Lighting your space is always a good excuse to say goodbye to your grandma's fancy lampshades and hello to the streamlined, sculptural forms of modern lighting design. Here are three reasons to explore what’s on offer:
Lighting such as the L1 and the Nelson Bubble Lamps are some of the most instantly-recognizable and iconic shapes of 19th and 20th century design.
The Luxo L1
Sandwiched between Thanksgiving and Christmas is Miami Art Week, when the artfest that is Art Basel Miami Beach goes full throttle. And because this year we’ve been inspired by all things Eames, we celebrated with a very special evening on CA Modern Home’s turf by hosting An Eames Retrospective.
We wanted to bring the Eames story to life - not just as a treat for the Eames aficionados but to s...
You don’t have to eat kale and wear birkenstocks to demonstrate a passion for saving the planet. Many of us are becoming more intentional in what we buy because we know that our dollars influence what gets made, and what doesn’t. The modern design industry is responding to consumer choice, and, for some designers, a genuine desire to become more sustainable.
Different shades of green
You’ll have noticed that the clean lines and simple functionality of modern design make any home or work space look good. But modern design is also good for people, too, because the principles of modern design have ergonomics embedded into its DNA.
Yes, modern design was ergonomic before ergonomics was a thing.
Ergonomics 101 and a little history lesson
Ergonomics is the study of and design...