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.
Copenhagen Pendant is the second collaboration, after the Fly Lounge Series, between &tradition and Space Copenhagen to create a new elegant pendant light.
Arik Levy’s Wireflow is lighting that plays with viewer perspective, materializing as a two dimensional line drawing suspended in mid-air. The visual character of a line is so simple and gives a very geometrical aspect to the pendant lights.
The Lumio portable lamp started as a kickstarter project by Max Gunawan. Lumio is a laser-cut, accordion-folding, book-shaped lamp that packs a versatile range of functions into a compact, battery-powered housing — and it owes its creation to a surprising source of inspiration.
Starry Light is a collection of constellation lamps born out of the collaboration of graphic designer, Anna Farkas and interior designer Miklós Batisz. The LED pendant lamp was originally designed as an art-piece by Farkas, but after almost a year in development, the company have finally been able to sell them.
Mainly a sculptor, Bernard Schottlander designed a series of steel lamps called Mantis in 1951. The lamps are reissued by French company DCW éditions ( also behind the reissue of the famous Lampe Gras), and are presented at the Salon Maison & Objet this month. Influenced by the mid-century abstract sculptures of Alexander Calder and Henry Moore, German-born and UK-based Schottlander created this subtle series of lamps in the style of Serge Mouille and Gino Sarfatti.
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.