Umleiter is a pendant lamp created by German designer Veronika Gombert. With its long cantilevered rod and a shaded light that can be turned on 360°, the lamp is flexible in all three dimensions and can be “positioned anywhere” within a one meter radius.
The Basura Project by Marc Trotereau was created for the purpose of reinventing the concept of the lamp. The WireShade Lamp was designed into adaptable cubic blocks that can fit all corners of ceilings and support posts.
With Bloemi, suspended lamp, designed by Mario Alessiani, the light becomes soft, relaxing, romantic and at the same time incredibly cool. This pendant lamp reminds of a tulip and holds its lighting power inside its petals. When it is switched on the light passes through the soft, padded petals of the flower lamp, enveloping everyone with its calming atmosphere.
KIMU Design, Taiwan-based studio, has extended their New Old lamp collection. Their inspiration came from the traditional Chinese paper lantern simple shape. They mixed it with a complex industrial style and soft shapes, giving it an eastern and western style at the same time.
Jaime Hayon has created a series of luminaires for the new Catalan label Parachilna called Aballs. The collection includes pendant and table lamps along with a candelabra. Their design is a perfect combination of illuminated sphere and rounded cylinder.
This year, together with the Sammode company, DCW. Editions opens an innovatory and contemporary window by publishing the unknown collection of domestic lighting: Balise Sammode which originates from the industrial sector and is inspired in total transparency and full tube by the architect Dominique Perrault and his artistic director and associated designer Gaëlle Lauriot‐Prévost.
Wonderglass has celebrated Maison & Objet 2014 with a showcase featuring Flow[T] by Nao Tamura, Black Bat by Nendo and Masquerade by Jaime Hayon.
molo studio presented its soft collection at M&O in Paris. Based in Vancouver, Canada, molo is a design and production studio dedicated to an exploration of space making in combination with experiments in manufacturing, materials and structure.
Berlin based Designer Joa Herrenknecht is showing a series of her new lamp collection called KOGI at Lambrate Ventura, DMY BERLIN TRAILS 2013. The lamps are made out of a very light paper modules (Tyvek) and formed in reduced shapes, they seem to be hanging down from the ceiling like crystals.
Electric cords are often left aside lamps design and therefore rarely considered as part of their aesthetic. In the contrary, 2084’s cord is used as a structural element that allows the lamp to generate a modular lighting which adapts to various daily needs.
Hilden & Diaz new project is a chandelier that projects a 360° shadow of trees and roots onto the walls surrounding it.
The Light sculpture Forms in Nature was inspired ly Darwinist Ernst Haeckel’s drawings . Using a simple action, such as intensifying the brightness at the center of the artwork, the light transforms the space and adds character, as the work throws oversized shadows onto walls and ceilings in the space in which it hangs.