Scientists Create Plants That Emit Light

Led by Pavlo Gordiichuk, engineers at MIT have devised a way for plants to emit rechargeable light. The research around this concept stems from an emerging field called “plant nanobionics,” which explores the power of plants when modified with nanoparticles. To create the plant-based lighting, researchers assembled a capacitor (the part of an electrical circuit that stores electricity) to hold light and gradually release it …

Stick Double LED Wall Sconce

Designed by Studiopepe for Contardi Italia, the Stick collection comprises textured, architectural lights that are at once sharp and soft. The Double LED Wall Sconce incorporates metal panels (in either satin golden nickel or satin copper) and ribbed plexiglass to create a contrasting prism and soft, ambient lighting. Concealing its screws and hardware, the fixture is elevated, sophisticated and functional.

Interview: Lee Broom on His First-Ever Illustrated Monograph, Fashioning Design

Penned by Becky Sunshine and published by Rizzoli, this new book explores more than 100 products and exhibitions

Earlier in 2022, English designer Lee Broom celebrated the 15th anniversary of his eponymous label with an exhibition of serene, ethereal and outright astonishing beauty for Milan Design Week. Furthering his accolades in this milestone year, Broom has now released his first-ever monograph, Fashioning Design, penned by accomplished writer and editor Becky Sunshine and published by Rizzoli. Broom began working on the book in April 2020, as …