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Hono Light

Check this out: what functions essentially as a candle is actually an LED. That in itself is nothing particularly new, but this flickering light has a magnetic “match” which turns it on or off.

The Hono Light (2005) combines the warm ambient glow of a candle with advancements in LED technology to create an “object that fascinates us in a moment.” This is Chiaki Murata’s goal for everything in his product line, Metaphys. When lit, Hono flickers like candlelight, with a “flame” produced by an algorithm-programmed LED. Turn it on or off by gently striking a magnetic “match” on the lamp’s surface. The light can also be blown out, like a candle, and will automatically turn back on after 10 seconds. Able to be safely affixed to a wall, Hono has some advantages over traditional wax. It comes with a charger, and one 15-hour charge will keep Hono illuminated for eight hours.

Designer: Chiaki Murata for Metaphys
ABS plastic; painted acrylic; LED
H 10.50″ Diameter .75″

Buy it here.

Purchase Information:

Price: $90.00
Availability: Buy Hono Light here

Slot Recessed Wall Light

Whoa, these lights are absolutely lovely. Perfect for any modern interior space, they can be recessed into walls or ceilings to provide the right amount of indirect lighting.

“Slot is characterized by its ease of mounting and maintenance thanks to its cover held in position by neodyium magnets.”

3749/1: 3.6″ X 3.7″ X 35.4″; uses 1 X 21W T5 or 1 X 39W T5HO
3749/2: UL Listed; 3.5″ X 3.7″ X 47.2″; uses 1 X 28W T5 or 1 X 54W T5HO
3749/3: 3.5″ X 3.7″ X 59″; uses 1 X 35W T5 or 1 X 80W T5HO
3749/4: UL Listed; 3.6″ X 3.7″ X 97.2″; uses 1 X 35W and 1 X 28W T5
linear fluorescent lamps (not included)

Design by David Chipperfield, 2005.
8 to 10 week lead time.
Reg.: $1,056.00, Sale: starts at $844.80, available at YLighting

Purchase Information:

Price: $1,056.00
Available from: Ylighting

Talak Lamp with Base

A slight sale on the stunning Talak Lamp collection…

-Body in injection molded thermoplastic incorporating miniature T2 fluorescent light source.
-Body rotates 360 degrees on the horizontal plane and can be adjusted in height by sliding it along its stem.
-Body in matte white powder coated finish.
-Stem in polished chrome steel.

Talak Table Lamp with Base
, Reg.: $598.50 Sale: $478.80, available at YLighting

also available:
Talak Wall Light, Reg.: $540.75 Sale: $432.60,
available at YLighting
Talak Clamp Lamp, Reg.: $572.25 Sale: $457.80, available at YLighting

Purchase Information:

Price: $598.50
Available from: YLighting

Heavy Guy #1

We’ve posted the Lightweight and ‘Heavy Guy’ Chandelier (which is also currently one of our banner images) by Mischa Vos, and surprisingly somehow missed this little wall light. It’s incredibly minimal (and affordable too).

“Subtle and sophisticated, the weight of a single, naked bulb is held suspended in air by a thin, steel rod. Simply adjust the length of the cord to create a beautifully curved line. A crisp, clean look in a captivating, contemporary form.”

Materials: Steel rod, Wire, 40W bulb

Cord length: 19.75″

Purchase Information:

Price: $59.00
Availability: Buy Heavy Guy #1 here

Moon In My Room

I’m willing to fight anyone that says this is just for a kid’s room.

-Detailed light-up moon hangs on wall and shines just like the real thing
– Select any of 12 different phase settings
– Includes audio CD tour and infrared remote control
– Requires two AAA batteries and three AA batteries (not included)

10″ diam.

Purchase Information:

Price: $39
Availability: Buy Moon In My Room here

Antler Table Lamp and Sconce by Jason Miller

I know these aren’t new, but when I saw them again yesterday the table lamp struck me as rather beautiful.

“Made completely out of ceramic, it creates that traditional rustic look but with a definite modern edge.”

Materials: Ceramic, 25 watt incandescent bulbs

Table Lamp: 8″W x 18″L x 6″H, $279.00
Sconce: 16″W x 8″L x 22″H, $319.00

Purchase Information:

Price: $279.00-$319.00
Availability: Buy Antler Table Lamp and Sconce by Jason Miller here

Model 265 Wall Lamp

An elegant solution to overhead lighting, this wall mounted lamp is counterbalanced so that you may fully adjust it to your needs.

