Loight: A Rechargable Lighting Concept Inspired by Lanterns

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/loight-rechargable-lighting-concept-inspired-lanterns/loight-light-11/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/02/loight-light-11-810x478.jpg" alt="Loight: A Rechargable Lighting Concept Inspired by Lanterns" /></a>
                                To many people, being energy efficient is a priority these days. We all know we can do our part in reducing our personal carbon footprint by doing simple acts like turning off the lights when not in use or decreasing our usage of heaters and coolers. What if we can take it further though, by incorporating a lifestyle change that dates back to the 1800s? Inspired by the efficiency of lanterns, industrial designer <a href="http://ghiaci.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Zahra Ghiasi</a> designed the concept of the Loight rechargeable light that challenges us to evaluate our dependency on light.
In theory, the Loight light is a personal light that you carry with you everywhere in the home. Each family member would have their own Loight and it’s only when the entire family is together that the room is the brightest. The light intensity can be adjusted depending on different situations and can be charged wirelessly with its
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A Look at Vipp’s Collection of Timeless Lighting

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/a-look-at-vipps-collection-of-timeless-lighting/vipp_lamps-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/02/Vipp_lamps-1-810x672.jpg" alt="A Look at Vipp&#8217;s Collection of Timeless Lighting" /></a>
                                While <a href="https://www.vipp.com/en-us"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Vipp</a> is widely known for their iconic trash cans that have been around since 1939, they&#8217;ve gradually <a href="https://design-milk.com/tag/vipp/"  rel="nofollow noopener" data-wpel-link="internal">expanded their offerings</a> over the years to include ceramics and even their modern retreat, <a href="https://design-milk.com/vipp-creates-shelter/"  rel="nofollow noopener" data-wpel-link="internal">Shelter</a>. The Danish brand continues to produce functional products for modern living and one of their best is a series of <a href="https://www.vipp.com/en-us/shop/lighting"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">lighting</a> that&#8217;s designed to last.
The five piece series includes a desk lamp, wall lamp, wall spot, floor lamp, and pendant, each outfitted with a replaceable LED bulb. The powder coated matte black fixtures feature perforated shades that emit soft rays of light for an overall classic, minimalist aesthetic.
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Front’s Hoop Light Has a Globe Suspended Within a Cage

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/fronts-hoop-light-has-a-globe-suspended-within-a-cage/hoop_lighting-front-zero_1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/02/Hoop_lighting-Front-Zero_1-810x691.jpg" alt="Front&#8217;s Hoop Light Has a Globe Suspended Within a Cage" /></a>
                                Stockholm-based design studio <a href="http://www.frontdesign.se/"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Front</a> recently partnered with Swedish lighting manufacturer <a href="https://www.zerolighting.com/"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Zero</a> again on a new series of lighting that references a previous pendant fixture called <a href="https://www.zerolighting.com/plane-inompe"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Plane</a>. The latest, <a href="http://www.frontdesign.se/hoop-project"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Hoop</a>, features a cage-like structure made of thin colorful wires with an elliptically shaped globe resting inside.
Rings of colorful wire create a simple, delicate form while the translucent diffuser emits light that softly illuminates the inner sides of the rings making the structure appear to glow.
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10 Modern Gold Accessories That Will Make You Fall in Love with Gold Again

