Artisan Upcycled Cardboard Lighting

Raouf Sarwari of Artisan Design Source creates laser-cut pendants and lamps using acrylic plastic and upcycled cardboard.

While these lights are technically upcycled and not recycled, I like the craftsmanship and quality of light to add Sarwari to my Green Lighting Spotlight.

Upcycled Lighting | KitchAnn Style

Upcycled Lighting | KitchAnn Style

Artisan Design Source’s lights come in a variety of fascinating shapes and colored acrylic. The pendants average size is 9″ x 18″.

Upcycled Lighting | KitchAnn Style

Artisan Design Source, based in Brooklyn, debuted it’s lighting at the BKLYN Designs furniture festival this past May.

Upcycled Lighting | KitchAnn Style

I’m curious to see what Sarwari could do with laser-cutting on a larger scale.

 

 

 

Happy Friday the 13th!

If you have Paraskevidekatriaphobia – a fear of Friday the 13th, today is not for you.

While some people try to avoid walking under ladders and breaking mirrors, for many Friday the 13th can be lucky – especially if you buy lottery tickets in Michigan.

Happy Friday the 13th!

AkzoNobel Color of the Year 2016 and 4 Design Trends

AkzoNobel Color of the Year 2016 | KitchAnn Style
AkzoNobel revealed their 2016 Color of the Year with 4 design trends.

Gold and gold tones are being used everywhere in the design world. It is a recurring color and material at trade shows and in graphic design as well as in architecture, fashion, beauty and interior design. For AkzoNobel it was a natural evolution and transition from the coppery orange that was the Color of the Year for 2015 to select Ochre Gold as the color of the Year for 2016. Continue readingAkzoNobel Color of the Year 2016 and 4 Design Trends