Showcased at Salone Satellite 2013 the latest lighting collection from Finnish designer Maija Puoskari is both easy on the eyes and perfect for contemporary homes. Think of ‘acorn’ and to some of us the first thing that comes to our mind is the ‘Ice Age’ franchise.
A rather young creation the Blossom series was designed by Hella Jongerius for Belux in 2007. The surprising thing about these simple recipient-shaped lamps is that depending on which one of the 16 colors they come in they fit in almost any dining environment you can think of.
Not only are floor lamps available in an astounding array of styles but they can be included in any room of your home. Designs that are space conscious and smart on energy consumption ensure that even the chic urban consumer living in the tiny studio apartment can also be a proud owner of one!
It is important to balance the theatrical with the unassuming and the minimal. This is precisely what makes recessed lighting a must home in contemporary homes with clean and well defined interiors.
From the straight lines to the curve… The featured lamps below are mesmerizing thanks to their curved construction. Like this classic Arco Floor Lamp designed in 1962 by Achille Castiglioni and his brother Pier Giacomo. Available at Design Within Reach the piece has a swiveling shade that extends eight feet illuminating whatever rests beneath it.
Black lampshades do not look out of place no matter what color scheme you already have going. That is one of the major perks that come with this distinctive lighting décor. If you have an all-white setting then the use of black lampshades is all the more pleasing as they offer a grounded and chic appeal that is similar to employing a ‘black and white’ theme.