                                Don&#8217;t call it a comeback, it&#8217;s been here for years (it&#8217;s impossible not to channel LL Cool J&#8217;s <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vimZj8HW0Kg"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Mama Said Knock You Out</a> when saying that line)&#8230; But it&#8217;s true – Gold has been around forever and while it never went anywhere, it seemed to have taken a backseat to other metals in recent years, like copper and rose gold. And now, it&#8217;s making its way back to the forefront in the design world, which has us exploring some fun ways to bring it back into our homes. Take a look at some gold accessories that will help you take a dip back into the gold pond.
                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/10-modern-gold-accessories-that-will-make-you-fall-in-love-with-gold-again/roundup-modern-gold-accessories-0a/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/02/Roundup-Modern-Gold-Accessories-0a-810x570.jpg" alt="10 Modern Gold Accessories That Will Make You Fall in Love with Gold Again" /></a>
                                1. <a href="https://www.westelm.com/products/symmetry-objects-d3399/?pkey=e%7Cgold%7C69%7Cbest%7C0%7C1%7C24%7C%7C10&amp;cm_src=PRODUCTSEARCH"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Symmetry Objects from West Elm</a> 2. <a href="https://www.bando.com/products/goldovalflask"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Gold Oval Flask by odeme for ban.do</a> 3. <a href="https://www.knoll.com/product/bertoia-diamond-chair-gold"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Bertoia Diamond Chair in Gold by Harry Bertoia for Knoll</a> 4. <a href="https://www.cb2.com/print-gold-wall-hook/s333313"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Print Gold Wall Hook from CB2</a> 5. <a href="https://www.target.com/p/tempaper-thermoscad-self-adhesive-removable-wallpaper-metallic-gold/-/A-50386944#lnk=sametab"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Thermoscad Metallic Gold Tempaper Self-Adhesive Removable Wallpaper by Bobby <div class="post-limited-image"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/design-milk/~4/c6AoCwsrYEo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/></div><!--more--></a> 6. <a href="https://www.lumens.com/bedside-gun-table-lamp-by-flos-PAAAIADCFCGGJMDJ.html#cgid=%0A%09%0A%09%097533%0A%09%0A&amp;&amp;tileIndex=7"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Bedside Gun Table Lamp by Philippe Starck for FLOS</a> 7. <a href="https://www.designpublic.com/products/harry-allen-banana-bowl"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Reality Banana Bowl by Harry Allen for Areaware</a> 8. <a href="https://www.aplusrstore.com/product/1485/moon-flatware-brushed-gold"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Moon Flatware by José Joaquim Ribeiro &amp; Cutipol</a> 9. <a href="http://shophorne.com/content/form-tea-set-6-pcs"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Form Tea Set by Tom Dixon</a> 10. <a href="https://www.allmodern.com/decor-pillows/pdp/bend-goods-22-basket-bend1085.html?piid=16513071"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">22&#8243; Basket by Bend Goods</a>

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TAKE A WAY: A Portable Lamp Inspired by Railway Station Lanterns

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/take-a-way-a-portable-lamp-inspired-by-railway-station-lanterns/take-a-way-lamp-kaishi-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/02/TAKE-A-WAY-Lamp-KAISHI-1-810x540.jpg" alt="TAKE A WAY: A Portable Lamp Inspired by Railway Station Lanterns" /></a>
                                <a href="https://kaishi-lamps.com/en/"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">KAISHI</a> is a brand new lighting company based in Spain who just launched a portable lamp called <a href="https://kaishi-lamps.com/en/product/takeaway-table-lamp"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">TAKE A WAY</a>. Designer Hugo Tejada was inspired by the lanterns that used to be found in old railway stations and decided to reimagine them for modern times.
TAKE A WAY was given a youthful look to keep it fresh in hopes of it becoming an iconic design. The portable lamp can be used anywhere extra light is needed, free from the constraints of wires thanks to a long-life lithium battery. The lamp is made out of aluminum for its durability and lightness, which can be appreciated when you’re carrying it around. It’s outfitted with adjustable LED technology allowing you to control the brightness as needed. The white aluminum exterior is topped off with either a gold or wood carrying handle for added functionality.
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HELIA Concrete Mesh Light Fixtures by Dror Kaspi for ARDOMA Design

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/helia-concrete-mesh-light-fixtures-by-dror-kaspi-for-ardoma-design/helia-dror-kaspi-ardoma-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/02/Helia-Dror-Kaspi-ARDOMA-1-810x461.jpg" alt="HELIA Concrete Mesh Light Fixtures by Dror Kaspi for ARDOMA Design" /></a>
                                Products made from concrete can sometimes end up looking clunky and unrefined as it&#8217;s often difficult to get the material to work on a more delicate design. Dror Kaspi, the designer behind <a href="https://www.ardomadesign.com/"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">ARDOMA Design</a>, has a history of pushing the boundaries when it comes to what concrete can do and his latest is no exception. <a href="https://www.ardomadesign.com/copy-of-boulders"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">HELIA</a> is a pendant and table light with a unique, mesh-like structure that mimics woven concrete, which was inspired by the mesmerizing sunflower seed pattern of Fibonacci spirals.


