Tag Archives: lighting

refined French luxury in the decorative lamps of Christophe Côme

There is just something exquisite about French luxury design.  Regardless of where you see it, you just know it’s French.  Take for instance the sculptural, luxurious and unique table lamps – the loukoum lights – from Paris-based designer Christophe Côme. I … Continue reading

hello beautiful! ~ old-school craftsmanship meets contemporary design

I was recently on a business trip to Dallas and was reviewing a past issue of INTERIORS Magazine, when I ran across a lovely lamp I just had to bring to your attention. Unique amongst other floor lamps and slightly … Continue reading

the practical art behind alessi’s table lamps

From juicers to teapots, one can hardly say that Alessi’s products are boring or run-of-the-mill.  However mundane, Alessi has made it an integral part of their business to “design” and manufacture products that are aesthetical pleasing as well as very … Continue reading

apparatus studio, new york, looks to the clouds for contemporary modern lighting

The clever image above is a photo of the Cloud lighting pendant (as seen from below) designed by supercool Gabriel Hendifar and Jeremy Anderson for Apparatus, their Chelsea, New York design studio. At a glance, it looks like a bunch … Continue reading

a modern take on midcentury lighting

One of the most beautifully designed floor lamps I’ve seen recently, is this one made by the Laguna Beach, California Cerno Group in collaboration with New York luxury designer Frank Carfaro of Desiron. It’s inspiration is midcentury … think the … Continue reading

lighting with a modern midcentury glam: the kiss by stephen johnson

If you’ve wanted a sexy 1960’s Aston Martin, this is your chance.  Well … almost. For about US$300 you can drop some coin on this stellar light that reminds me of the headlights of the Aston Martin.  Not quite the … Continue reading

token lamp pendants steal the show

It’s not everyday you find modern studio products designed, developed and made by designers engaging both sides of their brain – the artistic and the rational.  And perhaps this is why the duo behind Token, a Brooklyn-based design studio, have … Continue reading