Lighting

The Candlestrip Candles by Design Glut

I’ve meant to post these for the longest time. Candles shaped like the ends of power cords with power strip bases… clever sort of idea, no?

Candles shaped like power cords plug into these power strip bases, creating a completely unique centerpiece for your table. Sold as a set of 4 candles. Candles and bases are sold separately.

Dimensions: 11″ Tall

4 Candlestrip Candles (white, black, or orange), $20.00, Buy it here.
Candlestrip Base (white, black, or orange), $40.00, Buy it here.

Purchase Information:

Price: $40.00
Availability: Buy The Candlestrip Candles by Design Glut here

Cosy Table Lamp

This isn’t new to the marketplace, but after seeing it in person recently, I was struck by its simple beauty. The pared down elegance and size would make it perfect at the side of a reading chair.

Mouth-blown glass; clear cord.
Offers dimmable, ambient light.
H 12.5″ Diameter 9.5″ Cord L 91″

Purchase Information:

Price: $399.00
Availability: Buy Cosy Table Lamp here

Moooi Clusterlamp by Joel Degermark, 2004

Lately I’ve been thinking of adding a modern pendant lamp in my kitchen with an old medallion for a nice little juxtaposition between old and new. I did it before in my old house and I think it created a nice effect. I just love this Moooi Cluster Lamp and think it would be a perfect modern light fixture. Moooi is one of my favorite design houses right now: they have such a tongue-in-cheek view of design with a perfect sense of proportion and flawless execution.

Dimensions 6.3″W X 6.3″H; includes 118″ of wire. Uses 3 X 60W max E26 (medium base) and 2 X 40W max E12 (candelabra base) incandescent lamps (bulbs are not included).

Ceiling Medallion:

Buy Ceiling Medallion here, $65.79

Purchase Information:

Price: $278.00
Availability: Buy Moooi Clusterlamp by Joel Degermark, 2004 here

Flat Lamp

Flat pack items are wonderful things. Less packaging is a good thing, of course, but there’s also the element of being involved (however briefly) in the creation of the object.

The lamp arrives at your house flat, with the few components ready to be assembled by your skilled hands. Within minutes, your world is illuminated not in 2D, but in wonderful, round, living 3D. You have the option of choosing what kind of light to see your world in – Light Veneer, Dark Veneer, White or Red.

Material – Stainless Steel, Veneer Polypropylene
Size – 7.9″ x 11.8″ x 7.9″

Purchase Information:

Price: $72.00
Availability: Buy Flat Lamp here

Skull Candle

In the spirit of things slightly scary (or very scary?), this skull candle sure doesn’t mess around.

Comes in a custom gift box tied with a black silk ribbon.

Designer:Douglas Little

Purchase Information:

Price: $85.00
Available from: DL & Company

Candle Spill

Dare I use the word ‘cute’ to describe this candlelight?

Enjoy the style and rich light of big candles without the mess! The Small Candle Spill from Tsu R is a high-quality ceramic tube with authentic candle drips running down the side. You simply place a tea light in the top to enjoy a lovely, warm natural candlelight. The Candle Spill is specially designed to offer an even distribution of quality light.

Small: H 12 cm, £12.95
Large: H 20 cm, £16.95

Purchase Information:

Price: £12.95
Availability: Buy Candle Spill here

Bleeding Tapers and Haunt Candlestick

If you’re gearing up for Halloween, you might consider adding these candlesticks to your decor. They bleed red as the wax melts away, giving your haunted home an extra ‘scary’ feel. What about bleeding pillar candles, you say? Are you never satisfied? Well, in the spirit of festivities, here you are.

Also shown, Haunt Candlestick, $26.00, Buy it here.

Purchase Information:

Price: $8.50
Availability: Buy Bleeding Tapers and Haunt Candlestick here

Happy Lamp by VaughShannon

Ah, yes, the forever issue of finding/reaching the switch for the table/floor lamp. This lamp solves that nicely with a convenient switch located at just the right height, no stretching or bending necessary. Plus, the jolt of color might be a great accent for an otherwise bland color scheme.

The Happy Lamp has been designed to offer a more convenient and ergonomic location for the lighting controls. The final design, which was led purely by function, takes on an anthropomorphic form, which in turn creates his charming personality.

Available direct from VaughShannon.
Price shown excluding delivery.

Purchase Information:

Price: €550.00
Availability: Buy Happy Lamp by VaughShannon here

Moooi Paper Floorlamp

Giant floor lamp! This lamp stands over six feet tall and over two feet wide and would really have a great impact in the right space.

