An interview with photographer Pablo Fuentes

October 31, 2019

Pablo Fuentes is a photographer with a knack for capturing real-life people and places. His candid images show life as

Ingo Maurer (1932–2019): a shining inspiration

October 23, 2019

LZF is deeply saddened by the passing of Ingo Maurer, the eminent German lighting designer. He was a creative and

Valencia is named World Design Capital 2022

September 27, 2019

LZF’s home city of Valencia has been named World Design Capital 2022. It’s an incredible honour for this darling of

LZF’s Candelabro shines at Mercado Little Spain, NYC

September 18, 2019

For anyone seeking a taste of Spain in New York City, Mercado Little Spain is a must-see. A part of

Women in design: Anna Castelli Ferrieri 

August 30, 2019

Anna Castelli Ferrieri (1918–2006) was both an Italian architect and industrial designer. She studied architecture at the influential Politecnico di

Spot LZF on-screen and win a new Mini Chou

August 23, 2019

We always knew that LZF’s lamps were destined for great things. Imagine how thrilled we were to catch sight of

LZF’s lamps help spark conversation and collaboration at Lisbon-based Coletivo 284

August 16, 2019

Based in the Portuguese capital of Lisbon, Coletivo 284 is a new venue space that describes itself as an ‘energy

Don’t be a tourist: Enjoy an authentic experience in these city destinations

July 23, 2019

When visiting a city, one cardinal rule should be borne in mind: don’t be a tourist. In every city, big

Women in design: Zaha Hadid

July 16, 2019

How many female architects can you name? The late, great British-Iraqi architect Zaha Hadid (1950–2016) was a formidable character. An

Mariví Calvo discusses LZF’s approach to communication and graphic design

July 1, 2019

LZF has a unique ability to connect with an audience, by promoting its lighting products and ideas in a manner

Women in design: Ray Eames

June 21, 2019

How does one even begin to capture in words the character and spirit of Ray Eames? In partnership with her

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LZF wins Honorary Award at ADCV 2019 and enjoys NYCxDESIGN Award nomination

May 24, 2019

In 2020, LZF will celebrate twenty–five years of lighting design and innovation. From humble beginnings to its standing as a

Women in design: Eileen Gray

May 15, 2019

Any modern discourse on gender roles in design history will, unsurprisingly, have a bias towards men—during the twentieth century, male

Women in design: Aino Aalto

April 26, 2019

Unlike Charles and Ray Eames, the design duo name ‘Alvar and Aino Aalto’ does not roll so easily off the

A Q&A with José Manuel Ferrero of design atelier estudi{H}ac

April 3, 2019

Founded by José Manuel Ferrero, estudi{H}ac was conceived as a design atelier, one specialising in a tailored range of design,

Keeping things simple: a Q&A with creative design studio Yonoh

March 27, 2019

Yonoh is an award-winning and multidisciplinary creative design studio. Based in Valencia, it was set up in 2006 by industrial

A Q&A with long-time LZF collaborator and designer Ray Power

March 20, 2019

Ray Power was born in Ireland in 1975 and graduated from the Dublin Institute of Technology in 1997, before moving

Women in design: Marianne Brandt

March 8, 2019

This year marks the hundredth anniversary of the Bauhaus, arguably the 20th century’s most influential college of art, architecture and

LZF’s Mariví Calvo in conversation with Ramón Esteve Studio

February 24, 2019

In a recent breakfast interview with Ramón Esteve Studio, LZF co-founder Mariví Calvo discusses LZF’s philosophy, design and the project she

Women in design: Florence Knoll Bassett

February 8, 2019

In this new monthly series, LZF considers the often overlooked and undervalued contribution of women in design. When we reflect

The co-working revolution: freedom and flexibility

January 31, 2019

When creating a workspace-based installation for 2015’s Workplace3.0 exhibition (an international biennial exhibit at Milan Design Week), celebrated Italian designer

Explore Lisbon with LZF’s smart tips for worldly travellers

December 14, 2018

Charming and colourful, hilly and historic, ravishing and rugged, optimistic and outgoing: words that aptly describe the Portuguese capital of

LZF shine in polished Spanish penthouse.

December 5, 2018

Valencia-based architectural studio Versea created a restful retreat for an individual who spends much of his time away from home—a person

Handsome Gifts for Guys by Gerard McGuickin

December 4, 2018

Let’s hear it for the boys. I would contend that come Christmas time and gift-giving, us guys often get a

Gracious Gifts for Girls by Tiffany Grant Riley.

December 3, 2018

Yes, it’s that time of year again. The season of goodwill, when everyone (it seems) is panicking and clambering to get the biggest, cheapest deal in the name of Christmas. Looking for some gracious gifts for the girls in your life? Check these out!

A cabin in the Norwegian woods.

November 21, 2018

Who wouldn't love to spend the winter vacation in the middle of snowy woods in northern Norway? Snorre Stinessen Arkitektur is the norse architecture studio behind the creation of this stunning contemporary family vacation home in Tromsø, Norway. Join us in this exciting trip to a fjord and a dreamy landscape in northern Europe. 

The Art of the Group: stacking objects to create design.

November 13, 2018

With our society becoming more and more focused on individuals and our own personal needs, it's more important than ever that we realize that we are stronger when we unite forces, love, creativity. Together we are more powerful to let our voices being heard, and tackle today's challenges.

“This is not a Poster” by Isidro Ferrer

November 6, 2018

In an exhibition without precedent and curated by Isidro Ferrer himself and the writer Grassa Toro, the poster collection, together with the original pieces that appear in them, can be seen in the Paraninfo Gallery of the University of Zaragoza (Spain) until January 12th, 2019.

Crafting authenticity at scale

October 31, 2018

In a world rife with overconsumption, waste and the exploitation of labour, there is a growing desire to conserve scare resources, an understanding that less is better, and a greater respect for craftsmanship and provenance. Today, craft is increasingly regarded as innovative and necessary, especially when set in the context of 21st century globalisation and mass consumerism.

The slow design revolution: the art of downshifting.

October 23, 2018

For people across the world, life’s pace can be relentless, its everyday labours frenetic, unforgiving and out of hand. For this reason, there is a steadily growing movement towards slowing down: seeking authenticity, finding balance and enjoying a less presumptuous approach to living. The revolution of slow design is here.