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Breathe easy

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Breathe easy

Seoul –­ Filter Space from Dr Jart+ is a new flagship store that uses water, air and light to create a clean retail experience.
Beauty : Dr Jart : Pollution
Dutch Design Week 2016: Broken White

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Dutch Design Week 2016: Broken White

Eindhoven – Exhibition investigates the shift in perception and cultural connotations associated with colour in the digital age.
Dutch Design Week 2016 : Van Abbe Museum : Envisions
Chromatic cosmos

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Chromatic cosmos

Milan – Studio FormaFantasma continues its evolution with an exhibition that examines the cosmic origins of light.
Studio FormaFantasma : Lighting Design : Milan
Peaceful pharmacy

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Peaceful pharmacy

Montreal – Pharmacie Uniprix is the yin to the often uninspiring world of the pharmacy’s yang.
Pharmacie Uniprix : Pharmacy : Feng Shui
Lifetime light

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Lifetime light

London – The latest ultra-efficient Jake Dyson CSYS Lamp will outlast many of its owners.
London : Jake Dyson : CSYS Lamp
See the light

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See the light

Kiev – Ukrainian fashion label Podolyan plays Jekyll and Hyde with its first store.
Podolyan : FILD : Retail Spaces
Euphorescence

Design Directions

Euphorescence

Employing chromatic stimulation, light therapy and meditative imagery, designers are creating new environments that enhance and optimise our menta...
The Optimised Self : Zoned-out Spaces : Essential Self
Make-up monument

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Make-up monument

Venice Biennale 2015 – Architect Shigeru Ban has created a pavilion made from thousands of make-up cases.
Venice Biennale 2015 : Shigeru Ban : Shiseido
Tea time

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Tea time

Kyoto – Artist and designer Tokujin Yoshioka has created a traditional Japanese tea house made from glass.
Kyoto : Tokujin Yoshioka : Shoren-in Temple
The Immortal Brand

Macro Trends

The Immortal Brand

Brands and consumers are no longer satisfied by instantaneous gratification. Can we really plan in years, decades – even centuries?
The Age Of The Long Near : Evernote : Long Now Foundation
Pill helps the whole body function optimally at night

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Pill helps the whole body function optimally at night

Researchers at McGill University have demonstrated new ways for medicine to help ease the stress associated with working irregular hours.
Circadian Rhythm : Sleep : Medicine
CES 2015: Sony’s speaker lamp brings sound and light to the home

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CES 2015: Sony’s speaker lamp brings sound and light to the home

Las Vegas – Sony’s Symphonic Light transmits resonant, high-frequency sound via a clear glass lamp.
Sony : CES 2015 : Connected Home
Mind rave: Meditation nightclub turns brainwaves into light and sound

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Mind rave: Meditation nightclub turns brainwaves into light and sound

Las Vegas – Performance artist Lia Chavez has hacked into consciousness to create a ‘meditation nightclub’.
Las Vegas : Lia Chavez : Rehabstudio
Let it glow: Light waves and micro-organisms create bioluminescent lamp

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Let it glow: Light waves and micro-organisms create bioluminescent lamp

Netherlands – An Amsterdam-based designer has captured the bioluminescence of the ocean in a lamp. 
Bioluminescence : Ocean : Light
London Design Festival 2014: Illuminated installation plays on the idea of time

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London Design Festival 2014: Illuminated installation plays on the idea of time

London – As part of the 2014 London Design Festival, a trio of designers have created a time-inspired installation that is on show at the Victoria ...
Candela : London Design Festival : Panerai
New on-screen technology compensates for vision defects

Big Ideas

New on-screen technology compensates for vision defects

Researchers have developed digital display technology that corrects for vision defects by manipulating pixels on-screen.
MIT Media Lab : Smartphones : Vision
Hypno-scape: Studio plays with sensory elements

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Hypno-scape: Studio plays with sensory elements

Hypno-scape: Studio plays with sensory elements
Installation : Immersive : United Visual Artists
CES: Withings night light enhances customers’ aura

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CES: Withings night light enhances customers’ aura

CES: Withings night light enhances customers’ aura
CES : Withings : Aura
Cracking work: Breaking new ground in glassmaking

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Cracking work: Breaking new ground in glassmaking

Miami – Designer Ilkka Suppanen’s delicate glass structures look as if they might break with one touch because his vessels are created from broken ...
Design : Future Primitive : Rough
Dutch Design Week 2013 review

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Dutch Design Week 2013 review

There was an energetic mood at this year’s Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven, where the spirit of collaboration and new opportunities were hard to mis...
Food : DAE : Josh Bitelli
Power of touch: Designer creates haptic experience

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Power of touch: Designer creates haptic experience

London – Royal College of Art graduate Eunhee Jo has been on LS:N Global’s One to Watch list since we reported on her work in our RCA show review i...
Interaction : Wall-embedded : London Design Museum
Let it grow: Odd Matter Studio's organic designs

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Let it grow: Odd Matter Studio's organic designs

Let it grow: Odd Matter Studio’s organic designs
LS:N Global : Oddmatter : Georgi Manassiev
London Design Festival 2013: The Conductor

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London Design Festival 2013: The Conductor

London Design Festival 2013: The Conductor
Interactive : Senses : Sensoria
Light stimulation: Japan inspires Mitate lamps

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Light stimulation: Japan inspires Mitate lamps

Netherlands – A new lighting collection on show at Galerie Kreo in Paris captures the ethereal elegance of traditional Japanese forms and text...
Scientific : Aesthetic : Mystical
You Cube: Sensors that monitor your environment

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You Cube: Sensors that monitor your environment

Slovenia – Slovenia-based company CubeSensors has developed an environmental sensor that enables people to ensure that their workplace and home are...
Light : Noise Levels : Regulate Health
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