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Terence Woodgate is equity crowdfunding!

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Above: Terence Woodgate, Solid pendant in cararra marble

When an established name takes up crowdfunding, normally the domain of emerging talent to expand their business, you take notice. The designer in question is multi award winning designer Terence Woodgate.

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Motivated by the successful launch of his new LED lighting company Terence Woodgate Lighting Limited the designer is looking to secure an investment of £150,000 in return for 17% equity in the business. With over 25 years’ experience of lighting design, Terence has an excellent understanding of the exciting design and production opportunities that this technology presents.

Woodgate comments, “I launched my lighting company because I believed in the huge potential of LED technology, particularly with the increasing digitalisation of our homes, and I saw an opportunity to marry design and technology. The success we’ve enjoyed to date has backed up this belief and we’re now seeking to use equity crowdfunding to raise investment to fuel our growth. Equity crowdfunding offers an exciting and democratic way for anyone to invest and we’re very excited by this chance to share our plans with a new audience.”

The LED bulb uses 90% less energy than the incandescent bulb, which will be phased out by 2020. So there could not be a better time to explore or invest in this area, particularly with the growing interest in energy consumption and climate change.

You are invited to join the company at the RSA on Thursday 20 November at 6.30pm to learn more about Terence Woodgate Lighting Limited and to discover how they plan to use the investment raised to fuel growth.

To view the full portfolio from Terence Woodgate Lighting, please visit www.terencewoodgate.com.

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Origami 6 lamp by Francois Champsaur for the 5th Edition of the Cabinet de Curiosites by Thomas Erber

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Francois Champsaur has designed a limited edition lamp exclusively for 5th Edition of the internationally acclaimed Cabinet de Curiosities of Thomas Erber exhibition opening this month in Bangkok. Entitled the ‘Origami Lamp,’ the striking laser cut steel light emulates a folded piece of origami. Continue Reading…

‘Wiwo’ lighting series by Haim Evgi

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The new cage style series of lighting fixtures by Israeli designer Haim Evgi is inspired by the contrast between solid oak and wire. Coined ‘Wiwo’ the name derives from the words wire and wood. Continue Reading…

The Level Lamp by Form Us With Love for Hem

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Award winning Swedish design company Form Us With Love has created the ‘Level Lamp’ inspired by Russian dolls for Hem the new online collaboration between design giant Fab and Finnish company One Nordic. Continue Reading…

Coming soon: 15% off lighting at twentytwentyone

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Take note: To coincide with the clocks going back on 26th October, twentytwentyone will offer 15% discount on selected classic and contemporary lighting collections.

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Snowdrop by Stone Designs for Innermost

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Lighting is important to set the tone of a room, but searching for the right shade can be difficult and time-consuming for design obsessed folk. Innermost’s Snowdrop pendant designed by Stone Designs is a ‘good looking’ find inspired by bulbous plants such as the Snowdrop. The designers referenced slender stems and blossoms to develop the abstract minimalist shade. Stylish and desirable, the ‘Snowdrop’ light has a soft glow that seeps through candy-coloured petals. Choose any one of the punchy colours – plum, orange or green to liven up your home.

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Exhibitor Alert: Davey Lighting at 100% Design

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Davey Lighting will showcase their new pendant the ‘Hex’ inspired by the exaggerated lines of monuments, including the Shard and the Eiffel Tower at 100% Design during London Design Festival. This covetable addition to the range is the latest in Davey Lighting’s collection of box pendants, wall, floor and table lights. Typically seen in period properties, this classic box lights pared-down look offers a refined simplicity. To create a strikingly architectural yet stylistically neutral silhouette style them singly or in rows above dining tables, over kitchen work surfaced and in hallways. Continue Reading…

Editor’s Pick: ‘Flourescent Tube Lights’ by Seletti at Heal’s

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Above: ‘Flourescent Tube Lights’ by Seletti at Heal’s – £35 each

 

Of the hundreds of products released I feature the ones that feel fresh and create the biggest impact. This week the Fluorescent Tube Lights by Italian company Seletti caught my attention. The 1.7m long tube emits a stunning glowing effect when turned on. Each decorative light includes a fixing for attaching to walls, and a floor stand to display upright. Choose from a variety of colours: Pink, Yellow, Primary Red, Medium Blue and Light Moss Green.

 

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Competition Alert: Delight in Light at 100% Design opens

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Last year’s winner ‘Dollop’ by Ash Allen.

Delight in Light the pioneering annual competition for students is dedicated to championing up-and-coming design talent. For the first time since 1985 The Lighting Industry Association presented the contest at 100% design in 2013. Ash Allen received critical acclaim when he walked off with the £1000 prize in 2013 for his ‘Dollop’ pendant, pictured above, kick-starting his career on the design scene. Due to its phenomenal success with over 10, 000 votes cast, it is set to return to the 20th edition of the show in September.  The competition is now open. Enter now .

 

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Register now: 100% Design

 

Live at Clerkenwell Design Week 2014: with Another Country

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Jaguar with Foscarini at the entrance to Design Factory at the Farmiloe Building

 

 

Tom Table Lamp by Haim Evgi

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Brighten up your room with the Tom Table Lamp by Tel Aviv based designer Haim Evgi. The design, influenced by the torch, is a continuation of furniture and lighting fixtures series- “Furniture illuminate the space”.  Continue Reading…

Garden: Bird house by Alexander Lervik for Nelson Garden

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If you are going to feed the birds, do it in style. Stockholm based product designer Alexander Lervik designed the illuminated Bird House for Nelson Garden. The battery operated house is made of acrylic with a base in black coloured wood. As twilight arrives the bird table starts to glow creating a statement shelter for modern bird!

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Milan Continued: Jan Plechac & Henry Wielgus for Lasvit

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Czech designers Jan Plechac & Henry Wielgus have created a new range of pendant lighting for Lasvit coined Moulds, inspired by old wooden molds found at the Lasvit archives. Continue Reading…

Milan News: Tom Dixon presents ‘Club’

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Above: Bell Pendant

Tom Dixon debuts at the Fair for Milan Design Week, showcasing new furniture, lighting and accessories under the theme of ‘CLUB’. The designer took inspiration from historic British members club and created his contemporary version, a modern day home-away-from-home, a plush and cultured haven where pleasure and work collide. Club features a palette of metallic colours, extraordinary lighting and tactile finishes with new functions ranging from cocktail shakers to task lighting.

Tom says : ‘A misspent youth spent in the London warehouse club scene, and a more recent series of experimental interiors designed for the new breed of private clubs are the reasons why we have chosen to reinvigorate the fabled British Members Club into a futuristic social environment.’ 

The Bell pendant (above) continues Tom’s exploration into the ultra-reflective, a luminous object with a polished mirror surface that takes on the colours and characteristics of its surroundings. Formed from pressed chrome plated steel, the dome is finished with an injection moulded diffuser giving a soft warm light.

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