‘Woody’ is a collection of three types of lamps with different designs, but the basis of each – is using of hornbeam wood. This nice collection is created by French manufacturing company of contemporary lamps – goodbye edison that investigates the capacity of the LEDs to spread a softer indirect light. The names of the lamps are W01, W02 and W03 in order of increasing their heights. The smallest one is a ‘W01′ resembles a mushroom or a small lit table in its appearance. It has an LED light source of 24V and can be placed on a desk or a table. ‘W02′ and ‘W03′ have more complicated construction with a hornbeam dowel that reflects the light from a round-shaped white matte steel backdrop with a lighting element embedded into it. The lamps produce enjoyable soft glow.
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Modern art is interesting by its eccentricity, openness and even queerness to one’s taste. But this is the the main attraction of it. Each item of nowadays art has a sense, it can speak and it talks about everything that surrounds us. It explains talks, argues, cries, laughs and makes us share the same feelings, express the same emotions. The first emotion that awakens in us when we look at Whatshisname’s last work is laugh. This is a lamp in a shape of a black dog with the on/off switch that has very interesting shape, you can see it on the picture below. More precisely there are two similar lamps: ‘Good Boy’ and ‘Good Puppy’. The lamps were designed with the intention to make users uncomfortable while using them. Except the appearance the lamps certainly have an important functionality. The lighting they provide has a romantic and soft glow. Good Puppy is available in limited editions, so you can try to buy it.
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Northern Lighting Company introduced an updated version of their product Illusion. The lamp was designed by Hareide Design studio and was named Illusion Half. It is very similar to the original version, except for the fact that it is fastened on the wall and it is only one half of a lamp. The item also offers a place for different small things, such as keys, books and others. This new lamp is available in shiny white as well as matte black color. Illusion Half will be publicly presented at the Stockholm Furniture Fair 2012 at the Northern Lighting Nordic Plank Bar during this event.
The Company Great things to People (GT2P) has created a new product – Gudpaka Lamp. For its production the wool of Chilean alpacas and plywood were used. The concept is a game of opposites. Besides merging digital and traditional (in its manufacturing process), meets also the global and the local (in its design process), vegetable and animal (in its appearance), smooth shapes and flat faces (in its geometry), northern and southern (in the Chilean materials used).It should be noted that during the production of these lamps the animals did not suffer, in fact, they are bred specifically for cutting because of the long, soft fur.
It’s very romantic to spend evening with a bottle of wine and a soft glow lighting fixture. Italian lighting company In-Es has designed original Luce Liquida lamps – it has managed to put a light in a bottle. A unique material ‘nebulite’, which gives a very organic, Moon-like textured look, was used for these mat items. One more feature is smart and modern “Touch System”, so you will turn on the light by a simple interaction with the label: there is the option of three different intensity of light, one for every touch. In-Es offers lamps of different shapes, colors and sizes, and it means you can create your own wine collection. For more information visit the site.