Secto Design ups sustainability efforts

(Finland) - Secto Design invests in packaging technology aimed at substituting plastic. Secto Design has made a significant investment in start-up company, Paptic Ltd a Finnish producer of unique packaging material made of renewable wood...

Vibia launches Sticks

(Spain) - Renowned designer Arik Levy creates an innovative collection connecting light and architecture. Vibia launches Sticks lighting system designed by Arik Levy in collaboration with Vibia. Fusing technology, space, and architecture, the cutting-edge collection...

[d]arc room livestream launched

(UK) - Global virtual conference and exhibition for lighting design will take place on 16-18 September. First raft of speakers announced. Following the cancellation of arc room in London this year, organisers arc media has...

Decorex 2020 heads online

(UK) - Decorex International confirms move to all virtual event. The organisers behind the London-based event have made the decision to transition from a live event to an all-virtual format, which will now take place...

London Design Fair and [d]arc room postponed until 2021

(UK) – darc awards to go ahead as planned with darc night taking place on 3 December. Diversified Communications UK has confirmed that this year’s London Design Fair, and therefore arc room, due to take place at the Old Truman...

Holloways of Ludlow opens new showroom

(UK) - British lighting and furniture retailer Holloways of Ludlow has opened its largest store yet in Bath, building on the success of its established showroom network in London and Kent. Located on Milsom Street in...

Hudson Valley Lighting Group opens new showroom in Amsterdam

(Netherlands) - American lighting brand Hudson Valley Lighting Group, has opened a new showroom in Amsterdam following the success of its launch into the European market in 2019. The showroom opened at the ETC...

Free Registration for Hotel Interiors Experience (HIX) opens 

(UK) - Taking place on 17 and 18 November at London’s Business Design Centre, Hotel Interiors Experience (HIX) will bring the hotel design community together for a celebration of everything that makes hotels incredible....

BuzziSpace opens New York showroom

(USA) - BuzziSpace announces the opening of its first New York showroom. Located in the heart of the Flatiron District, at 45 West 21st Street, the 2400 square foot location will feature a full range...

Roll & Hill announces in-stock programme

(USA) – Brooklyn-based lighting and furniture company Roll & Hill announces that it is responding to ongoing supply chain disruptions by launching an in-stock programme for its furniture allowing for immediate shipping.In 2020, Roll & Hill...

Designers With Light Forum established

A new conference for designers who work with lighting has been established. Called Designers With Light Forum, the free-to-attend event will take place at May Design Series, the UK's largest commercial design trade show at...

imm cologne 2022 cancelled

(Germany) – Originally scheduled for January 2022, imm cologne has been cancelled, event organisers have announced. The executive board of Koelnmesse reached this decision in close consultation with the Association of the German Furniture Industry...

Occhio opens new flagship store in Shanghai

(China) – In one of Shanghai’s most prestigious shopping districts, German lighting company Occhio has opened its new flagship store. A strategically important step towards internationalisation outside of Europe, the store will offer an interactive...

SBID International Design Awards 2022: Winners Announced

(UK) - The winners of this year’s SBID International Design Awards for 2022 were revealed on 21 October at the InterContinental London Park Lane, celebrating the past year of industry excellence across the interior...

Volker Haug to participate in Rigg Design Prize

(Australia) - In collaboration with Danielle Brustman and Matt Staples, Volker Haug set to participate in prestigious Rigg Design Prize. Highly commended by international judge Shashi Cann, Brustman’s installation for the prize, which includes Volker...