19 January 2015

PLUMEN X MADE.COM: A Shining New Design Collaboration!



We are thrilled to announce our first collaboration with one of London’s youngest, most dynamic and innovative furniture brands, MADE.COM. For the past year, we’ve been working closely with their team to develop not one, but two gorgeous lamp shades to pair with our first energy saving designer light bulb, the Plumen 001. Read more…

16 January 2015

Plumen 002 now available worldwide!

Plumen 002 designer light bulb available wordlwide at plumen.com

Here is some great news to finish the week:  the Plumen 002 is now available worldwide! Read more…

7 January 2015

Express Bookstore Redesign by Polish Studio Kasia Orwat

[15:53:55] Laurence Etilé: Kasia Orwat Home Design, took on the challenge of redesigning the interior of a bookstore in just three weeks. They commissioned the designer Marcin Pogorzelski to create these geometric lamp holders to complement the Plumen 001 light bulb.

Polish studio, KASIA ORWAT home design, took on the challenge of redesigning the interior of Bookovski, a bookstore located in Poznań, in just three weeks. Read more…

30 December 2014

Former Australian prison now serves coffee!

Jury Café interior design project by Biasol:DesignStudio

Jury Café in Coburg, Melbourne is a pretty unique place. The space was part of Pentridge prison until the whole estate was decommissioned in 1997. Now, it’s been transformed by Biasol:Design Studio, the Australian interior design agency, who undertook this fantastic conversion. Read more…

23 December 2014

Spend a holiday in style in Design Apartments Weimar

Design Apartment Weimar

From guest to host, Mark Pohl founded Design Apartments Weimar in 2012, as an alternative to charmless holiday rentals – sterile spaces that put practicality way above aesthetics and originality concerns. Read more…

18 December 2014

A chat with Bertrand Clerc, co-designer of the 002


During the Plumen 002 design process, we worked closely with French designer Bertrand Clerc in developing the form of the bulb.

We had a chat with him, looking back on the design process. So if you are curious about how the 002 came to be, scroll down! Read more…

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…