Monthly Archives: May 2011

Job Well Done: Spoon & Fork Restaurant

The recently renovated Spoon & Fork restaurant in Toronto (photo: Symbolics Architecture + Design)

For the re-design and build of the Spoon & Fork restaurant in Toronto, architect Peter Vishnovsky’s primary goal was to counteract the fast-paced environment of its location by encouraging people to come in, slow down, and relax. He wanted the restaurant to stand apart from the big-box buildings surrounding it in an inviting way, and wanted that feeling to continue on the inside with an intimate atmosphere.

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Nemo-Cassina: Avant-Guard Designs, Prestigious Signatures

La Lune Sous Le Chapeau, designed by Man Ray in 1973 and reissued this year by Nemo-Cassina

Minimalist, neo-decorative, functional, elegant…. such were the adjectives used to describe the novelties that Nemo-Cassina Lighting presented in Milan this year.

The 2011 Cassina Lighting collection is brought to us by some of Nemo’s exclusive designers; prestigious names like Agatha Ruiz de la Prada and Javier Mariscal, and also by some of masters of design like Le Corbusier, Charlotte Perriand, and Franco Albini.

Check out the new collection we saw at Euroluce 2011…

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A Chapter from the History of Canadian Lighting (Design)

Imagine our delight when, upon opening the doors to what will soon be our new warehouse and showroom space in Toronto, we were greeted with over 20,000 sq. ft. of lighting fixtures left over from the heydays of Canadian manufacturer Engelite Lighting.

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IN-STOCK Promo: 30% off Metalarte Until June 17

The America, designed by Jaime Hayon for Metalarte

Now In Stock and ready for Quick Shipping! That’s music to our ears.

Thanks to our new North American Stocking Program, your Metalarte orders can now be delivered within 2-3 weeks. Until June 17, choose from a great lineup of table, desk, floor, outdoor, and ceiling fixtures and take advantage of 30% off and quick shipping.

See all America options.

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FontanaArte at Euroluce 2011

FontanaArte's Yumi, designed by Shigeru Ban

Longtime LightForm favourite, FontanaArte showed a promising lineup of new fixtures at Euroluce this year. This Italian company has been creating some of the most iconic and recognizable pieces since its inception in 1933. We think many of their new lights, like the Yumi above, will also join the FontanaArte masterpiece mantle. What do you think?

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