Tag Archives: pendant lights

Asian inspired, the Luchsia pendant from Sweden!

Swedish born, Stockholm-based designer Johan Carpner (b. 1971) has designed this lovely, delicate and elegant pendant called the Luchsia.  The pleated outer screen with its ball fringe trim is reminiscent of Asian parasols and it could quite literally fit into … Continue reading

shopping for pendant lights at bernd goeckler in manhattan

Bernd Goeckler Antiques is really one of the top stops for anybody shopping for blue-chip 20th and 21st century design in New York.  And while he has a number of smoking hot pieces on offer, what I find utterly delectable … Continue reading

like moths attracted to light, these ingo maurer’s pendants are causing a stir

These two large light bulbs with butterflies and dragonflies aflutter were launched by the incomparable German lighting designer Ingo Maurer (b. 1932) and his very talented team in 2011.  They come in 2 sizes.  The larger, is about 30 cm … Continue reading

inspired by nature and man-made by moooi

Last night I had dinner at a friend’s home in Brooklyn.  Over the table, there were 2 Heracleum pendants designed by Bertjan Pot and Marcel Wanders for Moooi.  I had seen these in magazines, but never “live” and I found … Continue reading

an ode to midcentury california design: the woods lamp from spain

Looking like something right out of the 1970s Brady Bunch house in California, the Woods lamp is a “green” creation by Spanish designer Héctor Serrano for decorative lamp studio-lab Arturo Alvarez. His lighting is inspired by MidCentury California Design. This … Continue reading

modern art and architecture in the lighting glasswork of brooklyn artist thaddeus wolfe

Just when you think you’ve seen it all … voila … something interesting appears.  And this is exactly what happened one September afternoon when I was walking around SoHo Manhattan and went into my favorite (and very chic) hardware store … Continue reading

the right light: all fixtures are not created equal

When I heard of a Brooklyn design studio making contemporary light pendants inspired by the energy forces of the cosmos and tension/compression structures (like that of the Brooklyn Bridge), I was intrigued. The concept seemed a little “airy-fairy”, but interesting … Continue reading