Not all lighting is created equally, so when a new studio comes along whose approach on the matter is modern, different, and playful, it’s an exciting discovery.

Luum is a London-based lighting design studio founded by Andrew Watson (director of Heathfield & Co.) and Chris Fox (original designer/creative director of Luum). Since its launch at Euroluce 2015, the studio has created an array of contemporary lighting designs that do more than just brighten a room – they invoke imagination. They are part sculpture and part light. Made from various materials such as hand-blown glass, metal, wood, and ceramic, Luum recreates forms found outside the home, like raindrops, leaves, and pollen, and brings them inside.

Luum-Flame

Flame

Luum-Flame-bulb

Luum-Pollen-lit

Pollen

Luum-Pollen-closeup

Luum-Bangle

Bangle

Luum-Bangle-closeup

Luum-Leaf

Leaf

Luum-Raindrop

Raindrop

Luum also specializes in bespoke lighting installations. Here are a few of our favorites:

Luum-Lightspeed

Lightspeed is a series of internally lit glass tubes that are arranged in a way to convey movement.

Luum-Plume

Plume features suspended golden feathers that are lit with spotlights to highlight the textured surfaces.

Luum-Cloud

Cloud is an abstract take on the naturally-occurring mass and is lit with lights that diffuse through layers of acrylic sheets.