8 Statement Lighting Fixtures
Standout: Two thin rods extending from the aluminum lamping connect to the metallized mirrored (or translucent white) plastic membrane, which serves as a reflector (or diffuser).
2. Justin Parker and Andi Kovel of Esque Studio
Standout: Inspired by the natural beauty of stone, the blown-glass pendant’s indigo or marbleized satin finish conceals a standard incandescent bulb and hangs from a bronze canopy and chain.
Product: Alphabet of Light
Standout: A font of opaque, injection-molded PMMA modules in linear and circular formats makes for well-spoken signs or artistic statements, held in place by brushed-aluminum support pins.
Standout: 3-D goes 2-D in a floor lamp that, by tricking the eye, appears perfectly flat. The body with integrated tabletops is matte-black powder-coated steel; hardware is turned brass.
5. Guido Venturini and Stefano Giovannoni for Alessi
Standout: The iconic stick figure glows in transluscent thermoplastic resin, which encloses three dozen LEDs rechargeable via micro USB power cable or universal adapter.
Standout: Nautical accents distinguish this large-scale 17-inch flush-mount, its glass diffuser available in partially or fully etched antique mirror or clear.
Standout: The Italian firm’s most iconic design looks even better with LEDs, which enabled a slimmed-down, lightened-up form. Aluminum floor and suspension versions are varnished orange or anodized.
Product: Sempé w153 ile
Standout: The hardware store staple inspired this freestanding or wall LED clamp lamp, whose refined powder-coated structure swivels on a magnetic ball joint. Through Design Within Reach.