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Dear Edi, a Nod to Thomas Edison

That’s a big bulb. The light source is a powerful three-watt LED in white, blue or red. Its optics has been deliberately incorporated into the structure. It serves as suspension or wall lamp. Its metal structure is made of chrome or matt black.

Dear Edi lamp, by David Abad, for Dab

Solar Powered Outdoor Lamp by Luceplan

Sky, by Alfredo Häberli, for Luceplan

Very Neutra Pendant Light for Kartell

Elegant, austere and minimalist: Neutra is a suspension lamp made of two shell-like elements that encase the structure. It is a generously sized circular lamp ideal for contract furnishing or decidedly large rooms, with a diameter of 90cm its something to fill that empty space.

Neutra, by Ferruccio Lavian, for Kartell

Vortexx by Zaha Hadid

Inspired by a concept devised by architect Zaha Hadid and Patrik Schumacher, Zumtobel created the VORTEXX light sculpture in collaboration with SAWAYA & MORONI.

Vortexx, by Zaha Hadid and Patrik Schumacher, for Lighteriors

Alhambra Lamps

Alhambra, by Ray Power, for LZF lamps

Dalú by Vico Magistretti

This is a re-edition of the luminaire from the sixties designed by Vico Magistretti. Dalú expresses the spirit of our times. It is available in various colours and finishes, though retaining its unmistakeable original design.

Dalú by Vico Magistretti, for Artemide

Cynhtia Pendant

Cynhtia, by Mario Marenco, for Artemide

Nicia Sospensione

Nicia sospensione, by Naoto Fukasawa, for Artemide
Monograph: Naoto Fukasawa

Atomium Light

Atomium, by Hopf & Wortmann for Kundalini

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