Head Hi Bookshop + Espresso Bar’s Second Annual Lamp Show

In Fort Greene, Brooklyn, a whimsical celebration of light fixtures

With prices ranging from $8 to $8,000, the selection of fixtures within Head Hi‘s second annual lamp show illuminate a spectrum of creativity, ingenuity and accessibility. This two-part exhibition (running through 20 March) at the hybrid bookshop and espresso bar saw more than 50 open-call submissions from artists and designers who are local and global, amateur and professional, and of all ages. To walk from piece …

Foscarini’s Woodstock, New York Lighting Installation

Glowing images that shift from day to night at this converted farmhouse

The latest installment of Italian lighting design firm Foscarini‘s photo series sees the brand showcasing their wares in real homes in Woodstock, New York. There, Naples, Italy-based photographer Gianluca Vassallo captures the second home of a couple, simply known as Bryan and David, from NYC. Several magnificent fixtures come to life in the converted dairy farmhouse, and the environment Vassallo depicts is one of quiet, …

Light Cognitive’s Oculus Artificial Skylight Mimics The Real Thing

Designed by Light Cognitive for a retail client in Barcelona, the Oculus artificial skylight reproduces the colors, contrast and clarity of the skies above—even though it doesn’t offer a true view of the outside. Throughout the course of a 24-hour cycle, Oculus conveys the rich warm hues of a sunrise, clear blue sky by midday and the dimming of the evening sun. Not only does …