The bi-directional spirals of the seed pattern became a challenge to figure out how to make concrete replicate its delicate nature. They developed a special concrete mixture along with new method of casting to achieve the finished results which allow light to escape through its small perforations. At first glance it’s hard to images the pendants are concrete, right? HELIA comes in light grey, dark
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MyLiFi Lamp Beams the Internet to Devices By Light

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/mylifi-lamp-beams-internet-by-light/mylifi-trio/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/01/MyLiFi-trio-810x456.jpg" alt="MyLiFi Lamp Beams the Internet to Devices By Light" /></a>
                                By all appearances, the <a href="http://www.oledcomm.com/"  rel="nofollow external noopener noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Oledcomm MyLiFi</a> appears to be an adjustable aluminum LED task lamp, an assumption almost completely correct. But there&#8217;s a bit more behind this task light designed by Pierre Garner of eliumstudio for Oledcomm: it&#8217;s also capable of transmitting an Internet connection solely using light.
Light Fidelity, also known as Li-Fi, is an innovative wireless technology invented in 2005 by Oledcomm founder, Suat Topsu. Theoretically, it promises connections speeds of up to 13 MB/s download and 10 MB/s upload using light emitting diodes (LED) in lieu of standard wi-fi routers. Li-Fi operates by modulating light emitted by an LED light at an imperceptibly fast rate; these light signals are received by a dongle and translated into into the data that eventually draws up what we see and hear on our screen while browsing the internet. By nature of the technology, the Li-Fi equipped lamp also eliminates electromagnetic emissions. And because a signal requires a line of sight of the
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ARC Lighting Collection Inspired by the Interior of a Copenhagen Church

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/arc-lighting-collection-inspired-by-the-interior-of-a-copenhagen-church/arc_lighting-maner-studio-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/01/ARC_lighting-Maner-Studio-1-810x578.jpg" alt="ARC Lighting Collection Inspired by the Interior of a Copenhagen Church" /></a>
                                In 2016, Danish design duo Nanna Neergaard and Marie Hesseldahl partnered up to form <a href="http://www.manerstudio.dk/"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Manér Studio</a> before they even graduated from Design School Kolding. For their Master&#8217;s project, the pair collaborated on a collection of lighting for Danish company, <a href="https://www.leklint.com/"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">LE KLINT</a>, which was just released to celebrate their 75th anniversary. Referencing the brand&#8217;s traditional pleating techniques, they designed the <a href="https://www.leklint.com/en-GB/News/We-unfold-75-years-of-lighting.aspx?Action=1&amp;PID=820"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">ARC Collection</a> after finding inspiration within Grundtvig&#8217;s Church in Copenhagen, whose regal architecture is full of curves and arches.
Even though the inspiration came from traditional architecture dating back almost a century, the designers reinterpreted its features for modern lighting fixtures, while paying homage to the company’s past. The ARC Collection includes a pendant lamp, table lamp, wall lamp, and floor lamp, each with white shades and black stained oak components.

Inspiration: Grundtvig’s Church in Copenhagen


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Faves from IDS Toronto 2018

                                We returned to Toronto again this year to check out the <a href="http://toronto.interiordesignshow.com/"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Interior Design Show</a>, i.e. IDS 2018, where we scoped out some new designs. Part of the show was the <a href="http://toronto.interiordesignshow.com/exhibit/maker/"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Maker</a> section, now in its fourth year, which Design Milk curates to show a variety of handcrafted North American designers that focus on smaller batches with limited distribution. Check out those exhibitors&#8217; designs below, along with a few of our other favorites from the overall show.
                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/faves-from-ids-toronto-2018/idstoronto-2018-0-objects-ideas/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/01/IDSToronto-2018-0-objects-ideas-810x608.jpg" alt="Faves from IDS Toronto 2018" /></a>
                                <a href="http://objectsandideas.com/"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Objects &amp; Ideas</a> showed a selection of minimalist designs, each with a creative spin. Their <a href="http://objectsandideas.com/wye-rocker/"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Wye Rocker</a> stood out with its continuous curves and a sling seat, resulting in a piece that&#8217;s just as beautiful as it is comfortable.
Kroft recently launched HNGR, a self-leveling hanging system that can be used to hold your clothes, coats, plants, lighting, artwork, or even magazines. The minimalist design can work in the entryway, bedroom,
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Trapeze Pendant by Jette Scheib for Oblure

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/trapeze-pendant-by-jette-scheib-for-oblure/trapeze-pendant-jette-scheib-oblure-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/01/Trapeze-pendant-Jette-Scheib-Oblure-1-810x687.jpg" alt="Trapeze Pendant by Jette Scheib for Oblure" /></a>
                                German designer <a href="http://jettescheib.com/"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Jette Scheib</a> found inspiration from childhood visits to the circus when it came time to design her recently launched <a href="http://oblure.com/products/trapeze"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Trapeze</a> pendant for Swedish brand <a href="http://oblure.com/"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Oblure</a>. Trapeze was her favorite act to watch as they swung their bodies around interacting with other performers as well as the audience. The flexible pendant has the same idea allowing you to move the components around for endless lighting possibilities. If a single Trapeze isn&#8217;t enough, they&#8217;ve designed a system that allows you to connect multiple pendents for a larger fixture.
The half domed fixture allows each side to rotate 360 degrees around giving the option of only uplight, only downlight, half up and half down, and everything in between. Not only does it change how the light is cast, it changes the look of the fixture.
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A Brutalist-Inspired Collection by SAVVY Studio and Pablo Limón Design Office

