The I Saloni May 4 press release begins… As hoped, the Saloni 2009 exceeded every possible expectation, the testing global economic climate not- withstanding.
above: German lighting designer Ingo Maurer launched Euro Condom, a protest against new European guidelines banning frosted incandescent bulbs, at the Euroluce lighting fair in Milan last month. more images via dezeen
above: Teresa Sapey’s Luce dal Lino project strings 100 lanterns above Via Monte Napoleone. via fastcompany
above: one of many photos. via dexigner
above: Depth Charge by Craig Nolan of Glasgow Caledonian University via moco loco
above: Philips’ new line of Ledino lighting fixtures boast high light output, 80% energy savings, 20 years of life, are cool to the touch, dimmable, low voltage, and feature a warm 3100 kelvin color. via inhabitat
The press release continues… The huge success of the 2009 edition is recognition, yet again, of the quality of the goods on offer and of the layout of the exhibition space. There were 313,385 visitors altogether, including operators, members of the general public and the press. [more]