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Cara Pendant by Andreas Ostwald

Metal pendant light made from printed circuit boards in white and silver, both sides equipped with LEDs

Cara, by Andreas Ostwald, for Anta

Spotlight on Faro by Hannes Wettstein

When you want to pump out a beam of bright light and make it even wider to illuminate bigger areas. The complete Faro range recreates and enlarges the dimensions of the spotlight.

Faro, by Hannes Wettstein, for Pallucco

Torch Light from Established & Sons

Made from a moulded textured plastic, the Torch Light comes in three versions: small cone, small rounded and the large cone. Sylvain Willenz’s work, is inspired by archetypal objects—in this case, the simple silhouette of a typical hand-held torch or car headlight.

Torch Light, by Sylvain Willenz, for Established & Sons

Kirchschlag—Mysterious Light from Atelier Areti

Within the frame of two recent architectural projects, the pendant range Kirchschlag was developed as a light that is both decorative and highly functional – a combination that is rare, with most lights falling into either one or the other cathegory. It was made in close relationship with highly skilled glass blowers and engravers as well as lighting professionals, to create a light that unites the beauty of expert workmanship and advances in new technology.

Kirchschlag by Atelier Areti

Crystal Bloom Architectural Lighting by Swarovski

A crystal with 170 facets, which hangs in simple beauty like a pendulum, gives off spectacular light effects due to refraction. Offered with LED and a choice of daylight-white at 6700K and neutralwhite at 3400K.

Crystal Bloom, from Swarovski

América Table light by Jaime Hayon

América, by Jaime Hayon, for Metalarte

Ikon — Angular Architectural Lighting

Ikon (we like the name) is a range of architectural lighting luminaires characterized by a sober and well-balanced design suitable for every type of situation. The rotation of the lighting module and by the many solutions available – suspended, wall-mounted, floor and projector make it a very flexible lighting solution.

Ikon, by Targetti

Flow Lamp by Rotaliana

Flow Lamp Series, Design by Dante Donegani & Giovanni Lauda for Rotaliana

Asian inspired Lanterns by the Bouroullec Brothers

Lantern has a sober but appealing shape. The compact, slightly bulbous lamp is somewhat reminiscent of a Chinese lantern. This association is underscored by its pleasantly warm, soft light.

Lantern, by Ronan Bouroullec, Erwan Bouroullec, for Belux

Tubic Aluminium Light from Anta

Tubic, by Hadi Teherani, for Anta

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