David Trubridge chosen as designer for the Perfume Point Memorial Sculpture

David Trubridge chosen as designer for the Perfume Point Memorial Sculpture

  David Trubridge has been chosen as the designer for the Perfume Point sculpture commemorating the 1932 sinking of a launch during which 10 men drowned. The Doris, which had 31 men on board, collided with a lighter vessel, the

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Highlights from LIGHTFAIR and ICFF 2017

Highlights from LIGHTFAIR and ICFF 2017

Lightfair International and ICFF were a big success.  It was great to see many of our manufacturers and rep family (whanau).  If you were not able to make it to these shows, we are excited to give you a recap

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David Trubridge speaks at ICFF

David Trubridge speaks at ICFF

David Trubridge will be at ICFF this year presenting his “Beauty Matters” talk as well as being on the panel for the darc “Decorating Interiors with Light” talk.   Beauty Matters (Talk) Tuesday May 23, 2017, 11:00am Why does beauty

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Beauty Matters – Gather, Learn, Share – HUI with David Trubridge

Beauty Matters – Gather, Learn, Share – HUI with David Trubridge

Beauty Matters – HUI with David Trubridge wakaNINE and Light Matters are pleased to present a HUI event with David Trubridge.  The event is focused on David presenting his Beauty Matters talk followed by Q&A. “HUI” is a Maori (native

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wakaNINE at ICFF, Javits Center, NYC

wakaNINE at ICFF, Javits Center, NYC

ICFF May 21-24, 2017 Javits Center, NYC We are back at ICFF after a 10 year break.  For those of you that don’t know, ICFF is North America’s premier showcase for contemporary design. ICFF annually lures those in determined pursuit

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David Trubridge – LIGHTFAIR International 2017, Philadelphia

David Trubridge – LIGHTFAIR International 2017, Philadelphia

Please join us at LIGHTFAIR in Philadelphia.  This is the first time wakaNINE will be exhibiting at LIGHTFAIR, North America’s largest annual architectural and commercial trade lighting show.  wakaNINE will be showing David Trubridge’s new work, Navicula, HUSH and DRUM

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Highlights from EUROLUCE 2017 – David Trubridge and Ango Exhibited Side by Side

Highlights from EUROLUCE 2017 – David Trubridge and Ango Exhibited Side by Side

Euroluce, April 4-9, 2017, Fiera Milano Fair Grounds If you weren’t able to attend Euroluce, we have stunning pictures and video from the event.  Euroluce is the most presitigious trade fair in the field of eco-sustainability and energy saving in

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Painting Spaces with Shadows: Lighting by David Trubridge

Painting Spaces with Shadows: Lighting by David Trubridge

Thanks to our mates at YLighting and Brandjump for creating a great post (with a little help from #wakaNINE) about how fixtures from David Trubridge transform spaces with shadows. David Trubridge’s lighting designs create maximum impact in any application through

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David Trubridge’s Nikau – Featured in Green Trends, Designer Pages

David Trubridge’s Nikau – Featured in Green Trends, Designer Pages

We are thrilled to see David Trubridge’s Nikau fixture featured in Designer Pages.  Nikau is made from rapidly renewable bamboo which make it a perfect selection for Green Trends. Read more about the article here. Nikau pendant comes in 11

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Beauty Matters – The Boat Project, Part II

Beauty Matters – The Boat Project, Part II

Learn  how David Trubridge applies his “Beauty Matters” principles to his first Stand Up Paddle “SUP” board. The SUP is made from 1.5mm and 0.9mm thick three ply bamboo plywood and is sheathed in 100gsm (3oz) woven fibreglass cloth. Read

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