Cool Spaces! is a TV series and website that showcases what's new and exciting in the world of architecture and design.
National premiere on public television: April 2014.

Let There Be Light

Let’s face it: there are certain spaces that demand more risk-taking from designers than others. For architects and others looking to make a bold statement with dramatic impact, lighting is a powerful way to achieve that effect. Whether it’s for hotels, restaurants, or lobbies,...
Posted On 23 Jan 2014

Feeling Blue? Lighten Up!

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is no laughing matter. Ask the average Scandinavian during the depth of winter, and she’ll tell you the absence of daylight begins to wear on the psyche, resulting in feelings of depression. In fact, according to a CNN article, nearly 20 percent...
Posted On 09 Jan 2014

Fun With Foldable Lighting

If there’s one thing we love here at Cool Spaces! (other than exciting new architecture), it’s being presented with the unexpected. Such is the case with the Unfold Pendant Lamp from Muuto. Designed by Form Us With Love, this reinterpretation of an industrial design classic...
Posted On 03 Jan 2014

Virtual LED: The Marriage of Physics & Lighting

Light-emitting diodes (LEDs) have seen explosive growth in recent years thanks to rapid development in lighting technology—a trend that’s likely to continue as quality improves and prices drop. But what happens when you join the laws of physics and the power of a...
Posted On 10 Dec 2013