While it lends both elegance and ergonomics it is paramount that the lamp be placed in an uncluttered space. The curved demeanor the large ‘arc’ and exclusive design demand interiors that are clad smartly and in a neat fashion. This automatically makes the Arco a wonderful and seamlessly fit with the modern minimalist trend.
A very original and beautiful lamp it has the surprising advantage of sound-softening quality and of covering –and hovering- over a large part of your dining room. A creation of Marcel Wanders for Flos this extravagant pendant lamp draws its inspiration from a thick spider web covering a torchere style chandelier.
The precious style of lighting house Catellani and Smith shines fully through this beautiful pendant lamp very suited for a dining table. The organic cowrie-inspired shaped is simplified and refined covered in gold or silver colored plating.
They also seem to rid you of the hassle of finding lampshades that match the exact color and shade of your existing accent tone. A bedroom with white and yellow or a living room in grey and green no place is too alien for the black lampshade!
The shiny metallic shades have many pastel hues for light modern layouts but also earthy colors for a retro environment and the lamp is not feminine by definition which let’s face it most of the beautiful and artful lamps are.
Design is about light and shade and appropriate lighting is of great importance. Dramatic lighting always tends to produce great photographs. But most often it makes for interiors that are too sterile and touch impractical.