Design Count

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


Xuelian Liangdian

Beijing Xuelian Liangdian Dongsi Creative Park is located Southwest of the intersection between Chaoyangmen Inner Street and Dongsi South Street next to the Dongsi subway lines, only 3.5 km away from the Tiananmen Square. Like other buildings within the 2nd ring road, its height is below 45 meters. It was a textile shopping mall called Sanyou that opened in 1985 and in 1989, it was Beijing’s largest with 1500 m². In March 2020, started a makeover to transform it into an office, small retail and cultural space with a unique theater, roof gardens and exhibition areas.

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The table lamp has three forms. The first form is the folded magpie homing, the light source is small and mild, does not hurt the eyes, and is also the most space-saving form. It is suitable for small night lights at the head of the bed in the bedroom. The second form is a vertical head stop as if looking around to take off, which can illuminate a larger area of space and is suitable for office space; The third form is the take-off spread wings and fly high, which is high and energetic.

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The Sixth Sence

The lamp was developed under the influence of the research about the concept of proprioception. This special, muscular sense, thanks to which a person feels his own body in space, is informally called the Sixth Sense. Thanks to this design approach, it has been developed a floor lamp that a person can use with their eyes closed, without being distracted from their work or leisure. With the help of a base, the lamp can be placed as close as possible to the workplace or even between and furniture. And also with the help of switches located at the arm's length.

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Xu Wei

Hidden in the ancient city with a history of 2,500 years, the project is fused with ambient small-scale residences. The lighting design is low-key and introverted, without noise or disturbing people. It uses light in a restraining yet precise manner, to balance the relationship between lighting and building, landscape and people and highlight the charm of architecture, a sense of depth of distant and close views of Xu Wei's ink wash painting and the night atmosphere and appreciation value of architecture and surroundings. It creates modes for various scenes in the urban cultural space.

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Cylindrical track luminaire for Infinity system. The luminaire produces light with its whole surface, 360 degrees beam angle. Flexible neon allows to make the luminaire in any shape you want and create unique lighting compositions and art objects. 1,6 or 5 m length. The luminaire is easy to install in the track. Patented Dali Click mechanical fixation adapter guarantees that the luminaire will not fall out. Low-voltage ensures complete electrical safety. Flexible neon used in all Freelight series luminaires is odorless, does not exude any harmful chemicals and has complete ecological safety.

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The ceiling lamp Lorca is a ceiling lamp that brings a sculptural note to any space, it's a thin rectangular vertical line coming straight from the ceiling, displaying an excerpt of poetry along this line. The poem is attached along one edge of the square body with a perfect reading and highlight to this main feature. The lamp is entirely made in iron and naturally oxidized. The light fixture Led hidden at the end of the body creates an accent light. Through poetry the designer wanted to create a dialogue, between the words, the forms, the textures and the spectator.

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