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Bague

Inspired by the shape of a ring, the Bague table lamp, is made from a perforated metal net covered with a silicon resin and a satin screen diffuser, It is simple, yet sophisticated and is part of the permanent collection at MoMA, New York.

Bague, by Patricia Urquiola & Eliana Gerotto, for Foscarini

Ethereal Light—Aeros Pendant by Ross Lovegrove

Aeros is designed as a circle, created as one, big, organically formed reflector with the light source placed at the top. The fixture is made from anodised aluminium, cast in two parts, with the joint serving to underpin the design. The reflector is designed with a perforated pattern at the rounded side while the upper and lower sides are unperforated. Light is emitted horizontally through the perforations and directly downward. Discreet light is also emitted upward. The dense, perforated pattern yields a three-dimensional effect giving the fixture an air of weightlessness.

Aeros, by Ross Lovegrove, for Louis Poulsen

Spun Fibre Lamp by Toyo Ito

The light reminiscent of a traditional Japanese portable paper lantern Bon-bori is enhanced by the light coming through the double and triple layers.

Mayuhana, by Toyo Ito, for Yamagiwa

Vintage 1972 Mezzopileo Table lamp by Artemide

Mezzopileo, € 1500, by Gae Aulenti, 1972 for Artemide at City Furniture

Stemlite Table Lamps, by Design Line

From the 1960′s these American lamps are made from aluminium and glass.

Stemlite table lamps, by Design Line, $480, Sold at auction at Wright

Vintage Joe Colombo KD 27 Table lamp

KD 27 Table lamp, (sold), by Joe Colombo, for Kartell at City Furniture

Fortuny Ornaments – A Classic Update from Pallucco

To celebrate the centenary, Pallucco modified Fortuny to enhance its very clean and pure lines. A discretely elegant but utterly modern use of white, it underlines its inherent design. Versions include fabric with a silver print.

Fortuny Ornaments, by Mariano Fortuny y Madrazo, for Pallucco

La La Lamp

La La Lamp, by Helen Konturis for Kundalini

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