Design Count

Design Count featuring great design, architecture, fashion, graphics and innovation from across the globe.

 

Sky

A light fitting that seems to be floating. A slim and light disc installed a few centimeters beneath the ceiling. This is the design concept achieved by Sky. Sky creates a visual effect that makes the luminary appear to be suspended at 5cm from the ceiling, granting this light fitting a personal and different style. Due to its high performance, Sky is suitable to light from high ceilings. However, its clean and pure design allows it to be considered as a great option for lighting up any kind of interior designs wanting to transmit a minimal touch. At last, design and performance, together.

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Vana

The structural systems of plants act mainly in compression and bending. In reverse we can obtain a geometry that performs well in tension. Designed as a tensile single surface, Vana is suspended from the ceiling and descends as four glowing columns of light. The geometry, tessellated into triangular segments, has been digitally grown using a cellular algorithm. Lit with LEDs from the inside, light shines through the stitched joints and lightens the space with an immersive illumination. Vana forms an iso-surface around a venation network, a cortex around an anastomosis system.

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Recharge

The Recharge ushers in a new era of book lights, changing the way book lovers everywhere read. With its slim, portable body finely crafted of matte Silicone, the Recharge fluidly bends in any direction to cast a bright white beam wherever needed. Its two LEDs provide 8 lumens of light, while its sturdy, petite clip firmly grasps book pages. The eco-friendly Recharge has a 16 hour battery life and charges via an included micro USB cable, eliminating the need to replace the battery. Designed for sustainability, the Recharge's LEDs last 50,000 hours and never require a replacement bulb.

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Lightscape Pavilion

Treasure Hill in Taipei is an old settlement with a vision of an artist compound. The contrast between the new and the old, villagers and the artists, creates an interesting dialogue, which can be experience by the visitors. Situated at the highest point of Treasure Hill, the Lightscape Pavilion becomes a focal point that can be seen from far away. The design concept is inspired by the traditional Chinese lantern, which is made with bamboo and paper. This pavilion is a lightweight structure, accompanied with curved resting benches and lighting.

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the Light in the Bubble

The Light in the Bubble is a modern light bulb in memory of the old filament Edison's bulb light. This is a led light source fitted inside a plexiglas sheet, cutted by laser with a light's bulb shape. The bulb is transparent, but when you turn on the light, you can see the filament and the bulb shape. It can be used like pendent light or in replacing a traditional bulb.

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Lumen - Kindle Living

The Kindle Lumen is, in simplest terms, a lamp. To pigeonhole it, however, would be to limit its range. At over 2 meters / 7 feet tall, it makes a radiant and sometimes colorful impression. A true - Alice in Wonderland - moment! Casual or black-tie, indoors or out, you won't need an excuse to leave this light on. The Lumen is available with white or multi-color programmable lights, as a corded plug-in model or with rechargeable batteries for seamless entertainment indoors or out.

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