Not to mention they provide much-needed illumination. From retro-style pendant lamps to compact pieces that pack a lot of style into their petite forms check out the standout trends and selections below…
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.
Overhead lights which started as a necessity during the height of the Industrial Revolution in factories all over the globe soon found the status of intriguing design elements that brought textural and visual contrast to modern interiors.
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.
Designed in 1929 by Arne Jacobsen the Bellevue Table Lamp was reintroduced by Danish company &tradition. The Bellevue was Jacobsen’s first lighting design and with its swan-like neck and clean form takes inspiration from the Bauhaus era. The 45-degree cut shade (which made a later appearance on Jacobsen’s Bellevue petrol station near Copenhagen) diffuses the light with minimal glare.
Here’s one more listing from onefortythree… Say hello to the minimal yet eye-catching Color Pendant Lamps featuring powder-coated sockets in a variety of possibilities. It’s tempting to order a group of these beautifully designed pendants but something tells us one could stand on its own just fine!