Grant Chappelle of Stonegate by AFX

Stonegate by AFX specializes in elegant, made-to-order, residential and contract lighting for hotels, restaurants, retail stores and more. Stonegate incorporates custom lighting design experts, who offer an array of designer lighting from traditional to contemporary styles in various fabrics and finishes. Designer Grant Chappelle is one of Stonegate’s prestigious designers and is an alumnus of the […]

Designer Spotlight: Nick Sheridan of Cerno

Nick Sheridan, one of three friends and co-Founders of Cerno, is the lead designer for the California-based light manufacturer whose mission is to design and build original products that marry modernism and contemporary design. Sheridan cultivated an interest in design from a young age by tagging along with his father, a general contractor, to construction […]

Designer Spotlight: David Abad for B.lux

David Abad is a contributing designer for the Spanish lighting manufacturer, B.lux. Born and raised in Barcelona in 1967 to a family of manufacturers, Abad was exposed early on to the industrial side of business. At the same time, he was immersed in a vibrant Mediterranean design scene, that would influence his taste for design. Keshi […]

Designer Spotlight: Tuula Jusélius and Seppo Koho of Secto Design

The founders of Secto Design, Tuula Jusélius and designer Seppo Koho first met in 1995. From the very first time they met they knew they were kindred spirits; they both shared a respect for Northern wood as well as for Scandinavian design and professional woodworking. Tuula Jusélius and Seppo Koho started collaborating on innovative wooden […]

Designer Spotlight: Hervé Langlais for Designheure

By LIGHT Staff Hervé Langlais is the designer behind the Nuage, Cargo, and LightBook collections from French light manufacturer, Designheure. A student of the School of Architecture of Normandie in Rouen (ENSAN), the oldest school of architecture in France that was opened in 1904 in Normandy, Langlais would become a widely praised, contemporary lighting and […]

Designer Spotlight: Robert Sonneman Celebrates 50 Years in Lighting

SONNEMAN – A Way of Light is closely connected to Robert Sonneman, the designer, and his commitment to modern ideals, innovation, and the extraordinary quality that is the promise of the brand. As the leader in design and manufacturing of sophisticated contemporary lighting, SONNEMAN enjoys a reputation for exemplifying the best in modern design. With […]

Designer Spotlight – Massimiliano and Dorianna Fuksas for SLAMP

Written by Nicole Gratson Long before teaming to create some of the world’s most indelible designs from breathtaking urban architecture to avant-garde home décor to intriguing luminaries through their highly-esteemed European-based architectural firm, Studio Fuksas, this husband-wife dynamic duo had each been hard at work innovating, ideating, and producing illustrious works of their own, shedding […]

Designer Spotlight: Joan Gaspar for Marset

By LIGHT Staff Designer Joan Gaspar got his first taste in design creating minimalist lamps in Barcelona. He went on to develop his style by collaborating with a variety of design firms to create new product lines (Roca, Resol, Marset, Mobles, 114, Perobell, Santa&Cole, DAE, Vilgrasa, Made Design) without straying too far from his minimalist […]

Designer Spotlight: David Trubridge

Written by Nicole Gratson Upon graduating from Newcastle University in England in 1972 with a degree in Naval Architecture, David Trubridge, founder of David Trubridge Ltd., began what would develop into an internationally renowned furniture and lighting design career. He found inspiration working part-time as a forester in rural Northumberland and honed his unique designing […]

Designer Spotlight: Peter Stathis and Matthew Boyko

Written by Nicole Gratson The design duo behind the Superlight for Pablo Having successfully earned over 35 international awards since 2014, including the prestigious Best of Year Award for Interior Design Magazine and the covetous Red Hot Design Award, Peter Stathis has inimitably cultivated an illustrious career that remains immersed in social and cultural nuances […]