July 25, 2018

8 Statement Lighting Fixtures

1. Daniel Rybakken for Luceplan

Product: Amisol

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

Product: Crag

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.

3. Bjarke Ingels Group for Artemide

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.

4. Elisa Ossino for DePadova


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

Product: Girotondo

Standout: The iconic stick figure glows in transluscent thermoplastic resin, which encloses three dozen LEDs rechargeable via micro USB power cable or universal adapter.

6. Steven Gambrel for The Urban Electric Co.

Product: Malplaquet

Standout: Nautical accents distinguish this large-scale 17-inch flush-mount, its glass diffuser available in partially or fully etched antique mirror or clear.

7. Ferruccio Laviani for Foscarini

Product: Dolmen

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.

8. Inga Sempé for Wästberg

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.

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