Written by Kris on July 6, 2011. Permalink
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Written by Kris on July 6, 2011. Permalink
Written by Katie on June 28, 2011. Permalink
Update: A+R Store now carries the Plumen ($30), fyi.
I saw these lightbulbs in person yesterday at the Temporium, and found them quite impressive. If you’re not familiar with the Plumen, you’ll be glad to know that the Plumen bulb uses 80% less energy and lasts 8x longer than incandescent bulbs. Plus, it looks nice and doesn’t need covering up.
You U.S. folks might be a little frustrated though, as they’re not yet available in the states, but U.K. and European residents can purchase them directly through Plumen’s website for £19.95/€29.95.
Purchase Information:Price: $30.00
Written by Katie on June 27, 2011. Permalink
Just so you have fair warning, this lamp won’t ship until August. It might be worth the wait, though, considering its modern bent design (powder coated steel) and lower price point. I can’t decide whether the white with the red cord wins out over the all black option; I suppose it depends on where you plan on placing it.
Available in black with a black cord or white with a red cord.
Purchase Information:Price: $199.00
Written by Katie on June 22, 2011. Permalink
Take a look at the pricing on these wine bottle pendants, not bad for a pop of color, eh? I bet they’d look lovely in a clustered together above a small dining table. (Also, the product description doesn’t state whether the bottles come from a recycling facility, so I’m guessing they don’t.)
Custom crafted in the Meyda Hot Shop in the USA.
Available in various colors, the glass can have either a frosted or transparent finish.
Purchase Information:Price: $151.19
Written by Katie on June 16, 2011. Permalink
An incredibly affordable-yet-stylish floor lamp is not something you come across everyday, yet here we are, checking out this lamp by A/R Studio at CB2 for $149. That’s right, it’s on sale from $200, and if you need extra lighting, it’s definitely worth considering. Composed of a solid white oak frame, cocoa linen shade and red cloth cord, which adjusts to raise or lower the shade.
Foot dimmer switch.
Purchase Information:Price: $149.00
Written by Kris on June 7, 2011. Permalink
This diminutive (6.3″ high, 7.1″ circumference) matte black pendant lighting would be perfect for above the dining room or even above a kitchen island in multiples.
Purchase Information:Price: $369.00
Written by Katie on May 26, 2011. Permalink
If you’re craving the glow of a camp lantern, here’s just the thing. If you keep the wattage low, it might make a great nightlight in a hallway or kid’s room (or your own, if you need a little reassurance in the dark).
Written by Katie on May 25, 2011. Permalink
Oooo! This new Floral Pendant by David Trubridge has several choices of interior paint colors, all of which add a subtle color wash that contrasts nicely to the outside natural bamboo finish. This light ships flat (minimizing packaging) and looks easy enough to assemble (see video below). Available in three sizes, 23.5″ dia., 31.5″ dia., or 39.5″ dia.
Purchase Information:Price: $449.00
Written by Katie on May 18, 2011. Permalink
This little Lego-ish light features four LEDs that “achieve top performance”, but what I like most is that the head flips back and forth to provide either localized bedside lighting or an overall accent light.
Available in several vibrant colors.
Purchase Information:Price: $195.00
Written by Katie on May 10, 2011. Permalink
Usually cords are unappealing and annoying necessities, but in the case of the Lloop Basic by
Vij5, the cord is a functional decoration. Two wooden pieces allow you to extend or shorten loops of the electrical cable to get the height (and look) you want.
Aluminium lampshade, two wooden pieces, transparent plastic pull relief and 6 meters of textile electricity cable
Purchase Information:Price: $495.00
Written by Katie on May 6, 2011. Permalink
Heavy metal lighting: hmm, what do we think? Made from recycled wine barrel hoops, this chandelier has a handmade feel with just enough edge to keep it from looking too hokey. I agree with the designers in that it would look just at home in a rustic room as a modern setting; it could possibly be one of those pieces that make a room look perfectly ‘unperfect’ (i.e. lived in/eclectic).
Purchase Information:Price: $870.00
Written by Katie on May 2, 2011. Permalink
Smart! Stack them in a tower or stick ‘em in a bookcase, these birch plywood lamps are minimal and very functional. Total edition size is 20, so if you don’t snap a few up soon, you might have to get your toolbox out for a DIY version.
Purchase Information:Price: $185.00 and up
Written by Kris on April 21, 2011. Permalink
The Spica Light comes ready to plug in or with a canopy set for hardwiring.
Spica is the brightest star in the constellation Virgo and is the namesake for this light. Made from 3/8″ steel rod, Spica is available in black, white, and mirror gold (not shown).
Purchase Information:Price: $445-$800.00
Written by Katie on April 5, 2011. Permalink
Whoa, not a bad price for a crazy-angular-modern pendant light. It’s a powder-coated metal shade, so no worries about robustness. Also, there’s a slightly rounder version (Olympus, shown below) if that would suit you better.
Available in Black or White powder-coated finish.
Purchase Information:Price: $315.00
Written by Katie on March 30, 2011. Permalink
Frangipani, indeed. Do you know what a Frangipani is? It’s a flower that most of us would recognize as the Hawaiin Lei flower. The lovely textured pattern of this light shade is created from hundreds of overlapping elements of polypropylene plastic (which, as some of you might know, is completely recyclable).
Purchase Information:Price: $120.00 - 340.00
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