27 November 2014

Plumen 002 on Show in The Design Museum Tank!


Plumen display in the design Museum Tank

Plumen display in the Design Museum Tank

Last year, The Design Museum celebrated the arrival of summer by creating a beautiful Pop Up Garden which included some classic and contemporary furniture, lit by a dozen Plumen 001 bulbs.

We are very happy to report that Plumen is back in the tank as of today – this time with our latest design, the soft and elegant Plumen 002! Read more…

19 November 2014

Brad Turner, award-winning glassblower.

Threaded Lamp by glassblower Brad Turner with Plumen 001 cfl light bulb

Threaded Lamp by Brad Turner

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.

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6 November 2014

Plumen 002 wins British Design Award!

Plumen 002 wins Best British Sustainable Design

We are delighted to announce that our brand new light bulb design, the Plumen 002, has won Best British Sustainable Design in the ELLE Decoration British Design Awards 2014! Read more…

29 October 2014

Former brewery turned into Lightyears’ showroom

Lighting manufacturer Lightyears' new showroom in Copenhagen - a high-ceilinged industrial building that used to belong to the Danish brewing company Carlsberg.

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…

23 October 2014

Pen Nibs and Plumen Bulbs

Renovation work finished at Studio 383 Birmingham. Plumen 001 designer light bulb are available to buy worldwide from www.plumen.com

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…

14 October 2014

Niche Modern Embraces the Bold and Bright

Niche Modern Crystalline Series lights with Plumen designer light bulbs

Niche Modern Crystalline Series

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.

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2 October 2014

Simone Petal and Plumen Stamen!

Simone Lamp by Nistal Design Studio with Plumen 001 designer energy saving  light bulb

Simone Lamp by Nistal


Mario Lopez is an old hand at lighting design, but it’s not until recently that he founded Nistal, his own design studio. Read more…

17 September 2014

MINI HULA Special Edition Set for Plumen

MINI HULA Special Edition Set for Plumen

As you well know by now, we are long-time admirers of Laura Wellington’s HULA design and we know we’re not the only ones! As such, we are very happy to announce…drum roll please… Read more…

16 September 2014

The Glowing Oak @ Designersblock

Plumen Glowing Oak at Designersblock 2014 part of London Design Festival

Plumen Glowing Oak at Designersblock 2014

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.
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12 September 2014

Plumen @ Protein for Shoreditch Design Triangle

Plumen Drop Top Lamp Shade installation at protein for Shoreditch Design Triangle

With London Design Festival just around the corner, Plumen HQ is buzzing!

We’ve constructed a show-stopping chandelier for Protein, an East London brand and trend agency, which will be part of the Shoreditch Design Triangle. Read more…