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Lighting brand Willowlamp presents a new direction and stylistic development with its latest design, The Link.

THE RIGHT ANGLES: THE LINK

Willowlamp’s nature-inspired silhouettes and affinity for symmetry have become recognisable hallmarks of the lighting brand’s identity. (more…)

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South African designer Jacques Cronje combines design, digital technology and a love for wood in his range of digitally-cut wooden lighting and furniture, Minima.

MINIMA’S FUNCTIONAL WOODEN ART

South African designer Jacques Cronje has always had a soft spot for timber. In the early 2000s he broke away from conventional architecture to specialise in timber buildings. While his endeavour was initially frowned upon – as timber wasn’t a popular material then – he’s since gone on to design timber buildings for residential and […]

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Lighting plays a crucial role in the new Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa in Cape Town.

LIGHTING THE ZEITZ MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART

Lighting, both natural and artificial, plays a vital role in defining the visitor experience at a museum. For the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA), at the Silo district at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town, this was a primary consideration for consulting engineers Arup. (more…)

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How to save electricity on lighting

Research shows that in terms of lighting and electricity consumption in your home,  kitchens, living rooms and outdoor lighting are the three biggest energy guzzlers (www.eskomdsm.co.za).  Fortunately, lighting is also one of the easiest ways in which you can save energy and cut down on your electricity bills, says Melissa Davidson from The Lighting Warehouse. […]

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