It is easy to get caught up in the dazzle and the oomph of pendants and forget that floor lamps are an equally essential part of the perfect home jigsaw. The tripod floor lamp has been making a huge comeback in the last few seasons and coupled with the idea of oversized lighting fixtures you have the perfect solution for that dark and lonely corner in the living room or bedroom.
For many design studios conceiving and creating new lighting designs is a part of their daily bread and butter. With advances in technology and material application continue to thrive. The following lights are recent examples of innovative lighting ideas.
Then again . A vibrant selection can make a statement as striking as a crystal chandelier! This Color Pendant Lamp from onefortythree is available in a range of colors:
BIG the multidisciplinary architecture and design consortium founded by Bjarke Ingels presented its Alphabet lamp for Italian lighting giant Artemide at Salone del Mobile 2016. Designed as a modular system of straight and curved components of light Alphabet is an effective solution to the need for well-designed signage and wayfinding in architecture and related disciplines. A veritable “Alphabet of Light” BIG has designed a new font that translates into luminescent words and signs.
And even if your home does not really lie in the tropical belt it looks equally impressive and you can also move the lanterns around easily to create different configurations.
Anglepoise®️ joined forces with contemporary British clothing designer Margaret Howell to add several alluring colours to the Type 75™ range. A perennial champion of the brand Howell admires the Anglepoise®️ penchant for simplicity functionality authenticity and timelessness qualities that are intrinsic to her own designs.
Herbert Terry and Sons was a family company established in 1855 whose innovative springs with a “constant tension” quality would spur engineer George Carwardine (1887 – 1947) into creating a jointed task lamp.
In 2005 Anglepoise®️ was approached by the Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre to produce a giant version of the Original 1227™ lamp (the Original 1227™ was used by Dahl in his writing hut). A truly creative and ambitious statement piece the Original 1227™ Giant floor lamp garnered much attention and is now in volume production.
Carwardine was enthralled by spring and lever-based mechanisms and in 1932 presented his striking 4-spring lamp invention. Owing to its patented constant spring mechanism this novel light combined freedom of movement with perfect balance.
In 2014 Anglepoise®️ collaborated with British fashion designer Paul Smith to produce a clever rendering of Kenneth Grange’s Type 75™ in the fashionista’s distinctive colour handprint.
Joe Colombo (1930-1971) was an Italian industrial designer who believed design should be democratic and functional flexible and always of benefit to the user. Karakter a newly established Danish lifestyle brand searches for unusual designs new and old that are imbued with “character”.
We begin with lighting that you can suspend from the ceiling. This standout piece is perfect for a corner where . Say hello to the Milk Bottle 12 Lamp by Tejo Remy for Droog. Don’t hesitate to as shown in the next featured space.
A living room is a place of socializing relaxing spending time with your family laughing and simply as the name suggests living. If you want to make your living room feel exhilarating and alive don’t hold back on the neon lights – especially if they come in a form of a witty or personal sign displaying words of wit and wisdom!