Plumen 003 x Chef James Cochran at 1251
As the evenings darken, we return to indoor living and rediscover the pleasure of cosy shared experiences such as dining together, whether at home or in a restaurant. Restaurant lighting is a tricky thing to get right, especially during the darker months, as diners we want a warm flattering effect but need more brightness for
The Design Story Behind Plumen 001 from Nik Roope Co-Founder & Creative Director
It’s more than ten years since I had the idea for the Plumen 001 lightbulb. It came like many epiphanies, like many other random thoughts, but this one was different because after its first appearance it came back again and again.
Designer Collaborations: Pantone
In the second in our series of designer collaborations we’re honoured to feature our partnership with e3light and the world’s leading connoisseurs of colour, Pantone. The Designers Pantone hit the scene in 1963 with a colour system for professional designers, helping sync many a designer’s intention with their resulting print and product. It made the
Plumen Projects: See how an old horsebox was converted into an awesome little bar
The story of Wildthings- an old horsebox that’s been lovingly converted into an awesome little bar by a man who’s on a mission to live sustainably.
Restaurant Lighting Ideas: Create The Perfect Atmosphere
To make a restaurant really special, lighting is critical to the design. Great lighting sets an attractive mood and ambience and of course celebrates what arrives in every glass and on every plate. Remember that feeling when you entered an amazing restaurant at night? It took your breath away. Remember what you saw… yes, the
Lamps We Love: Spectacular lighting for modern interiors
We often focus on affordable shades you can pair with Plumen bulbs, but today we’re simply marvelling at the wondrous lighting you can have when money and space are no object. Some of these designs would look amazing with Plumen bulbs and some are just spectacular feats of lighting to lust over.
Designer Collaborations: Decode Vessel Lamp Shade
Our bulbs are ingredients. That’s why we love working with amazing designers who have the skills to turn them into something even more extraordinary. Having worked with Samuel Wilkinson on the iconic 001 (a design that’s been published worldwide and is included in the permanent collections of the MOMA, The Cooper-Hewitt collection, and The V&A)
Dining Room Lighting Ideas
Looking for dining room lighting ideas? As with any room in the house, dining room lighting design should be carefully considered – whether you have a dedicated dining room or your dining table is a part of your open plan kitchen/living area. The best lighting for dining rooms creates a beautiful atmosphere, flatters diners and
10 Stunning Rattan Lighting Ideas
The most pinned interior trend in 2018, Rattan is all the rage right now. Its’ style evokes memories of long lazy summers of days-gone-by. Mix that comforting aesthetic with modern design and you’ve got a style that can work in all sorts of spaces and as Rattan is a naturally renewable palm, it’s sustainable too.