Sputnik

 

Overview

Julie Lansom makes lamps with her hands. Long-time photographer and handcrafted decoration designer since 2013, Julie is a versatile artist, who swings between her camera and her design studio. Based in Paris, Julie keeps an immoderate love for nature, which can be found in her aesthetics. The importance 

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Less CPP N2: Porcelain vs Lava Lights

 

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Porcelain vs Lava is a series of wall lights and chandeliers with LED lighting, controlled by stroking the lava in their centres. The lava acts like a dimmer switch, altering an electrostatic field created by a sensor that prompts a microcontroller to turn the light on and off. The designers, great 

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Aballs

 

Overview

The brief Jaime Hayon was requested to follow for the design of Aballs was to create a straightforward lamp which imbued the spirit of the client, Parachilna: rich materials, traditional skills blended with artisanal craftsmanship and impeccable finishes.  In terms of the visuals of the design, Hayon 

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Metafisica

 

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Metafisica, the new table lamp forged by the Diesel-Foscarini partnership, softly diffuses light through blown glass, a form which is seemingly suspended from the delicate metal cage.  The design team's intention was to create a mysterious and charismatic form, which would assume body and life even 

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BIDA Lamp

 

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Graduating from the HDK Wood Design School in Gothenburg, Sweden in June 2014, Love Hultén combines a small-scale-local-culture love with beautiful craftsmanship of the highest standard. As an innovator, Hultén fuses advanced technology with traditional artisan knowledge, creating a unique 

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Basket Lamp

 

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Designed and produced in collaboration with Kanaami-Tsuji, the Kyoto-based wire netting craftsmen, the Basket Lamp has been crafted using wire netting originally intended for cooking utensils. The same artisan-crafted wire, usually formed into implements for lifting blocks of tofu from boiling water for 

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Tuareg

 

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Tuareg boasts a decidedly sculptural presence, standing out in space with a strong totem-like appeal. The new project by Ferruccio Laviani for Foscarini, consists of simple, elegant tubular elements which create a structure with a personality resembling an artistic installation. References to the world of 

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Woodspot

 

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Alessandro Zambelli has conceived Woodspot for Mantua-based furnisher Seletti. Zambelli's new table lamp is assembled and varnished entirely by hand. Joined to the moulded support are a base and a light diffuser, both in pine with a natural finish. The diffuser itself is available in ivory white, flesh 

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Anglepoise® + Paul Smith

 

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Anglepoise presented Anglepoise® + Paul Smith at Clerkenwell Design Week this year, a stunning new interpretation of the classic Anglepoise Type75TM table lamp. This Special Edition lamp combines the unmistakeable form and function of an Anglepoise with the unique handprint of Britain's 

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Kuu Lamp for One Nordic

 

Overview

Kerstin Sylwan & Jenny Stefansdotter of Design Stories, use design as a tool for visualizing and enabling change. Their emphasis is on social and environmental issues. They work with the design method’s ability to make use of everything from tech to trash. The variation in materials inspires 

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Pylon

 

Overview

Industrial and contemporary chic is what defines the latest from Diesel Living with Foscarini. Pylon was designed by the Diesel Creative Team and brought to fruition by Foscarini's know how. Its name comes from the electricity pylons which inspired its solid structure and iron architecture. But it is its 

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Original1227™ Brass Collection

 

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Iconic British brand, Anglepoise®, the makers of the iconic Original1227™ lamp, will launch at Light + Building in Frankfurt an authentic new Original1227™ Brass Collection. Heritage inspired colours, twisted, woven cable and traditional brass details create a smart, new identity for this 

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w102 Lamp

 

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The Chipperfield w102 Lamp references an archetypal personal desk lamp for home or office use, and seeks to offer a fresh interpretation of the familiar on a domestic scale. The lamp is predominantly made from brass - a material commonly associated with lights, though not so widely used in contemporary 

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B30° / B35° Lamps

 

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Studio-ory members Jin Sik Kim and Yu Hun Kim's collaboration project ‘B30° / B35°' begins with a curiosity about essential characteristics of materials. "Our design direction is to ultimately reveal the essence of material: the gravity, mass and balance." When these elements are harmonised 

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Water Dream

 

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In response to a request to create a product that combines the features of a lamp and a shower for the world's top shower fixture producer Hansgrohe's luxury brand, Axor, Nendo decided to do something different. Instead of adding a light to a shower head, which one might expect, they added shower 

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Mona

 

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Lucie Koldova has just unveiled Mona, a new system for the light manufacturer Brokis where she is artistic director. Available in a ceiling or floor lamp version, Mona resumes the well-rooted codes of the young Czech designer: tinted glass shrouds the light with sensuous and functional 

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The New Old Light Table

 

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Based in Taiwan, KIMU Design Studio create products that integrate into environments in natural and simple ways, believing that design exists in close proximity with humanity. They have recently added The New Old Light Table to their collection, a follow on from their New Old Light piece. The idea of the 

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Semi-Wrinkle Washi Lamps

 

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Design studio Nendo have collaborated with Taniguchi Aoya Washi, a traditional Japanese paper company located in Tottori Prefecture in western Japan, to create their Semi-Wrinkle Washi Lamps. Aoya Washi is the country’s only domestic producer of three-dimensional washi. This is made by passing fine 

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