighting design ideas, is transforming lighting into an art form with its sculptural and striking pieces. Why bother maintaining a meticulously manicured garden if you don’t have the lighting to show it off? This stunning setting illuminates landscape and pathways with the Tree 4000 outdoor lighting collection, a design by Pete Sans that resembles delicately drop-shaped conifers. Available in brown and white-lacquer finishes, these polyurethane lights contain compact fluorescent bulbs to cast a gentle glow on your outdoors. Turn your yard into a whimsical wonderland. For more outdoor lighting design ideas, visit Vibia.
11 Feb 2010 | Outdoor Lighting
Designed by Jordi Vilardell and Meritxell Vidal, the Halley outdoor lighting fixtures from Italian lighting company Vibia is the latest in LED illuminating innovations. Inspired by Halley’s Comet, this unusual lighting fixture features an overarching shape that brightens the night sky with an LED light strip. Bathe your outdoor eating, seating and entertaining areas in warm light and make it a conversation piece. The Halley lighting comes in three basic shapes – ground-to-ground, ground-to-wall and ground-to-clamp – which can be connected to suit your space, and easily dismantled and reassembled when you’d like to move it. This outdoor fixture is waterproof, so rain or shine, Halley will shine on! For more information visit Vibia.
10 Feb 2010 | Outdoor Lighting
If you’re looking to add a little light to your landscaping, the colored outdoor lights from MyYour may have what you’re looking for. The Tulip XL outdoor light is a revolutionary way to add light and flora to your landscaping without the weeds. The Tulip XL is designed to line a driveway or walkway to direct traffic safely through a lane. Along with the Petra outdoor armchair, the self-colored polyethylene lighting is available in a variety of colors and is a durable material for the outdoors. The transparent lights add a warm glow and an extra ornament to the landscape it surrounds. It you’re looking for a unique and innovative way to light your driveway, think of the Tulip XL by MyYour.
1 Oct 2008 | Outdoor Lighting
The outdoor floor lighting from Carpyen, the Lite Cube and Lite Box are not only lights, but also function as outdoor or indoor furniture. Designer Jonathan Daifuku created a piece that is fashionable and functionable, out of polyethylene. The white shell allows colored bulbs, like red, green, yellow and blue to shine through for a warm colored glow to add color and ambience to a landscape. The floor lighting can be placed on their own or with a number of cubes and boxes as a set creating different arrangements and looks. They can be placed in a garden setting out a path, or as a border of a landscaping for strictly decor purposes. The Lite Box can be used as an outdoor table and the Lite Cubes can be used as seating. There are many possibilities for the outdoor lighting from Carpyen.
26 Sep 2008 | Outdoor Lighting
The outdoor Moonlight Globe Light adds a dazzle to outdoor space or landscape it’s placed in. The globes can be used as pieces of contemporary decor around the patio, in the garden, or as a functioning light, even as an evening pool accessory. The globes can be customized for shape; size; color; whether it’s cordless, has a long cord with a plug, or hard wired; models; as well, there are endless accessories for the globe lights. They are truly one of the most versatile lighting systems. The globe shells are made from a sturdy, shatterproof polyethylene and are engineered to be waterproof and durable in extreme cold and heat – perfect for all year round ornaments in the outdoors. Moonlight Globe Lights are priced at $300 and the popular models are available online at Home Infatuation, and custom orders can be placed at Moonlight Inc.. The lights come in four sizes: 10-, 14-, 22- and 30-in. in diameter, and are shaped in half and full globes.
22 Sep 2008 | Outdoor Lighting
Now you can light up trees with the subtle and beautiful Invisible Street Light, without the hassle of decorative Christmas lights. The modern and chic design of the light blends into the tree creating an “invisible” element. The light conserves energy from the sunlight during the day to produce light in the evening. Since the Invisible Streetlight does not need support, it is wrapper around tree branches adding to the “invisible” factor. Streets can be lined with these lights adding a romantic lighting to the surroundings. Whether you’re looking for lighting for residential (light up the path on your secluded driveway), commercial or industrial (add some lighting around the entranceway to your business) – the lights are non-obtrusive and will create an added touch of panache to the outdoors. Learn more about the Invisible Streetlight at Coroflot.
5 Sep 2008 | Outdoor Lighting
Live life large with an Expansion XL outdoor lit decorative panel or a smaller Concentric lit panel. These five-panel art deco pieces could be used as a hanging piece of art on a deck, or placed in the grass of your backyard to add a delicious amount of modern art. Rob Zinn designed these satin-white powder coated aluminum, steel and brass sheets that are transformed into sharp vivid colors. There are patterns printed on the reverse side of the panel, and when lit on, the magic happens – the “hidden” colors are reflected back to illuminate each preceding panel. The panels are available in warm, cool, yellow or aqua color palettes, and can be purchased at Generate for $2499 for XL and $1,999 for Concentric.
26 Aug 2008 | Outdoor Lighting
If you’ve ever wanted a piece of the moon, the Moon Jar, a solar powered lamp, is the closest thing you can find without traveling into outer space. Tobias Wong created this elegant and brilliant design – a mason jar with a solar panel inside. When placed on a windowsill, it soaks up the rays from the sun, and will provide a calming blue-toned light for the evening. It’s an interesting piece of decor for your patio – it’s eco-smart and is cordless – ideal for large and small spaces, lining up a garden or path, or simply as a centerpiece on an outdoor table. Because the jar is frosted, it disguises the three LED lights that are inside, thus making the jar during the day, just as nice of a decor piece and not an eyesore. Available at PerpetualKid and Target for $39.99
25 Aug 2008 | Outdoor Lighting
Solar Mate is a great portable, cordless lighting solution for a garden or shed. It can be placed wherever you want and will provide light for up to seven hours per 24 hour period. It’s got an energy-saving 12-volt bulb, which will illuminate an area of 16 sq. meters. No special tools are needed to assemble the lighting kit, all you need to buy (or find) is any standard car or caravan battery, new or old. The kit includes mountings for a roof or wall, 5 meters of cabling and connectors, 1 bulb holder and one wall switch. Solar Mate comes with a 10-year warranty. Next time you’re digging around the shed looking for a tool, or looking for a pool noodle in the dark pool house, think about Solar Mate, and how simple it could be to get ‘shed some light’ in an eco-friendly sort of way. Available at Ecotopia for £79.99 (US $148).
23 Aug 2008 | Outdoor Lighting