Architectural lighting design

An overview of projects, products and exclusive articles about Architectural lighting design

Project • By JLC-Tech | Linear LED LightingAirports

BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport

 Let your lighting designs take flight! Reinvent your ceiling with T-BAR FLEX® lighting installed in DESIGNFlex® Ceiling Systems by Armstrong® Ceilings Solutions. This innovative collaboration offers a variety of personalized designs, with numerous geometric and color options. Transform your ceiling into a work of art!Specifier: JMT Architecture Nathan Cox More

Project • By ExpolightApartments

RC Crystal Park Tower

The concept of the Crystal Park Tower residential complex project is a combination of quiet nature and residential buildings near the park named after Pushkin in the center of the capital. Therefore, our task was to emphasize with light the natural component inside the residential complex, which makes it one whole with the surrounding park environment. We avoided excessive daylight, which contributes to the light pollution of the domain. At the same time, the warm tones of the lighting are selected in such a way that the building fits into the warm tones of the surrounding nature. Expolight Expolight Accent light reveals the corners of the building and makes it recognizable in the city panorama. We decided not to flood the entire... More

Project • By Dazhou And AssociatesShops

M Pavilion

M Pavilion is located in the lobby of an office building in Xuhui District, Shanghai, a coffee shop design commissioned by the Chinese famous coffee brand M Stand. In order not to disturb the daily operations of the building, we proposed two strategies at the beginning of the design process: a rapid construction and a light touch to the site. Then a delicate and decent scaffolding pavilion came into being. Fangfang Tian A Light Box  Be light. We hope to bring relaxation and joy to people in a rigorous working atmosphere through a light form. The heavy volume above is in sharp contrast with the slender structure components, and the translucent skin attracts people to walk in. Slightly cantilevered floor makes the light-filled box... More

Project • By Clear LightingApartments

Commune Modern (囍逸)

Commune Modern (囍逸) is a residential property in Fanling, Hong Kong. The building's main entrance is highlighted by Flexglo™ F23 LED light strips. The light fixture has a compact sectional size of 10mm*10mm, meaning it is ideal for installation in tight space. The flexible neon lights are mounted inside the recessed frames on the facade without appearing intrusive, casting indirect light over the greenery and making the gate stand out in darkness. More

Product • By FluxwerxFold Spoke

Fold Spoke

Fold Spoke is a pendant luminaire with fluid minimalist form and no visible power cords, fully luminous interior and hollow aperture that creates longitudinal transparency through the fixture. Fold Spoke’s anidolic extraction optics eliminate views of LED sources, creating visual comfort without glare. High-performance indirect/direct batwing distributions deliver efficacy to 119 LPW with multiple CCTs, chromatic accuracy <2 SDCM and extraordinary lumen maintenance of L70 >200,000h. The luminaire’s independent Up | Down switching provides dimmable / switchable control of the distributions. A Dynamic White enabled luminaire, Fold Spoke is available in four standard color options and four endcap options that are preinstall... More

Product • By FluxwerxFold


Fold is a linear LED pendant luminaire with unique open aperture design. Its organic form elevates functional into beautiful: the luminaire's finely detailed exposed architecture delivers unparalleled clarity right through the fixture. Fold features proprietary Anidolic extraction optics with low brightness and high-performance continuous lenses that mix and disperse light, eliminating any visible images of the LED point source.  Fold can be installed as a stand-alone luminaire or in limitless continuous runs.  More

Project • By Articolo StudiosPrivate Houses

Home Low

This Bondi residence underwent two seperate renovations, both of which were designed by Sydney's Catherine de Meur Interiors. The first part of the project encorporated a refresh of the ground floor, a renovation which included the kitchen, lounge, laundry and powder room.  The objective of Home Low Phase One was to freshen and update with a focus on lifestyle awareness and flow within the home. Home Low  Stage Two was a larger project incorporating the upper level of the house, inclusive of two bathrooms, three bedrooms and a multi-purpose dressing room / office. The client envisioned a tranquil and sophisticated space with a focus on texture and ease. This private residence features the Fizi Wall Sconce, a Fizi Triple Ball Penda... More

Project • By Articolo StudiosHotels

Quay West Hotel Lobby

Articolo's Double Ball Pendant and Double Ball Wall Sconce feature in the Quay West Hotel & Residential Tower refurbishment in Southbank. Nestled in the heart of Melbourne's arts precinct, the Quay West building refurbishment designed by CoLAB Studio draws cues from the iconic interiors of the neighbouring  Arts Centre and Hamer Hall. The interior juxtaposes purity of form and honesty of artisan craftsmanship to create a poignant design contribution to this special pocket of Melbourne's art and design soul. The Fizi collection is mesmerising with the explosion of bubbles suspended in champagne’sque effervescence. Breathtaking shadow play when Fizi is lit. Wall and ceiling jewellery for the home.  ​Photography... More

