July 13, 2018
L'Espace (the French word for ‘space’), a leading office furniture company in France, is responsible for the design and creation of a number of lounge areas at the Université du Management in Paris. Through innovative space solutions, L'Espace aims to facilitate the learning process by creating places that promote a sense of well-being, using eco-friendly design.
July 10, 2018
I feel this post ought to open with a disclaimer, because despite what social media might portray, slow living isn’t purely an aesthetic of crumpled linen, styled coffee cups and travels to wondrous places. Slow living is a mindful way of simplifying our lives to focus on what truly matters. It’s about being conscious of the things we buy and the impact our choices have on the immediate and wider environment.
July 3, 2018
When thinking about planning and designing a public space, particularly a social space, light is doubtless an enabler—of conversation, openness, warmth and intimacy. If a restaurant, cafe or bar requests a particular ambience, for example a relaxed or lively air, then a well-designed lighting scheme will play a pivotal role in fulfilling this requirement.
June 28, 2018
Photographs are a great way of remembering a family vacation, a romantic getaway or a trip with friends. But quite often though, when it comes to reviewing our photos we find they have a number of irritating flaws: a blurry image, missing features or a colourless shot. Thankfully, there are a number of tips and tricks to fix these anomalies.
June 22, 2018
Summer is upon us in the northern hemisphere and the new season brings longer days, with more natural light. With the extra hours of sunlight, we tend to shift away from using as much indoor lighting (certainly much less than we will use in those darker winter months). But with the summer sun, should we forget about lighting altogether?
June 20, 2018
Last week at Dallas Market Center, a multistory design center sitting in Texas, Hossley Lighting Associates and LZF Lamps took over the event with an amazing presentation of LZF fixtures. Hossley, our reps in Dallas, hosted a presentation for about 40 guests who had the chance to enjoy delicious tacos, fizzy margaritas and our handmade wood veneer lamps.