“Joining the Dots” at Lumiere, London

An intriguing artwork projected onto the façade of a King's Cross building for the new light festival

Old mining town Durham, in northeast England, may perhaps best be known for its university and for the light festival that the city plays host to every other year. The festival, called Lumiere, is produced by Artichoke, an organization that specializes in producing spectacular art events in public spaces. Following its success in the north, Lumiere is now launching in London—for the first time. And …

Paragon Pendant by Allied Maker

A hardwood ceiling light that favors simplicity and craftsmanship

Drawing on geometric simplicity with a heavy focus on materials and craftsmanship, Allied Maker began as the woodwork of Ryden Rizzo. Since we last checked in, the Allied Maker offerings have expanded into high-end lighting fixtures. Simple yet with a dramatic impact on any space, Rizzo’s original design values and penchant for proportional lines and considered shapes remains. The latest piece to come from the …

Amba Sayal-Bennett at the London Art Fair

We speak with the emerging artist about her fascinating multi-dimensional drawings

Part of the fun of the London Art Fair, an annual showcase for modern and contemporary British art, is discovering emerging artists. The Art Projects section of the show is where you’ll find new names from all around the world, as well as homegrown talent. One of our favorites this year was Amba Sayal-Bennett, whose graphic, geometric illustrations and “three-dimensional” drawings have already received a …