There is Light at the end of the Tunnel

Many, many years ago I exchanged a few conversations with a professor in mathematics/ statistics over a Go-chess game; refer to end text or Google to learn about the game. And of course the reason why I am sharing the narrated version of the conversation is because of its relevance to the topic of this…

Earth Hour: ‘Switch Off, Turn Up’ campaign, i Light Marina Bay

Earth Hour with i Light Marina Bay SINGAPORE – i Light Marina Bay, Asia’s leading sustainable light art festival opened on March 4th 2016 with a record 73buildings and organisations around the Bay pledging their support for sustainability. Minister for National DevelopmentLawrence Wong officiated the opening ceremony this evening to kick-start the three-week annual festival, which…

Five Opera Houses: Chandeliers

Neverending Glory by Jan Plechac & Henry Wielgus The Neverending Glory collection reflects nostalgic emotions and interprets opulent candle chandeliers in new way to symbolize prime moments of appreciation and glory. In individual silhouettes it is possible to recognize iconic chandeliers from five of the world’s most eminent concert halls and theaters; La Scala in…

Lights as His Medium: Meet The Architect Jun Ong

A total of 25 artists will be presenting their art installations at the i Light Marina Bay festival, Singapore. Installations will be exhibited along the pedestrian walkway of Marina Bay. In this article, the editor met up with Jun ONG, an architect graduate (MA) from the University of Westminister, London (2014), to learn more about his installations and…

Winter Lights can be better with Frozen collection by Maxim Velcovsky

Frozen by Maxim Velcovsky The Frozen collection was inspired by the transformation of water into ice. This moment is similar to work in a glassmaker shop. Creating a solid object from a liquid material is an essential characteristic of glass. Each designer attempts a small miracle –turning liquid glass to solid form. Velcovsky allows the…

Campana Brothers bring their Lollipop Collection & Fungo Chandeliers to Singapore

SINGAPORE – From January 28 2016 onwards, the MASCK flagship store in Singapore, will show exclusive collections by LASVIT. Designed in partnership with the Campana Brothers, the Fungo Chandelier and the Candy collection combine LASVIT’s mastery of the traditional glass-making craft with cutting edge technology and innovative design. Find the MASCK store in the centre…

Lumiere London 2016, UK

For most, winter is not the most inviting season of the year. Lumiere London lights up the grey and wet season across four of London’s most exciting areas: King’s Cross; Mayfair; Piccadilly, Regent Street and St James’s; and Trafalgar Square and Westminster. 17th January 2016 will be your last chance to see the installations in London, UK….

Light it up!

7th November 2015- A showcase in Penang, Malaysia. An impressive presentation of flourescent rods piercing through the concrete infrastructure.  Architect: Jun Hao ONG, 27 years old.  Jun-Hao will be installing his works at the iLights festival in Singapore, March 2016.  *The artist last name is in caps.   Source: KC 

Louis Poulsen: Patera

New Product  Patera – a natural focal point   Taking nature as his inspiration, the elite designer Øivind Slaatto has created a new and unusual light through a creative partnership with Louis Poulsen.  Courtesy photo from Louis Poulsen: Øivind Slaatto, designer. “Patera was born of my fascination with the Fibonacci sequence. You can find the spiral…