Building Brilliance: Centre Pompidou

January 21, 2022

The Centre Pompidou’s creation was in many ways an expression of rebellion: it ‘wasn’t supposed to be a monument but

Tradition and transition: Sancal

January 13, 2022

Santiago Castaño founded Sancal in 1973 as a way to ‘prevent exploitation’. The company was created during the exhilarating days

Building Brilliance: Nakagin Capsule Tower

December 9, 2021

Built in 1972, Nakagin Capsule Tower is an erstwhile symbol of Japan’s post-war focus on the future. Sited in Tokyo’s

LZF receives a Character of the Year Award 2021 from Fuera de Serie magazine

December 3, 2021

LZF has received a ‘Character of the Year Award 2021’ (Premio Personaje del Año 2021) from Fuera de Serie magazine

LZF’s dinner party celebrates Valencia as World Design Capital 2022

November 25, 2021

On a cool mid-November’s evening, LZF hosted a sparkling dinner party in the garden of its factory. Beneath a galaxy

Building Brilliance: Palais Bulles

October 25, 2021

It would be easy to describe le Palais Bulles (the Bubble Palace) as an architectural enigma: mysterious, somewhat unwieldy, and

Singapore-based atelier 4plus8 partners with LZF

October 18, 2021

At LZF, we partner with many agents, retailers, and studios across the world. Our lamps have journeyed far and wide

Vote for Dune in the Dezeen Awards 2021 Public Vote

September 20, 2021

LZF’s Dune light has been shortlisted for the Dezeen Awards 2021 in the ‘lighting design’ category. Dezeen is the world’s

Building brilliance: La Muralla Roja (The Red Wall)

September 9, 2021

La Muralla Roja is an impressive fortress-like housing project that sits atop a rocky cliff, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. Designed

Meet Eli Gutierrez, LZF’s latest designer 

August 13, 2021

Eli Gutierrez has joined LZF’s roster of accomplished designers. Born in Valencia, Eli is a self-described nomad, having lived in

Love is Love

June 29, 2021

Love is Love Love is love. People are people. However we choose to identify, whatever we are, we are all

People with character: A conversation with Pilar Vélez, Director of Barcelona Design Museum

June 15, 2021

Pilar Vélez is the director of the Barcelona Design Museum. With a career dedicated to the museum sector, Pilar was

An audience with the King and Queen + an NYCxDESIGN Award

June 13, 2021

LZF had the honour of receiving the National Innovation and Design Award 2020 from the King and Queen of Spain,

People with character: Meet celebrated jeweller Helena Rohner

April 26, 2021

‘I aim to design jewellery as art to be worn throughout life.’ This sentiment, expressed by Helena Rohner, beautifully captures

‘Comunidad Circular’: promoting the value of contemporary Spanish craftsmanship

April 9, 2021

In March 2021, as part of Madrid Design Festival, LZF participated in an exhibition titled ‘Comunidad Circular’ (Circular Community), an

People with character: Meet the masterminds behind KlunderBie

February 26, 2021

KlunderBie is a creative tour de force masterminded by Nienke Klunder and Wiglius de Bie. Established in 2012, the studio

Invented in Spain (you might just be surprised) 

February 22, 2021

In the wake of the Spanish Civil War (1936–1939), Spain spent many decades shut off from the world. While Germany

People with Character: Meet photographer Santiago Relanzón

February 15, 2021

Santiago Relanzón has worked as a professional photographer since the 1970s. With years spent honing his craft, he has developed

In memory of JJ Belda (1947–2021)

January 19, 2021

LZF co-founder Mariví Calvo first met JJ Belda when he rang the doorbell of her studio in The Bowery, New

‘What is Spain?’ focuses attention on Spanish Design

December 22, 2020

‘What is Spain?’ is a campaign that was established by Interiors from Spain, itself an initiative of ICEX Spain Trade

Boy oh boy, Dune wins Interior Design’s ‘Best of Year’ award

December 11, 2020

LZF’s new Dune lamp has won Interior Design magazine’s ‘Best of Year’ (BOY) award in the ‘pendant fixtures’ category. A global

Enzo Mari (1932–2020): A giant of Italian design

November 16, 2020

A giant of Italian design, Enzo Mari (1932–2020) was a gifted and prolific furniture and product designer. Original and uncompromising,

LZF receives Spain’s National Innovation and Design Award 2020

November 5, 2020

LZF is thrilled to be the recipient of Spain’s Premios Nacionales de Innovación y de Diseño 2020—the National Innovation and

People with Character: A conversation with Cento Yuste

August 24, 2020

#LZFFallBackOnArt Cento Yuste (b.1966) is an illustrator and graphic designer, living and working in Valencia, Spain. Starting out as a

The Colours of Kelvins

July 1, 2020

Lord Kelvin The kelvin temperature scale is named after its brainchild, the Belfast-born mathematical physicist William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin

People with Character: A conversation with illustrator Luisa Vera

June 18, 2020

#LZFFallBackOnArt  Luisa Vera describes her illustrated characters as being like her, with their ‘big nose’ and ‘kind of goofy’ appearance.

People with Character: A conversation with artist Riki Blanco

May 18, 2020

#LZFFallBackOnArt Describing Riki Blanco as an artist is like nailing jelly to the wall. When asked to describe himself, Blanco

People with Character: A conversation with designer–artist Marre Moerel 

May 6, 2020

#LZFFallBackOnArt Continuing with LZF’s ‘People with Character’ series, we are delighted to bring you an interview with the intriguing Marre Moerel.

People with Character: A conversation with artist Perico Pastor

April 16, 2020

#LZFFallBackOnArt As part of LZF’s ‘People with Character’ series, we are delighted to feature interviews with a number of prominent

Stay at Home and Tell us your Tale!

April 7, 2020

What day is it again? A refrain we might hear often at Christmas, has become a daily utterance. Instructed to