Birdy is a modernist table wall and floor lamp series that was designed in 1952 by Norwegian interiors architect Birger Dahl. The series was relaunched in 2013 by Northern Lighting an Oslo-based lighting company who ensured Birdy’s original shape and features were preserved.
Have you noticed that many of today’s top lamps and pendant lights feature a minimalist industrial presentation of one bulb (and little else)? For example this Lens Floor Lamp from West Elm is inspired by factory lighting. A glass shade and a steel base give this piece understated style power.
Industrial-style lighting is a good way to move away from the conventional and give your contemporary dining room that X-factor which has always been missing. Chic industrial pendants that combine contemporary finishes with industrial materials are a great compromise as they act as a bridge between the two contrasting styles.
One of today’s most popular pendant light trends is compact lighting. Plus if you’re looking for something a bit more grand you can buy multiples and hang them in groups! Below we see Prism Pendants from West Elm which showcase in metal and glass.
The Brass Dome Large Pendant from Dwell Studio is more compact that large yet it definitely makes a big statement. Plus its classic form and chic shine make it versatile–it’s the perfect way to dress up the space of your choice even a child’s room! A -plated interior adds a touch of unexpected contrast.
Strips of wood entwined to create mesmerizing pendant lights is a trend that seems to be catching on with designers across the globe and both Anfora and Leonardo fit the billing perfectly. Comes from the impressive lineup of suspension lights from LZF that also include other knotty beauties such as Link and Nut and it comes in three different exclusive versions.
In more recent times lauded British industrial product designer Kenneth Grange created the noteworthy Type75™ a venerable addition to the Anglepoise® collection that finds particular favor with architects.
They might be the less famous sibling of the Random Lights but the gorgeous are rapidly becoming a favorite among both homeowners and designers alike globally. Moving away from the ‘perfect sphere’ look these exquisite pendants designed by Bertjan Pot draw your attention with their inimitable form and intricate structure.
So many options all of them spectacular! Did any of today’s featured floor lamps catch your eye? Share your thoughts by leaving a comment below. When it comes to picking the right pendant light for your home the options are indeed endless.
One such style that is currently topping the trend charts and transforming contemporary homes across the world is industrial. The distinct elements of the industrial style bring along with them simplicity practicality and efficiency. And few epitomize this like .
A truly iconic British design the Anglepoise® Original1227™ task light was launched in 1935 and is widely regarded as the archetypal Anglepoise® light. The classic profile and somewhat jaunty shape of this characterful light graces desks the world over.
Speaking of pendant lights that add drama the sensational by Raimond Puts seems to bring the charm of a star-studded night indoors with absolute ease! The design of this perfect sphere with tiny LED lights is a mathematical masterstroke that transformed the world of lighting.
Manufactured by Wästberg the Studioilse w084t2 has a base made of sand-casted iron that is treated with burnt vegetable oil; its arms are made of beech and the shade is slightly transparent.
The Electrical Shop has a simple design philosophy that blends quality innovation and affordability. With its lacquered and hand-finished steel construction the Rough Diamond Cage light offers an unfussy geometric design. Standing upright or resting on its side the Rough Diamond will add a smart piece of industrial styling to a desk.
Most design aficionados will need little introduction to the likes of the Tom Dixon pendants or the enchanting Moooi Random Lights. Today we take a look at three other pendants that are quickly gaining an iconic image of their own!