The typical lumen output per watt of LED lamps is now great enough for cordless lights to be a viable option in many situations. As proof of this, a rash of them broke out all over Euroluce last month. So for the first time we can now see how cordless lights will develop, and identify the issues that you should bear in mind when specifying them.
Euroluce is BIG, by far the most important world event for decorative lighting, and supplemented by so much being shown in pop-up spaces in Milan during that week, so it is a bellwether for the state of the industry. So what were the trends this year?
There are one or two artists and designers who have not only a unique creative vision, but also the courage, skills and determination to set up and run their own company. They are heroes (actually, more often, heroines). The heroine in this email is the Belgian Mai Waelkens, whose company is called Design by Mai
This is Alix, a wall light from the iconic Parisian company, Objet Insolite. At first glance, it is very simple. But, look closer and, besides its elegance, you’ll see the liveliness of the modelling and the textured, patinated finish. This is because it is made of bronze that has had nickel applied to it.
Milan Iluminación is one of our “Avis” brands. They are not the biggest or the best-known so, like Avis, they “try harder”. These brands are really important to you and to us. They represent excellent value for money, they are efficient and pleasant to work with. They make the lights themselves, in Europe, so quality is high.