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Boy’s Lamp by Nika Zupanc

Swedish company, House of Light has launched a new lighting collection by Slovenian designer Nika Zupanc.

Boy’s Lamp by Nika Zupanc : Vertigo Bird for House of Light
via: designboom

Max Sauze Cassiope Hanging Light

The bent aluminium strip reflectors bring out a dramatic mixture of light and patterns on the wall and floor; it also works when the light is turned off.

Cassiope Hanging Light, ca. 1970, by Max Sauze, at City Furniture

Lampscapes by Frederik Roijé

Described as familiar shades melted into one, thus creating a lampscape, Frederik Roijé’s lighting concept is a fresh approach in illumination.

Lampscapes, by Frederik Roijé, Studio Frederik Roijé

Airflite by KINZO for idee.design.licht

Airflite KINZO pays tribute to Ken Adams set design of “Dr. Strangelove“. With its giant diameter of 2.20 metres the parallels between Airflite and the typical lighting of the legendary War Room in Stanley Kubrick’s satire become obvious.
Inside the four circle segments, cleverly arranged dimmable fluorescent tubes create an intelligent light distribution – 70% of light shine upwards to be reflected by the ceiling, 30% shine downwards.

Airflite, by KINZO, for idee.design.licht

Paso Doble by Sabine Leuthold for Fambuena

Offset table lamp by Sabine Leuthold made from two fabric shades, available in white, gray and gold with a black chrome base and opal blown glass diffuser.

Paso Doble, by Sabine Leuthold for Fambuena

1970s Limited Edition Gigi Caprioli Lamp

Made in Italy, this Gigi Caprioli lamp is polished and looks like a split open orb, creating dynamic light and shadow plays on nearby surfaces. Very sculptural and planetary. The lamp has a label with signature and edition number (56/100)

Table or Floor Lamp, ca. 1970s, Limited Edition of 100,  
€ 6500, by Gigi Caprioli, at City Furniture

Belux Scope Task Lamp by Hannes Wettstein

Hannes Wettstein has designed a family of lights called Scope which perfects the principle of balance. With “easy move”, Belux developed and patented a new type of completely invisible balance mechanism. Where other work lights make the mechanism visible, in Scope this is accommodated invisibly in the interior of the upper and lower arm: “I wanted to impart something magical in form to the magic operating mode”, explains Wettstein.
Scope has proved to have gentle adjustability but still remains stable in any position. The ingenious balance and high agility of the lights challenge you to plumb the large working radius – deep and long tables can also be optimally illuminated.

Scope, by Hannes Wettstein, for Belux

1970s Floor Lamp by Jacques Mizrahi

This Jacques Mizrahi Floor lamp caught our eye: part sculpture, part lamp, all modern.

Floor Lamp, $6,800, by Jacques Mizrahi, for Atelier, Available at Wright

Foscarini Tropico Ellipse Pendant Lamp by Giulio Iacchetti

Tropico is a collection of lamps in various shapes and sizes which play with light and shadow. Composed of diamond-shaped individual modules, the decorative features recall a classic crystal chandelier, with its polished glass elements.
The diamond-shaped individual modules are available in either a crystalline “ice” version, with the clarity and light transmission, or in an opaque, off version, which gives a warm, aged and exotic-looking effect. Tropico allows for a choice between a cool violet or warm orange to create completely different moods.

Tropico Ellipse, by Giulio Iacchetti, for Foscarini

Wästberg CKR w08t2 Tablelamp by Claesson Koivisto Rune

A table lamp with three joints, adjustable head with handle and rotation mechanism in the base. Dimmable warm white LEDs with glare protecting optical lenses and diffuser. Floor and wall mounted lamp also available.

CKR w08t2 Table Lamp, by Mârten Claesson, Eero Koivisto, Ola Rune, for Wästberg
Available here: Claesson Koivisto Rune w08t2 Table Lamp

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