Archive for the ‘lighting’ category

New Approach ligting by Jorge Penadés

November 20th, 2012

The New Approach project was born as a challenge to develop stimulating items with an essentially geometrical system that can be redefined with every new piece.

Angel Falls crystal chandelier by Nigel Coates

November 19th, 2012

The Angel Falls crystal chandelier is a cascade of miniature glass men, each figure handcrafted into a base-jumping pose with limbs outreached.

Mino lighting collection by Aqua Creations

November 16th, 2012

Mino adds streamlined, geometric shapes to the atelier’s range of floor lamps. The pieces may also be looked at as light screens and the biggest shade can act as a room divider for larger spaces.

Flachmann pendant lamp by Kaschkasch Cologne for TØNDEL

November 15th, 2012

Flachmann is a pendant lamp which impresses through its simplicity. All it takes is a lampshade a lamp holder and a bulb – that‘s it.

Bubble Chandelier by Souda

November 14th, 2012

Constructed from post-consumer soda bottles, the Bubble Chandelier was originally inspired by the cell-like shape of soap bubbles. Elle Decor India calls the Bubble Chandelier “…an upcycled wonder, transforming the used, old and ordinary into new and highly covetable.” The Bubble Chandelier is made from 60 two-liter soda bottles, with each piece cut and connected with aluminum rivets.

Libera pendant light by Brian Rasmussen for Lucente

November 13th, 2012

A suspended pendant consisting of differing sizes of formed aluminium sheets. These are placed one over the other giving the fitting a dynamic look similar to a wave’s. The lamp is located inside the blown glass cylinder in the centre. The light reflection makes a suggestive play of light and shadow according to the perspective. Matt white painted pendant and table lamps.

EXTL Lights by David Irwin for Deadgood

November 12th, 2012

The extruded lights (‘EXTL’ for short), are a pair of small multi-faceted pendant lights produced in aluminium and finished with either a matt black, gold or silver anodised lustre. Both lights are manufactured out of a single length of three millimetre thick aluminium, dissected at varying angles allowing for two styles to be produced from one section of extruded material.

Touch Glass light by Ross Gardam

November 9th, 2012

The Touch light offers flexibility in both function and materiality. The gently fluted shade is available in aluminium or glass providing a multitude of hanging configurations.

SKYLINE lighting by Lieven Musschoot & Mathias Hennebel for Dark

November 7th, 2012

SKYLINE lighting by Lieven Musschoot & Mathias Hennebel for Dark

“BIRD IN HAND” light by J.P.Meulendijks for PLANKTON

November 6th, 2012

The lamp is based on, and tribute to the universal art of hand shadows; making shadows on the wall using your hands to create birds, rabbits,and other figures. Playing with light and hand shadows is a centuries old past time long before electric light was invented.

Drip lights by Gemma Fabbri for ex.t

November 5th, 2012

Glazed ceramic lights informed by drips of paint. The Drip Lights come in three sizes, which are determined by the length of the stem.

Santorini Lighting by SPUTNIK

November 1st, 2012

Santorini is an illumination system formed by a cylindric glass structure and four interchangeable wood pieces, that allow the user to direct and control the light to their desire, creating numerous forms and light combinations.

Custom Lighting by Aqua Creations

October 31st, 2012

Custom Lighting by Aqua Creations

Face to Face lamp by Luiseslava Studio

October 29th, 2012

A lamp which shade is made from Velcro®, a simple material (used for clothing) that usually remains hidden. It has been taken it out from ostracism, finding a new application for it in lighting.

Tatou lamp collection by Patricia Urquiola for Flos

October 26th, 2012

Lighting brand Flos presents a new family of lamps designed by Patricia Urquiola on the occasion of the 2012 London Design Festival. Taking its name from the French word for ‘Armadillo’, the ‘Tatou’ series draws its influences from that of armour, particularly that of classic antique Japan, offering dynamism, lightness and flexibility.

SHY Light by Bec Brittain

October 25th, 2012

The SHY Light (taking its name from the initials of the designer’s grandmother) uses the spare beauty of thin LED tubes to define the edges of its shape; in this way the function of the piece is created by its form, and vice-versa. It is also inspired by crystalline structures, both by the shapes they take as well as their growth.

Jeeves & Wooster pendant lights by Jake Phipps

October 24th, 2012

Pendant lights made from authentic bowler hats. Classic British cultural icon reflecting a bygone era of imperialism, class divide and eccentricity.

Your Sound Galaxy light installation by Olafur Eliasson

October 23rd, 2012

Berlin-based artist Olafur Eliasson uses a mathematical approach to design his elaborate artworks. In Your Sound Galaxy, there are a series of geometric figures hanging overhead like a rotating universe of celestial black jewels.

Posca Chandelier showroom window by Ambience, Melbourne

October 22nd, 2012

The iconic Posca marker enjoys a cult like following with artists and designers both young and old. Poscas are used as a tool to create many wonderful things, so we decided to re-use Poscas themselves to create a feature for our new showroom window project ‘Eye Spy’ – a Posca Chandelier.

Kelp lampshades by Julia Lohmann

October 21st, 2012

London-based designer Julia Lohmann thinks dried strips of seaweed could replace leather, paper and plastic to make everyday objects like these laser-cut kelp lampshades.