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Light Art - How To Light Up Your Displays

Whether your home boasts shelves of vintage vases or a sideboard strewn with stones sourced from your favourite beach, the right light can turn a collection of objects into a striking display. See design writer Charlotte Abrahams' top five ideas.

The Original 1227™ User Guide - Part 2: Living Room Lighting

The living room is a place of relaxation, a room where we sit back to read, to socialise and to watch television. Ideally, our living space will be filled with natural light streaming in through generous, south-facing windows; however, for many of us, the reality is somewhat darker. But look on the bright side: dark rooms provide the perfect excuse to splash out on some absolutely fabulous lights.

The Original 1227™ User Guide - Part 1: Kitchen/Dining Room Lighting

In the beginning there was the Original 1227™. Launched by Anglepoise® in 1935 as a result of the pioneering work of automotive engineer George Carwardine, this three spring, articulated task light set the standard by which all other desk lights are now measured and has become an internationally acclaimed design icon.

Heal's Festival of Light 2017

With its dedicated lighting showroom on the ground floor of the central London flagship store, Heal’s has gained a well-earned reputation as a prime destination for beautiful and well thought-out decorative lighting.

Welcome to the new Anglepoise® London Studio

What fun to have a permanent base in a central London food and drink destination (one co-established by Sir Terence Conran, no less) in the heart of the Clerkenwell design district? Well that’s exactly what has happened to the Anglepoise London Studio. Just over a month ago in May, we packed our bags at or co-working space in Second Home and moved lock, stock and barrel into this iconic Turnmills site, now home to British themed London eatery, Albion Clerkenwell.

Anglepoise® at Euroluce 2017

We are pleased to present a preview of new collections to be launched this year at international lighting exhibition Euroluce at the Salone del Mobile in Milan from April 4th - 9th. 

Anglepoise® + Paul Smith - De Stijl Centenary

In the design and fashion worlds, boldly combining large planes of plain primary colours with black and white — an effect often described as ‘Mondrian-esque’ — has long held a strong appeal. Take Yves Saint Laurent’s 1965 Mondrian shift dresses, inspired by the abstract paintings of Piet Mondrian, or, more recently, Vladimír Ambroz’s Moving Mondrian bookcase for Amosdesign.

 

Anglepoise® Holiday Gift Guide 2016 - Gifts for the design conscious

Struggling to find the perfect Christmas gift for the design aficiando in your life? Panic not; my family is riddled with people who will only give house room to the most beautiful things so I have had plenty of practice sourcing presents that are chic, elegant and fashion forward. Here are my suggestions for this festive season.

A Step-By-Step Guide To Bedroom Lighting

The bedroom as it once was has all but disappeared behind new stylistic choices and design options. In the past, your bedroom would have been primarily for rest and relaxation in the home. Now, it can have a wide range of different functions. 

Anglepoise® makes its debut at Carl Hansen & Søn Japan

Established in Denmark in 1908, Carl Hansen & Son continue a tradition for producing outstandingly crafted, high quality furniture that lasts and all this at a reasonable price. So we’re justifiably proud to see our Anglepoise® lamps beautifully showcased at the Carl Hansen & Son’s flagship showroom in Tokyo, Japan. 

Which Home Office Lighting To Choose. 3 Simple Tips

Selecting lighting for any room in your home can be confusing. When you choose lights for your home office, you want to get it right but might be overwhelmed by choice. Your home office lighting needs to help you focus on your work, giving you the light you need to see what you're doing. 

Anglepoise® + Margaret Howell Collection launch

Margaret Howell did Anglepoise® proud at the official launch of the Anglepoise® + Margaret Howell Collection at their flagship Place de la Madeleine shop in Paris, staged as part of Paris Design Week. The new Seagrass and Saxon Blue colors chosen by the designer for the Type 75™ Anglepoise® desk lamp, complement the existing Yellow Ochre Edition to create a stunning 3-piece Anglepoise® + Margaret Howell Collection.

University Essentials - Back to school guide 2016

September is here, which means that students up and down the country are already thinking about what to pack in their bags for the new term. Deciding what to take and what to leave behind can be tricky, so we have compiled a list of essentials. From the best desk lamp to the ultimate back pack, these are the items that every fresher needs.

10 Steps to Finding the Perfect Bedroom Lighting

The purpose of bedrooms has transformed from simple resting places to a multifunctional space in the modern house. We no longer see our bedroom as just a place to rest after a hectic day at work, we see it as another office space and more. 

5 Explanations On Why Lighting Is Important

Lighting is one of the most important features in your home. You should spend time and money on getting it right if you want your home to look and feel as great as it can. It’s one of the places where people tend to go cheap or deal with existing fixtures, yet, actually poor lighting can be detrimental to the other area where you have spent money. Here are five top reasons why lighting is so important

The Ultimate Checklist For Buying Lighting

When you shop for lighting, there's more to think about than you might think. So many people don’t think about their lighting until last minute and actually it’s the one thing that has the capability of changing a room.

Anglepoise® at ICFF 2016

The new Anglepoise® Giant Collection made its North American debut at ICFF 2016, which was located in New York’s Jacob K. Javits Center. The show attracts over 33,000 designers, architects, retailers and manufacturers each year.

Five Ingenious Ways You Can Use Lighting

We think it’s fair to say that home lighting can be so much more than just a way to make your home, well, brighter. Using lighting, you can change the look and the feel of a space. You can even change the atmosphere or the mood that you experience as you walk into the room.

The New Anglepoise® + Margaret Howell Collection

Continuing a successful and longstanding relationship, Anglepoise® and Margaret Howell are delighted to announce the September launch of two additional exclusive colours for the Type 75™ Anglepoise® desk lamp. The new colours chosen for the collection - Saxon Blue and Seagrass - complement the existing Yellow Ochre lamp.

Anglepoise® at Milan Design Week 2016 with Agape12

To coincide with the 2016 Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan, Anglepoise® partnered with the premium Italian design brand and retailer Agape12, with a pop up space at their showroom in the heart of the Brera design district. Collections showcased include the Original 1227™ Mini, the Original 1227™ Brass including a new Original 1227™ Giant Brass Floor Lamp, and the Type 75™ and Type 75™ Mini, incorporating recent collaborations with renowned British designers Margaret Howell and Paul Smith