When it comes to home lighting, the trend is towards larger fixtures and softer, warmer design elements.Friday, 27 July, 2012, 12:00am
Solitaire light (HK$6,440) by Niche Modern, available at Kitchen + Interiors
Stargazer light (HK$6,950) by Niche Modern, available at Kitchen + Interiors
Take Off chair (HK$8,999) by Skitsch, available at Aluminium
Aerodrome table lamp (HK$3,350) by Northern Lighting, available at Homeless1 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Let there be light - as the biblical saying goes - for it can transform an ordinary home into a comfortable and desirable living space. Light highlights the beauty, design and ambience of a home. Yet, quality lighting is often overlooked.6 Jan 2012 - 12:00am
Once upon a time, the word 'chandelier' was, for the most part, synonymous with glittering crystal lighting fixtures hanging from over-decorated ceilings or in old gothic structures. But the international design fraternity has ushered in a new age of chandelier; ultra-modern and innovative creations that are intended to illuminate the most contemporary of homes or public spaces.21 Jun 2009 - 12:00am
A guide on how to create these looks at home - no professionals required
Workaholic's Zen Zone27 Mar 2008 - 12:00am
The Leaf light is a shining example of how environmentally friendly designs can look good. Developed by Herman Miller in conjunction with Yves Behar, the product is light and energy efficient: the lamp's LED apparently has a lifespan of 60,000 hours and uses 40 per cent less power than does a typical 13-watt compact fluorescent bulb. It's also cool to the touch.16 Dec 2007 - 12:00am
An impressive collection of sculptures and paintings needs light and space to display its true colours - a goal not easily achieved in an enclosed Pok Fu Lam home.30 Sep 2007 - 12:00am
The outdoors never looked so good, with help from master of illumination Foscarini. The Havana (below right), which earned Greek designer Jozeph Forakis a spot in the design collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, was originally intended only for indoors but new versions (suspension $6,300, below; recessed floor lamp $8,200) are now available to brighten gardens and paths.11 Sep 2005 - 12:00am
Capacitance. It's not an everyday word but that is what touch lamps use to make and break mechanical connections. According to website home.howstuffworks.com, 'capacitance is the capacity an object has to hold electrons' and every touch lamp has a certain capacitance. 'This means if a circuit tried to charge the lamp with electrons, it would take a certain number to 'fill it'.3 Jul 2005 - 12:00am
A table lamp given for free to new Standard Chartered Bank credit-card customers has been recalled because of a plug defect that could cause a short circuit.
About 12,000 were given out to successful credit-card applicants between September last year and June.23 Aug 2001 - 12:00am
My collection of retro coloured glassware is taking over every surface of my living room. How can I display it in a creative way?
Tania Cha Chu-chow replies: Collect it all together and display it in one place. Be brutal - you don't have to display it all at once. If the colours don't work together, put some away and change the selection from time to time.11 Feb 2001 - 12:00am
Whether buyers are looking for unusual lighting concepts or traditional lamps, they will find something to suit their needs from two Hong Kong exhibitors.
Lighting specialist Rabbit Tanaka is aiming to diffuse an aura of peace and tranquillity with its latest collection.12 Apr 1999 - 12:00am
I REFER to the letter from Mr Pang Chi-hung, about a faulty lamp post in Fanling Village (South China Morning Post, April 26).6 May 1993 - 12:00am