Mathieu Lehanneur has created a lamp made of glass, called Cloudy, has the irregularity of shape and opacity of the glass. The lamp is built of steel moulds, which have given it an almost magical lightness, a glass cloud floating in the air. Read More…
Designer Omer Arbel has designed a new collection for light brand ‘Bocci’ made of recycle glass. The pendant light features spheres of glasses suspended to semi-rigid copper cables forming irregular arcs floating in the air. The orbs comprises between four to six blown glass balls wherein inside three of them LED are inserted. Small plants can be insert in the rest of the cavities to form a harmonious illumination that united greenery, light and ecology.
New York based Studio Lindsey Adelman has created the catch pendant light made of class blown straight into water-jet brass links. The two shapes fuses as the glass slumps naturally with gravity. Glass bubbles are taken and suspended into pendant metalique links which form an irregularly shaped lamp.
Lighting specialists Artemide and fashion brand ISSEY MIYAKE are proud to announce their participation at
Clerkenwell Design Week this May. Situated in the prime location of the Farmiloe Building’s main window on St Johns Street, Artemide and ISSEY MIYAKE will curate a spectacular installation of the IN-EI light range, a collection of lights born from a collaboration marrying Artemide’s lighting expertise and Issey Miyake and his Reality Lab.’s innovative approach to material and design.
“IN-EI” is Japanese for “shadow, shadiness, nuance”. Each lampshade is created using 2 or 3D geometric principals, where light and shade harmoniously alternate. Miyake’s unique folding technology creates both statuesque forms as well as sufficient solidity. The structure of the recycled material, together with an additional surface treatment allows these shades to perfectly keep their shape without the need for internal frame, and to be reshaped when needed. Read More…
Acclaimed lighting designer Sharon Marston will be presenting a range of specially selected designs at the new and exciting INTERIORS LDN next month.
Sharon Marston is a London based lighting designer renowned for her sculptural use of fibre optics. Materials, craftsmanship and techniques are cleverly interwoven into her light features in surprising innovative ways. As a result, her work has a fluidity, drama and sculptural quality that clearly sets it apart from other contemporary light designs. The spectacular Flight, Amber, Morelle, Dujardin, Diore and Cluster are the six chosen designs to illuminate Marston’s stand at INTERIORS LDN. Read More…
David Trubridge always intellectualized his design, the symbolic behind this pendant light design is the heaviness a bag enlighten by the knowledge hence the name, Basket of Knowledge.
David Trubrige’s words about what inspired him;
They hold the knowledge of the natural world (Kete Arounui), the spiritual world (Kete Tuaatea), and our rational world (Kete Tuauri). The knowledge needs to be in balance for us to live harmoniously on Earth.
Argent pendant light by Terzani is a magical lamp that reflects light irregular bright reflection the walls thanks to the small silver coins. The pendant light seems to float like a bright cloud that disperses in the air.
The Hypotic Chandelier by Koket is made of polished brass and black glass that makes the luxury and glamour of a black & gold theme. These materials were used a lot in the forties for the art deco. This lamp is a reminiscence of that time but with the touch of but with touches of contemporary modernity.
London lighting designer Sharon Marston, renowned for her sculptural use of fibre optics, has created two spectacular chandeliers for the touring exhibition Designing 007: Fifty Years of James Bond Style, which opens in Shanghai on March 28.
A bespoke piece, entitled Laelia, was commissioned by exhibition designer Ab Rogers Design and is installed in the casino section of the James Bond exhibition. The chandelier took more than eight weeks to make and comprises 4000 clear glass pieces, each hand blown to Marston’s specifications
and assembled on 4000 strands of meandering ultra-fine fibre optic filaments in Marston’s studio.
Unique sensuous lights by Jiangmei Wu’s illuminate a room through amazingly complex and original forms that reinvent the role of lighting in interior design.By using original origami folding compositions developed by Wu, each light shade can be unfolded into flat pieces of paper. Each lights is made of pieces of digitally-cut and hand-folded high quality paper, illuminated by a custom LED light, providing a soft ambience that highlights the intricacy and the mathematical complexity of the piece. Once folded, the paper structures are self-supportive and don’t require additional materials to hold them up. Aesthetic and practical, art and science, Wu’s works are unique in their feeling, thought, and craftsmanship.
‘Etch’ created by designer Tom Dixon is a multifaceted pendant lamps made of digitally etched brass sheets. The light-shade creates patterns that are reflected on the walls when it is lit.
Jonathan Adler’ Spoutnik Lamp inspired by the lamps of the sixties has been completely revamped. The Spoutnik lamp features a central metal sphere from where twenty four Light Chandelier are shouting out ending up with sparkling crystal or glowing bulb.
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Katja Pettersson’s latest designs, the Sausage and the Bubble Gum Lamp were featured in the ‘’Glass Elephant’’ exhibition, Stockholm Design Week’s signature exhibition which ran from 5-9 February. The exhibition explores the properties of glass as a material and muse, and tells a story about the meeting of contrasts.
The Sausage and the Bubble Gum Lamp are based on basic assumptions we all have. ‘’Social agreements and information that we take in by our senses. But can you sense a taste by seeing a form?’’ Katja asked herself.
Fiorella Wall pendant light designed by Slamp for Zaneen SLAMP has an organic shape that reminds aquatic flora. The lamps is full of small details that makes it magical and whimsical. The pendant light is made from Cristalflex® and is available in smoke or white.
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Tam Tam Suspension Lamp by Fabien Dumas for Marset evokes a sense of organized chaos. It consists in several lamps put together taht can be adjusted up to 360 ° thanks to a swivel mechanism.
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During Stockholm Furniture Fair 2013 Claesson Koivisto Rune will be presenting their new pendant lamp for Wästberg.
A pendant lamp is a very old concept. While Wästberg is a very forward thinking, high technological lighting manufacturer. So when designing a new pendant lamp for Wästberg you want to bridge past with present.
First, the w131 is small. Surprisingly small. Equipped with reflector halogen it gives good light. So the lamp is extremely versatile as to where to use.
Second, it is tactile and friendly. Sand-cast recycled aluminium is both beautiful and environmentally sound. Any imperfections of the metal are with purpose. The textile cord adds softness. We will use this lamp both at home and for contract.
Corbett Lighting, celebrated for fashion-forward designs presents the Fascination Collection, which premiered at the January 2013 Buyers Market held in Dallas. Fascination features 10 new series, the bulk of which offer variations on each design in the form of pendants, chandeliers, flush- and semi-flush mounts and sconces, offering myriad attractive selections for residential, retail, office and hospitality specifications. Corbett Lighting, known for incorporating precious metals, imported crystals and stones, exotic woods, handmade paper and artisan craftsmanship once again redefines decorative lighting with new releases for 2013.
“Conforming to our brand’s long-standing tradition of unveiling statement-making lighting fixtures, Fascination does not disappoint,” said Steve Nadell, president, Corbett Lighting. “Corbett Lighting signifies a level of refinement unmatched by others in that we employ old-world techniques and incorporate exemplary materials and embellishments combined with original designs. I am convinced that this is only one of many reasons that sets us apart from the competition.”
The Nebula Chandelier created by designer Joris Laarman for Flos seems to emit from a core like an explosion of light, like a star in the sky. Made from 10 blown glass cones of varying sizes, the Nebula Chandelier is composed of die-cast aluminum core which incorporates a bayonet-type coupling system of the cones for an easy cleaning.
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