September 1, 2016

New Lighting from Tom Dixon, Flos, and More

Eight standout fixtures.

1. FirmFriedman Benda.
Designer: Oki Sato.
Product: Trace.
Standout: The Nendo founder and chief designer’s sconces in painted steel track the movement of a bulb swinging on a painted steel rod.

2. FirmLite Brite Neon Studio.
Designer: Matt Dilling.
Product: Olana.
Standout: Nods to Victorian and Middle Eastern elements at Frederic Church’s Hudson Valley house result in a honeycomb-shape ceiling fixture of neon tubes attached to a painted aluminum canopy.

3. FirmTom Dixon.
Designer: Tom Dixon.
Product: Curve.
Standout: Seven sheets of electroplated brass are folded into an orb, then finished in a proprietary nickel-silver for this pendant fixture.

4. FirmMoooi.
Designer: Umut Yamac.
Product: Perch.
Standout: A bird-shape diffuser in steel, aluminum, and polypropylene goes out on a limb, balancing on a sconce’s post of brass-finished steel.

5. FirmVincent Pocsik.
Designer: Vincent Pocsik.
Product: L-001.
Standout: Ethereal handblown glass shades are paired with solid brass in pendant fixtures made with Los Angeles craftspeople.

6. FirmAnglepoise.
Designer: Margaret Howell.
Product: Type 75.
Standout: This clothing designer updates a classic task lamp, in production since the 1930’s, with such fresh color options as Seagrass.

7. FirmFlos.
Designer: Michael Anastassiades.
Product: Captain Flint.
Standout: The conical shade of a brushed-brass floor lamp makes it dual-purpose, turning up to illuminate wall or ceiling or down for task lighting.

8. FirmJames Dieter.
Designer: James Dieter.
Product: Kite.
Standout: Tetrahedrons inspired pendant fixtures including this one with an anodized aluminum frame and polyester sails in custom colors.

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