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.
Fusing woodturning craftsmanship with natural materials and modern LED technology the Lune Lamp is warm contemporary and individual. The base and shade are envisaged as parts of wooden spheres their form providing an aesthetic that is harmonious and tactile. Lune was designed by Norwegian designer Sverre Uhnger and is manufactured by the Danish family-owned company Brdr. Krüger.
What’s new in the realm of pendant lighting materials? Apparently plants! The Frida Pendant Light and Diego Pendant Light from CB2 bring a home thanks to the use of dyed and braided tropical palm. In fact these pieces are made by skilled artisans living in Southern Mexico.
For awhile now we at Decoist have been quite taken with the lighting of onefortythree. The Shaded Pendant Lamps below are a beautiful marriage of and cloth twisted cords. A variety of color variations are available as is a plug-in option: