Few designers combine whimsy with functionality as well as Jaime Hayon. Unveiled at this year’s Salone del Mobile 2017 are his new collection of updated pendant lights inspired by deep sea diver’s helmets for Bosa. Read more
London-based designer Beth Lewis-Williams combines the romance of 19th century diffused lit porcelain lithophanes with today’s 3D printing techniques, contemporary urban scenery and the latest in LED lighting. Read more
Bodo Sperlein’s work for Lladro and Nymphenberg caught my eye years ago and since then, I’ve been a fan of his elegant pieces and home decor. His Red Berry and Dibbern Black Forest Dinnerware have long been atop my wishlist. Here’s yet another unique collection by Sperlein that preserves an endangered skill and turns it into contemporary pieces for the home. Read more
Angelica is a modern chandelier designed by Nucleo, a design group based in Italy. The design concept – a chandelier in eighteenth century style revisited in modern key – was to eliminate any super-structures, thus making light the only protagonist.
Angelica outlines its presence in space by evoking the past with soft lines that subtly recall the style of the eighteenth century. The chandelier lights up with an intensely soft light, creating an effect that is poetically suggestive and sophisticated.
Available in white, aquamarine blue, orchid lilac, mint green.
Diffuser: fluorescent neon (white glass tubes charged with argon)
Light source: total 125W (cold cathode)
Size: 120 x 100 cm
Manufacturer: ALT Lucialternative
The AMPLIFY chandelier’s aim is to put the Swarovski crystal effect into the hands of more people through the simple construction, easily accessible light source and sustainable materials. Read more