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/brutalist-inspired-collection-savvy-studio-pablo-limon-design-office/pldo-savvy-studio-plvv-18/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/01/pldo-savvy-studio-plvv-18-810x540.jpg" alt="A Brutalist-Inspired Collection by SAVVY Studio and Pablo Limón Design Office" /></a>
                                Debuted at Mexico Design Week 2017, the PL+VV collection is a collaboration between <a href="http://savvy-studio.net/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">SAVVY Studio</a> and <a href="http://pldo.co/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Pablo Limón Design Office</a> that consists of a series of experimental furniture, objects and lighting. It&#8217;s a collection created from years of inter-studio collaborations with partners like Candela, an illumination studio, and Más, a design studio specializing in concrete products. By revisiting these past collections, the team is able to reexamine and refine the design process as well as incorporate new elements. The collection is inspired by Brutalist architecture and incorporates a wide variety of materials including fiberglass, colored resin, stainless steel, basalt stone, reinforced concrete, borosilicate glass, vinyl, leather, velvet, oak wood, steel, tezontle stone and molder polyurethane.
To learn more about each piece, visit PLDO.
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Matrix: A Light and Bench Built From a Grid Structure by OS & OOS

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/matrix-a-light-and-bench-built-from-a-grid-structure-by-os-oos/os-oos_matrix-light-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/01/OS-OOS_Matrix-Light-1-810x976.jpg" alt="Matrix: A Light and Bench Built From a Grid Structure by OS &#038; OOS" /></a>
                                Eindhoven-based design studio <a href="http://www.osandoos.com/"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">OS ∆ OOS</a> has designed a light and a bench made from a metal grid system. <a href="http://www.osandoos.com/Matrix"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Matrix</a> uses a three-dimensional grid structure made up of thin strips of steel that can be configured in many different ways to result in various types of structures. The concept behind the construction of the grid is based on brainstorming ways to create multipurpose &#8220;form meets function&#8221; types of designs.
As the Matrix grid is being constructed, the material can be shaped to form curves or flat surfaces that can come together to become any number of products or even architectural interiors. The nature of the open waffle design allows transparency when viewed straight on, but as you move to either side, a gradient of light begins to show as the openings shrink.
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The LYNEA Plug Lamp Doesn’t Require Hardwiring

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/the-lynea-plug-lamp-doesnt-require-hardwiring/lynea-plug-lamp-human-home-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/01/LYNEA-Plug-Lamp-Human-Home-1-810x506.jpg" alt="The LYNEA Plug Lamp Doesn&#8217;t Require Hardwiring" /></a>
                                Recently founded <a href="https://human-home.com/"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Human home</a> is a Los Angeles based design studio that focuses on handcrafted, long-lasting lighting for everyday use. They&#8217;ve just unveiled the <a href="https://human-home.com/collections/lighting-collection/products/lynea-plug-lamp"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">LYNEA Plug Lamp</a>, a minimalist lamp that requires no hardwiring. That means no electrician is required &#8211; simply plug it right into an outlet.
The simple design merges a single, powder coated aluminum rod with a handblown opal glass globe, secured to the wall with a wooden brace. By plugging into the outlet and resting close to the wall, the lamp takes up no floor space or table surface making it a great option for smaller homes. The LYNEA Plug Lamp comes in black and white and is available in two heights – 28″ and 40″.
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Modern Lighting by Mitzi: The One Upgrade That Can Change Your Room

                                <em>The following post is brought to you by <a href="http://bit.ly/DsgnMilkMitzi" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Mitzi</a>. Our partners are hand picked by the Design Milk team because they represent the best in design.</em>
                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/modern-lighting-by-mitzi-the-one-upgrade-that-can-change-your-room/mitzi-lighting-marnie-pendant/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/01/Mitzi-Lighting-Marnie-Pendant-810x757.jpg" alt="Modern Lighting by Mitzi: The One Upgrade That Can Change Your Room" /></a>
                                <blockquote>Life is all about seating and lighting.<br />
– Graydon Carter, journalist Let’s face it. Lighting is the center of every good design—it just sets the mood. From the famous chandeliers at the Metropolitan Opera in New York to the Biblical creation story to Galileo’s pendulum epiphany after watching the swinging chandelier in church, lighting plays a pivotal role.

