black and white wall sconces in a rainbow arc

9 Top Lighting Designs Spotted at ICFF 2024

Everything was illuminated at this year’s International Contemporary Furniture Fair, colloquially known as ICFF, where lighting designs topped the list of must-see works. North America’s leading fair for contemporary furnishing design took place at New York City’s Javits Convention Center over May 19-21, 2024. Here are the standout light fixtures from the exhibition.

ICFF Was Aglow With These Standout Lighting Designs 

1. Pern Baan

a geometric wall sconce with teal and rust colored shapes
Photography by Robert Sukrachand.
a geometric wall sconce with teal and rust colored shapes
Photography by Robert Sukrachand.

Pern Baan—the brainchild of designer Robert Sukrachand—is a Thai-American brand that aims to connect the founder’s two homes of Chiang Mai and New York City. Robert collaborated with Brooklyn-based duo Kin & Company for the Kraas collection of sconces, their overlapping laser-cut brass shapes finished in various patinas and cleverly backlit.

2. Stickbulb

a wall sconce with four quadrants and circular lights inside
Photography by Stickbulb.
black wall sconce
Photography by Stickbulb.

Stickbulb continues its commitment to crafting light fixtures from reclaimed wood waste from New York City’s fallen trees, this time producing their Pillar collection which includes the Colonnade chandelier and Dot, Quad Dot, and Two Dot sconces. The curvaceous wood fixtures come hand-stained in natural, white, black, or custom and with LED bulbs.

3. INDO-

a wall sconce with two white lights featuring brass chains
Photography by Ciara Crocker.
a white circular light with a brass chain hanging off it
Photography by Ciara Crocker.

The intricate beauty of Indian jewelry inspired the Nath sconce by INDO-, the furniture and lighting studio cofounded in Providence, Rhode Island by Urvi Sharma and Mana Narang. The fixture comes in left or right orientations and looks smart installed as a book-matched pair.

4. Vy Voi

a collection of table lamps in various shapes
Photography by Andrew Bui.

Vy Voi, a design studio based in New York and Sài Gòn by Steffany Trần, launches their Rể Cây collection consisting of five lights. Named for the Vietnamese word for root, each lamp explores the tension between the illuminated Dó paper shade and its grounding hand-thrown porcelain base.


a MOOOI chandelier in a minimalist marble bathroom
Photography by Moooi.
a hanging MOOOI chandelier with an LED tube wrapped around a rectangular black strip
Photography by Moooi.

Design collective BCXSY creates a modern take on the fluorescent light with their Tubelight—available in 1.5 meter fixed or 5 meter flexible versions—for the Dutch brand whose name translate to beautiful.

6. Studio d’Armes

black and white wall sconces in a rainbow arc
Photography by Studio d’Armes.

Doppler, part of a two-piece lighting collection dubbed Consors by the Canadian practice, creates water-like light reflections on its polished surface for this collaboration with the Belgium-based artist Florian Martin.

7. Gantri

a collection of pendant lights glowing
Photography by Gantri.

Plant-based pendant lights crafted from non-GMO sugarcane make sustainability a solid choice via twelve new profiles by independent designers like Studio Den Den and Louis Filosa, all easy-to-install dimmable-LED fixtures with favorable lead times due to made-to-order 3D-printed digital manufacturing.

8. Simon Johns

a floor lamp in a biomorphic linear shape
Photography by Simon Johns.

Continuing the Canadian designer’s Future Fossils collection, the Magma floor lamp (shown with the Terra end table made by hand-pressing clay slabs into plaster molds) explores textural striations via stoneware melding into blown glass by Welmo Studio.

9. H. Bigeleisen

a pink rectangular wall sconce with three white lights
Photography by Daniel Cochran.
a brown rectangular wall sconce with three white lights
Photography by Daniel Cochran.

Named for the designer’s late grandmother, the Etta wall sconce combines an architectural form (shown in walnut or pale pink) with fashion-forward fringe that casts a chic shadow while diffusing light.

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