28 August 2014

nawre. table lamp

Plumen 001 designer light bulb in nawre. table lamp

 

Whether it’s a Baby Plumen lighting a cosy corner or a statement chandelier filling an atrium, you normally have to look up to spot a Plumen.

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21 August 2014

Radioactive alert! Beware of the Robochinal lamp.

Plumen 001 designer energy saving light bulb in Robochinal lamp created by Romanian freelance photographer & lighting designer, Andrei Ignia.

Robochinal lamp designed by Andrei Ignia

This lamp may look like it’s been stolen from the laboratory of a mad scientist, but this ingenious object is the creation of Romanian freelance photographer & lighting designer, Andrei Ignia. The industrial object enthusiast started a long-term love affair with the light during Bulb27, a project centred entirely around light bulbs. Let’s hear a bit more.

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19 August 2014

Sweet interior design, Avocado Sweets!

Stoke Newington Apartment refurbishment project led by interior design studio Avocado Sweets.

We were completely blown away by this redecoration project. Led by interior design studio Avocado Sweets, the project oozes endearing eccentricity and joie de vivre. Husband and wife, Evros and Susie Agathou, founders of the studio walked us through the process of transforming the old Victorian school into this dream family home. Read more…

14 August 2014

150 years of John Lewis

Plumen display in John Lewis' pop up exhibition in Oxford Street curated by the Design Museum

Plumen display in John Lewis, Oxford Street

2014 sees John Lewis celebrating their 150th year. To mark the occasion, the iconic UK department store has planned a series of events, including Design Today, a pop-up exhibition in their Oxford Street store.

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12 August 2014

Sustainable steam bent lamp shades

Butterfly pendant by Tom Raffield using the steam bending technique

Butterfly Pendant by Tom Raffield

With constantly evolving design technology and techniques, it’s hard to keep up and so sometimes it’s best to simply get back to basics. At least, that’s the approach chosen by Tom Raffield, lighting designer and woodworker from Cornwall, England. Read more…

6 August 2014

Flat pack designer lampshade #6

Tord Boontje’s Garland light adorns Plumen 001 designer light bulb

Dutch designer Tord Boontje created the Garland light for Habitat twelve years ago. This fascinating flat pack design has a striking complexity that can be moulded any which way, to create all sorts of shapes. Read more…

29 July 2014

Electric Paint!

Bare Conductive Electric Paint jar is used best for cold soldering, repairing PCBs, and painting circuits and sensors on any surface

Bare Conductive Electric Paint jar is used  for cold soldering, repairing PCBs, and painting circuits and sensors

When it comes to new technology, we love seeing inventions that are instantly fun and playful, but also make our brains itch. Bare Conductive’s electric paint does just that. You might initially feel a little cautious about seeing ‘electric’ and ‘paint’ sat next to each other, but this incredible material could revolutionise our approach to lighting. Read more…

24 July 2014

Plumen 002 now on pre-order

Plumen 002 designer light bulb available for pre-order

New Plumen 002 energy saving light bulb available for pre-order

The Plumen 002 adventure continues!  After the excitement of its launch on Kickstarter in January, we’ve worked really hard to meet our backers’ expectations and deliver the best product possible. Read more…

22 July 2014

Urban Lifestyle Collection by Tretow

TRETOW's display at the Guerrilla Truck Show

TRETOW’s display at the Guerrilla Truck Show

We know what it’s like to be a small fish in a big pond. Compare us to some of the light bulb giants, and we’re very much a David, in David and Goliath terms. However, it’s exactly because we’re a David that we’re always intrigued when someone approaches us, wanting to do things a little differently. Read more…

17 July 2014

#PlumenSpotOn

#PlumenSpotOn

Every day, beautiful photos taken by Plumen fans grace our instagram feed. We are constantly amazed by your creativity.

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