For another look at a lighting option that celebrates spherical forms check out the Vega Flush Mount Lamp from CB2 the creation of designer Donna Piacenza of Studio 1am. Retro globe light bulbs are given a modern context thanks to the brass-finished canopy:
When hanging a pendant light in a room it is important to consider its purpose – for example to light the entire space or simply create a warm ambience. A pendant’s character and design its materials and heritage the feeling it imparts and its placement are important characteristics that we should consider when choosing a light.
Today we have a trio of fabulous lighting fixtures to add to this never-ending lineup. Gorgeous contemporary and delivering the allure of glass in a dazzling fashion these ceiling lamps from Cattelan Italia leave you mesmerized.
The reasons for Mutatio winning over the critics and casual design aficionados alike are not too hard to imagine. For starters the stylish lamp embodies pretty much every element that you are looking for in a sleek contemporary table lamp that blends in with the current urban landscape.
There’s something a bit Deco about the Etched Metal Side Table in Brass from West Elm which is textured with an etched geometric pattern. The perfect side table for a retro-modern space!
A different take on the lit-up railing is to bring the light strip to the slanted baseboard of the stairs that runs up it. Of course not all staircases have this but it works beautifully in the example below from Arch Daily — especially with that lovely brick wall beside it!