Thomas Fuchs Creative

Murano glass creations inspired by the natural world

Back in 2011, after serving as global creative director of Donghia—a brand best known for textiles—designer Thomas Fuchs met Michou Mahtani, then global brand director for Remy Martin Louis XIII. The encounter marked the perfect opportunity to bring to life Fuchs’ love of Murano glass, which was originally sparked when he was asked to create a lighting division for Donghia. Combining that passion with the …

D.E.S.I.G.N.

Innovative design book for parents desirous to share their interest with children

Since its release in 2011, “D.E.S.I.G.N.,” by Polish author Ewa Solarz has enchanted kids and the design-minded parents who read it to them. “I keep on hearing that D.E.S.I.G.N. is someone’s children’s favorite book,” says Solarz. “It might be that children simply like to know different things. Design is what surrounds us. Now, with the introduction of a Spanish-language version, the vibrantly illustrated book has …

Philips Hue

The world's smartest LED lightbulb with a range of 16 million colors and 90 shades of white

Since Edison’s invention 133 years ago little has changed in the world of lightbulbs, aside from the introduction of fluorescents and LEDs of course. Today Philips pushes the evolution with the announcement of Hue, the next step in consumer lighting, and the world’s first Web-enabled LED home lighting system. The innovative LED bulb is capable of producing nearly every color of light in the spectrum—16 …