The lamp has a wooden base with a layered paper finish.
Dimensions: 27.6″ D x 76.8″ H
Design by: Studio Job

Purchase Information:

Price: $2751.00
Availability: Buy Moooi Paper Floorlamp here

CLAMPLIGHT

How much you want to bet that this will be in your local mega-hardware store within the next two months? This is the superhero of flashlights. It clamps onto pretty much anything or it can stand on its own. The head swivels to put light right where you need it. Or, if need be, you can use it just like a regular flashlight. Plus, if you see the video/film demonstration, you’ll think it can fly too. Those poor other flashlights, they don’t stand a chance.


CLAMPLIGHT clamps virtually anywhere and stays out of the way versus stand lights like tripod mounted or snake like lights. Two axis swivel head directs light to any position. Shaped like a traditional flashlight for easy portability or to fit in a belt or pocket. Clamp converts to a stand light by pressing clamp and sliding lock feature. Non skid feet swivel down for stability.

Purchase Information:

Price: $29.99
Available from: Blackfire

Still Light by Nathalie Dewez

This is incredibly useful as well as lovely. The lamp slides to the desired position from the ‘T’ joint, enabling you to position the light above a table or seating area without messing too much with electrical wires.

”Electrical inlets rarely are just above the dining table…” This adjustable pendant lamp responds to this issue by combining functionality and poetry, rationalism and lightness. A lamp you can position in space like a graphic mobile. A thin line seems to float in the air; a puff of wind would have it slightly moving. According to wish or need, the whole lamp slides very simply in the T part that holds it.

Available in two sizes: 240cm and 150cm. Height adjustable. Sets of one or three lamps, sold in convenient cardboard tube package.

Use: Indoor
Materials: Stainless Steel
Finishes: Lacquered

Materials: Stainless Steel, Finishes: Lacquered

Purchase Information:

Price: €365.00
Availability: Buy Still Light by Nathalie Dewez here

Chester Light (Pendant and Floor)

Holy. Someone needs to make this in porcelain so the price can be a bit more approachable, but man, for those of us that like the traditional button tufting found in the ubiquitous Chesterfield sofas, it’s a lovely sight to behold. (Dare I say this light is even ‘cute’?)

Chester designed by Bert furthermore Dennis for Belgian Dark is available as pendant and floor lamp, and refers to the famous Chesterfield furniture.
Designed for modern environments such as bars or lounges or why not at home next to chesterfield sofa.
The very outer casing of the lamp is made of leather and is available in black or white model.

Width : 15.75 inches,
Height : 16.54 inches

€800 (~$1,178.00), Buy it here.

Purchase Information:

Price: &euro800
Availability: Buy Chester Light (Pendant and Floor) here

Cord Lamp by Design House Stockholm (personal review)

Yes, this has been posted before, but I recently bought one for myself, so I had to share a pic of it in my home (shown right, and a couple of extra pics here). I’m quite pleased with the useful dimmer switch, and of course there’s no worries as to the messy cord situation. It has my two thumbs up along with a personal stamp of approval.

From a snake nest of winding cords, this lamp shoots straight up and stands tall on its own. Surprising the eye by challenging the unexpected, the Cord Light is simple, yet characteristic. The cord, one of the most disturbing decorating details has been made useful. The piece is made out of a standard bulb, textile cord and steel tube.

Textile cord, H 130 cm (51.2″) Bulb included (GLOBE opal 40 W.)

$169.00, Buy it here.

Purchase Information:

Price: $169.00
Availability: Buy Cord Lamp by Design House Stockholm (personal review) here

Jonathan Adler Shelter Island Floor Lamp

Take a look at this Praying Mantis inspired floor lamp by Jonathan Adler. I like the rattan on the white metal frame, especially with the slightly strange angled base.

20″ long x 27″ wide x 60″ high

$350.00, Buy it here.

Purchase Information:

Price: $350.00
Availability: Buy Jonathan Adler Shelter Island Floor Lamp here

Little Crush Table lamp

Coated in matte black rubber, a crushed soda bottle is transformed into a sculptural lamp base. (I’m sure the touch of gold on the inside of the lamp upgrades the look a bit too…if the shade was white it wouldn’t look as luxe.)

Each Little Crush table lamp is made using a reclaimed PET bottle and coated in matt black rubber.
Designer: Brendan Young
Dimensions: 30 W x 30 D x 50 H cm approx.

£158.00, Buy it here.

Purchase Information:

Price: £158.00
Availability: Buy Little Crush Table lamp here