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Break by Xuclà & Alemany for Vibia

Durable outdoor Architectural lights in concrete with the light source emerging from a gap in the form.

Break, by Xuclà & Alemany, for Vibia

Smithfield Pendant by Jasper Morrison for Flos

Pendant light in powder coated steel with a plastic diffuser.

Smithfield, by Jasper Morrison for Flos

Coral Lamps by Pallucco

“From simplicity to complexity”. A lamp series made from modular injection moulded polycarbonate parts reminiscent of sea coral branches.

Coral Suspension Light, Table Lamp, Floor Lamp, by Lagranja Design, for Pallucco

Rock Pendant by Diesel Creative Team for Foscarini

Fashion brand Diesel have collaborated with lighting brand Foscarini and furniture brand Moroso to create the Diesel Home Collection of furniture and lighting.

Rock, by Diesel Creative Team, for Foscarini via: dezeen

Cage Lamps by Diesel Creative Team for Foscarini

Fashion brand Diesel have collaborated with lighting brand Foscarini and furniture brand Moroso to create the Diesel Home Collection of furniture and lighting.

Cage, by Diesel Creative Team, for Foscarini via: dezeen

Plain Lighting by Jin Kuramoto

“We have expressed a visual phenomenon which produces a three-dimensional impression of given objects when combined with strong colors.
 This results in complementary colors and light emission causing it to resemble a state when the moon loses the three-dimensional impression of the sphere, and to shine similarly to a planar like mirror.”
- Jin Kuramoto

Exhibition: Complimentary Colors, by Jin Kuramoto, at L’Archivolto Libreria Galleria,
April 22-27 Milan, Italy.
Read more: dezeen

Lift Lamp by Fernando Prado for Lumini

Lift is a lamp with an operating system that allows the wooden dome to be moved up and down, sliding through its fixed inclined support bar in brushed stainless steel. It can be used at different heights for general lighting or directed for reading.

Lift, by Fernando Prado, for Lumini

New buds by Rodolfo Dordoni for Foscarini

A choice of new colours for the diffuser in blown glass with a shiny finish and design modifications that soften the shape, bringing the New Buds collection perfectly up to date with today’s trends in décor and maintaining one constant feature: Rodolfo Dordoni’s design trademark of classical elegance.

New buds, Updated from the original design 1993, by Rodolfo Dordoni, for Foscarini

Corallo by Studio Lagranja for Pallucco

The Corallo family of lighting will be launched at Euroluce during Il Salone in Milan next month. The fluorescent light is available as either a floor lamp or a pendant and is composed of many injection-molded modular elements to create the effect of sea coral. Coloured modules can be inserted for contrast. According to Studio Lagranja, “We wanted to project a lamp that was articulated and rich at the same time, starting from a simple module that repeating itself grows just like natural structures, from simplicity to complexity.”

Corallo, by Studio Lagranja, for Pallucco
via: Mocoloco

Mayuhana Table Lamp by Toyo Ito

A Toyo Ito lamp is up for auction at Wright. Made from fiberglass and aluminum in 2007

Mayuhana Table Lamp, Estimate: $1,500–2,000, by Toyo Ito, at Wright

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