“Paolo Rizzatto’s 1973 design offers the utility of a reading light and
space-saving functionality of a wall sconce in one elegant design.
Fully adjustable, Model 265 allows you to direct your flow of light
from counterbalanced steel stem, which attaches to the wall by a steel
bracket. Designed by Paolo Rizzatto for Flos®.”

5″w x 35″d x 81″h

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Purchase Information:

Price: $928.00
Availability: Buy Model 265 Wall Lamp here

Gus Design Group Vintage Swing Arm Lamp

I love how simple this lamp is. Hinge, arm, bulb and that’s it. No fuss.

The Vintage Swing Arm lamp is a simple light fixture that swings from a stainless steel wall mounted hinge. It can be operated from a footswitch and includes mounting hardware and a vintage inspired filament lightbulb.

50″W x 10″H

Purchase Information:

Price: $525.00
Availability: Buy Gus Design Group Vintage Swing Arm Lamp here

Filo Square Pendant and Sconce

This feather like paper pendant and sconce look like they would add a good amount of soft light. I think it would look stellar to do three pendants in row above a dining table.

“Filo paper and a brushed nickel shade. This wispy lighting piece is more like illuminated art and will give any room a new approach to lighting.”

16″h x 7″w pendant.
Includes 50 watt MR16 halogen bulb.

Purchase Information:

Price: $265.00
Availability: Buy Filo Square Pendant and Sconce here

Reveal Lamp by Adam Frank

Living in an vast expanse of concrete? Don’t have enough windows or trees? This lamp creates the effect of moving branches on a tree outside a window.

“As air currents pass through the projector, the branches of the projected tree appear to sway in a gentle, morning breeze. An ideal solution for small, urban spaces, and rooms that could use a “view”.”

Approx. 8″W x 6″L x 8″H

(This item’s link and price was updated 11/19/09.)

Purchase Information:

Price: $389.00
Availability: Buy Reveal Lamp by Adam Frank here

Dioscuri Ceiling/Wall Lamp by Michele de Lucchi

We have posted the regular Dioscuri Lamps before, but this is the ceiling/wall version, and I do have to say I’m quite taken with this as an option for above a bathroom mirror.

“this ceiling/wall mounted luminaire produces brilliant incandescent lighting. it is UL listed for wet locations and suitable for indoor and outdoor applications. a minimalist design features a simple globe and a totally hidden support structure. globe diffusers are comprised of etched white hand-blown glass, available in two distinct sizes 25(10″) and 35(14″). even though not normally visible the white mounting plate is made of durable and sleek polycarbonate. the lamp is designed for mounting to standard electrical junction boxes UL approved.”

dioscuri 25 9″h x 9.7″w, $192
dioscuri 35 13.3″h x 13.7″w, $232

Purchase Information:

Price: $192.00
Availability: Buy Dioscuri Ceiling/Wall Lamp by Michele de Lucchi here

Gold Pigeon light

Limited edition wall-mounting pigeon light. 21 x 10.5 x 23cm.

Other colors, £55.00
[link to retailer]

Purchase Information:

Price: $155.00
Availability: Buy Gold Pigeon light here

Gus Lightstick

We’ve posted this before (Gus Lightstick), but it’s 60% off (!) here…

“A single bulb sits within a stainless steel frame while the top has a hidden bracket to attach to the wall. Its genius is in its simplicity.”

Size: 80″h x 5.5″w x 5.5d”

Update: No longer available from original retailer at discounted price, fyi.

Purchase Information:

No longer available.

Ball String Lights

An affordable, textural lighting string for indoors or out…

“These Ball String Lights are a string of 20 lights that look like balls of yarn, creating the soft lighting that you need for any gathering. Put these up out on the deck or even indoors, the illuminations will indeed give your party decor an extra touch. Comes in solid and multi-color combinations (multi-color string lights are different shades of the specified color).”

Purple Multi, Red Multi, Tan Multi, and White Solid Available.

Total length is 9.75 feet.
3″ each

Purchase Information:

Price: $26.95
Availability: Buy Ball String Lights here

Silhouette Wall Light

The floor lamp version is especially interesting…

“In its ‘off’ position this is a white rectangle, seemingly blending into the wall. But pull on the cord, and the glow of a sconce is revealed.”

MDF board, fire resistant fabric, cord.

Wall Light
23.6″W x 13.75″H x 5″D

Purchase Information:

Price: $449.00
Availability: Buy Silhouette Wall Light here