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Upcycle Lamps

These unique pieces of lighting fixtures are actually recycled lamps made from birch plywood. What makes them especially appealing is their beautiful play of shadow and light that changes with daylight. Each upcycle lamp is handmade in the Netherlands by Dutch artist Benjamin Spöth. He takes recycled birch plywood and cuts it into millimeter thin pieces. The pieces are then softened using steam. Afterwards, the treated strips are delicately manipulated to create a pattern. Continue reading

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Archilume Chandelier

The evolution of LED products continues to excite with designs that go above and beyond merely replacing the incandescent lamps of old fixtures with LEDs. Saleem Khattak’s designs for Archilume are fresh, original, and born from the infinite possibilities of light emitting diodes. Continue reading

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Per Meter 01

The Per Meter 01 invites you to have fun with lighting fixtures in your home. As the name suggests, the Per Meter 01 consists of a meter long LED light. The LED is placed in a very lightweight Asian cedar frame which attaches to a wall using a magnet. Depending on the size of the room you are designing, you can connect up to 4 Per Meter 01 units to a single power plug. This is where the fun begins- you can line the lights up in a neat fashion or create an abstract shape. The choices are endless. If you prefer a pendant lamp, the Per Meter 01 can also be adjusted to hang from the ceiling. Continue reading

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Buddy Lamp

Buddy is a designer table lamp which won the Northern Lighting Student Award for 2015. This lamp was chosen because it has an original design with a strong concept and characteristic form which challenges the existing lighting design standards, shapes and functions. Unlike typical lamps, Buddy has an attached storage unit that is ideal for keeping pencils and pens and small office supplies. I love how the shape of the storage unit mimics the form of the lamp shade. It’s these little details that make the design complete. Continue reading

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Giant Lampshades

Lightemotion has taken residential lighting to the streets in a brilliantly colorful way. Lighting Cartier Avenue in Quebec City are 34 giant, eight feet in diameter and five feet tall, drum lamp shades. In this chilly cosmopolitan mecca for winter sports, the shades send a signal of welcoming warmth. To the street that’s vibrant with night life, restaurants, and shops, the shades add another level of excitement. Continue reading

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Slope

The Slope is an exquisite collection of light fixtures by Stefan Krivokapic. Each fixture presents a beautiful combination of solid wood and colored metal. I love the clean cone shape – wide or narrow – and its contemporary feel. The top of the Slope fixtures is especially appealing since in addition to their tapered shape, a pinch of wood was removed from each side. A small detail that adds a soft, curved touch to the entire design of the lamp. Continue reading

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Dragon Chandelier

The Dragon Chandelier by Digital Habits is a light fixture that makes a real statement and conveys modernity and technological advancement. The chandelier is composed of triangular modules equipped with LED lighting. Like a dynamic piece of art, you can assemble the modules in many different forms to best suit the design needs of your home. Another amazing feature of the Dragon Chandelier is that it enables you to control the light settings via your smartphone or tablet. Continue reading

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Acorn Pendant Lamp

Choosing the right light fixtures for your home is no easy task, yet very important. Especially, if it’s a large piece, which serves as a key decorative element that can really help set the tone for the entire space. If you are looking for a modern design or a transitional design, the Acorn Pendant Lamp is a great choice since it combines natural oak with aluminum and steel elements. Continue reading

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Naomi Paul Omi Pendant Collection

A true artist has the ability to take an ancient craft and surplus materials and create timeless, functional, and contemporary pieces. In Naomi Paul’s Omi lamp collection, she has painstakingly hand crocheted brilliant modern lamps from otherwise surplus materials, typically from the fashion industry. Mercerized cotton and silk, and now even wool, are transformed in to voluptuous elegant pendant lights that float on coordinating woven fabric cables. Continue reading

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Starry Light Lamp Collection

The creative team of graphic designer Anna Farkas and interior designer Miklos Batisz has joined forces to produce the Starry Light lamp collection by Anagraphic.

Anna’s thought process was two-fold. Her idea was to create a functional and beautiful pendant light that reflected the starry sky she sees outside her home in Budapest, Hungary. This lightweight, powder coated aluminum lampshade projects a soft, indirect light downward for intimate dinners, and a strong, direct light that shines upward and outward onto the adjacent walls and ceiling above for a celestial view of beauty. Continue reading