Chinese city wants to replace street lights with artificial Moon

The largest and brightest object in the night sky, the Moon has long inspired curiosity and wonder. And landing a man on the Moon is still considered one of humanity’s greatest achievements.

Dichroic installations reflect a rainbow of colours in the light

A rainbow is a beautiful, natural phenomenon which continues to inspire people in many ways. It has also inspired scientists and artists alike to further explore the nature of colour and light and how they are connected.

Robotic planter chases the sun to nourish its plant in sunlight

Do you have a hard time maintaining your plants? Not to worry. A Beijing-based startup has developed a robotic planter that’ll make it so you’ll never accidentally kill a plant again.

Pantone car interior mood lighting that changes colours as you drive

Pantone and Korean automaker KIA have announced they’re collaborating to create a multi-coloured, dynamic mood lighting system for the 2019 K900 luxury sedan.

Water manipulating fountain uses colourful lights to shape-shift

If you’re looking to create a relaxing ambience in your home, the sound of water is said to have a calming effect on people. Another way to create that ambience is with light. The lights in your home can make a difference to the way…

Art created from light and long exposure photography

Each December for about 50 days, Finland’s northern region has a period were the sun never rises above the horizon. Photographer Hannu Huhtamo embraces the prolonged darkness by making it the canvas for his beautiful light-painting long exposure photos.

Ingenious Heng Balance Lamp has an engaging UI

If you still prefer to use your hands to turn the lights on, then the Heng Balance Lamp is the most creative ideation of the light switch in years.

Add charm to any room with geometric lamps

Tel Aviv-based design studio Sturlesi Design was looking for to offer a unique and authentic approach to ambient lighting. Hence, a collection of decorative, geometrical lamps were created.

Modern light fixtures turn into animals when illuminated

When award-winning Tel Aviv-based designer Chen Bikovski was growing up, she was fascinated by pop-up books. Mesmerized with the experience of three-dimensional storybooks, she transformed this idea into her design practice.

Cyclotron is the world’s first spokeless smart bicycle

Decades after the original Tron hit cinemas, it’s still influencing futuristic designs. The design of this smart bicycle is unmistakably based on Tron’s Light Cycle – namely its two illuminated, spokeless wheels. And if you’re riding the Cyclotron, you’ll probably feel like you’re cruising through a futuristic landscape.

Minimalist lighting fixtures look like Star Wars characters

For all of those fans of Star Wars, happy May the fourth. For those who don’t know, today is considered a holiday by some Star Wars fans to celebrate the franchise’s film series, books, and culture. The date was chosen for the easy pun on the catchphrase…
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