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Beyond Illumination

New materials and fab technology have elevated the light fixture from accessory to major player



MIXED PENDANTS by Hennepin Made for Room & Board; shown in (from left) Glow, Sky, Banded, Luster and Swift; available in multiple sizes, colors and configurations; from $199; Denver, roomandboard.com

 

SUPERLOON by Jasper Morrison for FLOS, a ring of LED sends light sideways into a disc of translucent material, dims from 0% to 100%, rotates 360 degrees, also available in chrome and white, $3,995; usa.flos.com

Technology is catching up to creativity in lighting design, and we’re seeing designers approach the industry without limitations.
– Jack Schreur, CEO, FLOS USA

AVICO SUSPENSION LAMP in white, by Charles Williams for FontanaArte, 63” diameter, also available in small (47” diameter), both sizes also available in silver and black, from $2,206; at lumens.com

 

SPOKES in white, by García Cumini for Foscarini, powder-coated steel spokes, available in large and small, also available in gold, from $1,874; at The Lighting Studio, Denver, thelightingstudio.com

 

CHOUCHIN 1 REVERSE PENDANT in white and orange, by Ionna Vautrin for Foscarini, inspired by Japanese paper lanterns, pendant length 78" or 200", also available in green and white, from $917; at The Lighting Studio, Denver, thelightingstudio.com

 

SMITHFIELD S in mud by Jasper Morrison for FLOS, 23" x 8.5", pendant length 98.5", also available in white or black, $995; usa.flos.com

 

BOCCI 21.7 by Omer Arbel for Bocci, inspired by barnacles on a rock surface, 7 pendants made of thin porcelain wrapped around borosilicate glass, also available in other configurations from 1 to 26 pendants, overall fixture is 13.7" diameter, suspension length 10'-100', from $2,275; at hivemodern.com

 

BIG BANG SUSPENSION LAMP in white, by Enrico Franzolini and Vicente Garcia Jimenez for Foscarini, made of intersecting metacrylate panels and lacquered supports, 37¾" wide, suspension length 78" or 200", also available in red and extra-large size; $1,210-$8,525; at The Lighting Studio, Denver, thelightingstudio.com

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