Project • By Articolo StudiosPrivate Houses

Flinders Residence

Lavishly endowed with glowing Australian timber and limestone, this home has a robust but luxe materials palette "from the earth", says Abe McCarthy of Abe McCarthy Architects. Abe collaborated with interior designer Alice Villella of AV-ID, custom builders Gstruct Group and landscaper Barber Design to establish this warm, inviting family home embedded in open pastures on the Mornington Peninsula.WHAT WAS THE CLIENT’S BRIEF?Abe McCarthy: We had worked with our client, a couple with a growing family, on two prior residential renovations. The essence of the idea of a dream home for them, a new build on the Flinders site, was conceived some years ago. Work began on an initial concept in 2013 to a brief centred on the creation of a family... More

Project • By mckimmPrivate Houses

The Sussex House

A bold contemporary form and celebration of materiality, showcasing bricks, bluestone and porcelain - embodying the mass of a boulder, delicately floating within the shallows of a deep blue body of pool water, the weighted walls are softened by warm timbers and curves, all perceived through a biophilic line-of-sight. Timothy Kaye - For a family of 6, and large extended family, zones and spaces were designed around interactive family life, large gatherings and entertaining.   - Bold contemporary form and materiality, bricks and bluestone softened by curves. - Seamless flow and Biophilic line of sight connecting Indoor to outdoor garden spaces. - Water movement with surrounding shallows and pool, integrating fluid connection of... More

Project • By Articolo StudiosPrivate Houses

Pickford Street Residence

Originally designed by the renowned, late architect, Wayne Gillespie, the Pickford Residence has undergone a seamless extension by architectural practice Watson Young Architects. Built by Bloom Projects, this residence perfectly blends its original features with contemporary details, creating a fresh and luxurious family home. Framed around an incredible courtyard space, this U-shaped home enables a real sense of connectedness, whilst also offering a whole lot of space for the kids to play and the parents to relax. With interiors by Lisa Buxton Interiors, each room beautifully considers the details from the buildings past, such as the use of the classic Gillespie brass. We love the way this beautiful material palette pairs so flawlessly wi... More

Project • By Articolo StudiosPrivate Houses

The Crescent

'For a sophisticated bespoke interior clearly influenced by its marine location overlooking Sydney Harbour, this luxury boutique three storey residential building is all about curves, rich architectural detailing and quality craftsmanship. Stand-out lighting features include a statement pendant over the marble-themed kitchen island, several unique wall lights and LED strips in the spacious basement car park.' -Words via Est Lighting   This elegant home overlooking Sydney's harbour features the Articolo Float Hover Wall Sconce and Float Pendant, the Fizi Single and Triple Ball Wall Sconce and the Scandal Long Pendant. The Float is a signature Articolo collection which evokes opulence and grace. It is refined lighting inform... More

Project • By Jost ArchitectsApartments

Adela Apartments

The project came about with the development of a large residential block close to the Elwood foreshore and Port Philip Bay. The brief simply requested a spacious apartment product that was cutting edge and contemporary, but subtle both inside and out. The concept of a large apartment resulted in six single level dwellings, each with the proportions of a small house. The apartments are low maintenance, functionally adaptable to appeal to a range of potential residents, and highly sustainable. Externally, rather than go for a standard “stacked wedding cake” form, the building was set back significantly from the adjoining properties on the lower levels. This allowed the main volume of the building to have vertical sides and reduce... More

Project • By VONN LightingArt Galleries

Cartel Contemporary

With lighting being the main factor in the look and feel of a space, our goal was to give meaningful change to the layout and highlight the architectural details of the room. Large spaces, such as multi-purpose rooms, require more attention to details and good lighting. For this project, it was very important to maintain versatile functionality while also being creative. With such a large space, we wanted to properly distribute our lighting so no matter what the space was used for, lighting would always be constant and functional.  Caption LED Lighting has a lifespan almost twenty times more than conventional lighting. Giving this space a cutting-edge in terms of maintenance and replacement costs because of the long-lasting quali... More
Portsea House by Austin Design Associates
Portsea House by Austin Design Associates
Portsea House by Austin Design Associates
Portsea House by Austin Design Associates
Portsea House by Austin Design Associates

Project • By Articolo StudiosPrivate Houses

Portsea House

'A previously dated but solidly built 90’s style house with ‘good bones’ has been renovated with minimal structural changes but with a comprehensive interior design program. Our clients purchased a large, solidly built and well-located beach house. However, the kitchen was impractical, the large bar unnecessary and the finishes were colourful – the house had the sensibility of a 90’s office interior rather than a home near the beach. Our repeat clients trusted we would give the house a more relaxed and warm feel as well as creating practical spaces for a family that likes to cook and entertain.  As the house was quite large we had sufficient space to enlarge the kitchen and include the client’s sele... More