Holon Institute of Technology

Design, Products

Holon Institute of Technology, Luma, Peleg Design

Our smartphones provide us with a plethora of conveniences that make it hard to remember how we lived without them. Now the design team at Peleg Design, who recently teamed up with the founder’s alma mater Holon Institute of Technology in Israel, have added desk lamp to the list. More formally known as Luma, this mini lamp is made from acrylic and was designed to clip on to your device and diffuse the light coming from a smartphone flashlight.

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Cool Listings, Design, Furniture, Green Design

Hilla Shamia, aluminum and wood, 'Wood Casting' furniture, Holon Institute of Technology, molten aluminum, burnt wood

Tel Aviv-based designer Hilla Shamia has a thing for what she calls “controlled imperfections.” And this particular interest is what makes her Wood Casting furniture line so poetic and special. Hilla’s unique tables, stools, and benches are made by casting molten aluminum into wood—an unusual pairing of two very different elements that when fused not only reveal surprising details, but a third element born from the unlikely marriage.

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