Brad Turner, award-winning glassblower.
Brad Turner does not label himself as an artist or a designer. The Canadian glassblower (not unlike Plumen) likes to push and blur the boundaries between design, art, and sculpture.
Plumen 002 wins British Design Award!
Former brewery turned into Lightyears’ showroom
Danish lighting manufacturer Lightyears – who commissioned the Pharaoh lampshade from Hulger – opened their first showroom in Copenhagen last September. The showroom occupies over 300m2 of high-ceilinged industrial building that used to belong to the Danish brewing company Carlsberg.
We had a chat with Lightyears’ Marketing Manager, Gitte Skaarup Ipsen, about this outstanding renovation project and the impact it has had on the brand. Read more…
Pen Nibs and Plumen Bulbs
Our blog is full of fantastic Plumen user stories; we never cease to be amazed by the projects Plumen is used in. A recent favourite is the impressive renovation by Studio 383, a digital product and service studio, based in Birmingham, UK. They transformed 7,000 square feet of old industrial buildings into their new office. We interviewed John Newbold, 383’s Creative Director, who was able to tell us everything we wanted to know about adapting their space. Read more…
Niche Modern Embraces the Bold and Bright
Niche Modern are one of New York’s most celebrated lighting brands – and rightly so. Back in June, we supported the launch of their Crystalline Series, as we were completely won over by their bold designs. They continue to offer incredible craftsmanship and are not scared to play with daring colours and novel geometry – and it looks like the risk is paying off.
Simone Petal and Plumen Stamen!
MINI HULA Special Edition Set for Plumen
The Glowing Oak @ Designersblock
London Design Festival kicked off last Saturday and naturally we’re taking part in lots festivities!
Designersblock invited us to create a grand lighting installation to go with their fantastic venue. They’ve really outdone themselves this year, by taking up residence in an iconic London landmark, the Old Sessions House.
Plumen @ Protein for Shoreditch Design Triangle
With London Design Festival just around the corner, Plumen HQ is buzzing!
Good Nite Indeed
We had a bit of a ‘wow’ moment the first time we saw the Nite pendant together with Plumen. We were astonished to see both designs fitting so seamlessly together, the first complementing beautifully the other’s shape.