Meet Carrie, with curved stems and four opal-etched glass diffusers create an elegant vibe. It’s simplicity and scale are sure to elevate the design of any space. Carrie comes finished in classic Aged Brass, rosy Polished Copper, or clean Polished Nickel.

At Hudson Valley Lighting, there is a firm belief that how you choose to illuminate your life is key to how you live it.
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Louis Poulsen Shares How the Above Pendant Is Made

                                Danish brand <a href="http://www.louispoulsen.com/usa/frontpage/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Louis Poulsen</a> is universally known for their iconic lighting, manufacturing some of the most recognizable fixtures in the game. One of their latest fixtures, the <a href="http://www.louispoulsen.com/usa/products/indoor/pendants/above/c-24/c-1422/p-91571"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Above</a> pendant, is well on its way to icon status with its minimalist conical silhouette. Designed by Danish designer <a href="https://odgard.dk/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Mads Odgård</a>, the fixture illuminates downward with a soft, even glow thanks to its matte white interior. In this <a href="https://design-milk.com/column/deconstruction/"  rel="noopener" data-wpel-link="internal">Deconstruction</a>, Louis Poulsen gives us an inside look at how this beautiful pendant came to life.
                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/louis-poulsen-shares-how-the-above-pendant-is-made/louis-poulsen-above-mads-odgard-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/01/Louis-Poulsen-Above-Mads-Odgard-1-810x608.jpg" alt="Louis Poulsen Shares How the Above Pendant Is Made" /></a>
                                For generations, Louis Poulsen products have been synonymous with passionate craftsmanship. The right, high-quality materials are paramount to the crafting process, and are formed to reflect, absorb, and reveal to ultimately create products that please the eye and enhance the space, whether they are lit or unlit.
Following Louis Poulsen’s belief that design should shape light, Odgård has taken his knowledge of outdoor lighting and natural ambience
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A Lighting Collection That Illuminates like the Moon by agus kim

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/a-lighting-collection-that-illuminates-like-the-moon-by-agus-kim/moon-collection-aguskim-almerich-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/01/moon-collection-aguskim-almerich-1-810x617.jpg" alt="A Lighting Collection That Illuminates like the Moon by agus kim" /></a>
                                Maria Kim and Agus García, of Valencia, Spain based design studio <a href="http://aguskim.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">agus kim</a>, created the <a href="http://almerich.com/en/colecciones/moon-2"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Moon</a> minimalist collection of lighting for <a href="http://almerich.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Almerich</a> that was inspired by the light of a full moon. The asymmetrical fixtures feature opaque globes of varying sizes, as if they were planets in the solar system bouncing the light of the moon.
Consisting of a floor lamp, table lamp, and a suspension lamp, the collection projects bold forms while illuminating the spaces they’re in like the light of the moon.
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A Collection Inspired by Traditional Palm Architecture from Aljoud Lootah

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                                Dubai-based artist <a href="http://aljoudlootah.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Aljoud Lootah</a> designed a striking collection of furniture and lighting that&#8217;s electroplated in copper and rose gold. The AlAreesh series were inspired by &#8220;areesh&#8221; structures, typically found in the United Arab Emirates as summer houses with gapped walls that create ventilation. The structures are made from dried palm fronds linked by rope as a way to offer relief from the sun and wind. Much like these traditional structures, the pieces in the collection incorporate vertical lines that have a way of playing with the surrounding light as it passes through the openings and bounces off the surfaces.
The AlAreesh collection includes a screen, stool, coffee table, and a table lamp.


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Pierre + Charlotte Launch Bucket Lighting Series Made of Tasmanian Woods

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/pierre-charlotte-launch-bucket-lighting-series-made-of-tasmanian-woods/pierre-charlotte-bucket-light-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/01/Pierre-Charlotte-Bucket-light-1-810x668.jpg" alt="Pierre + Charlotte Launch Bucket Lighting Series Made of Tasmanian Woods" /></a>
                                Design duo <a href="https://pierreandcharlotte.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Pierre + Charlotte&#8217;s</a> paths have led them from Paris to Melbourne before recently settling into Tasmania, which has driven a new approach to their design. After the move, they decided to reimagine their brand to focus on wooden lighting and accessories, most of which are made in-house. Just recently, they launched the Bucket lighting series which includes a <a href="https://pierreandcharlotte.com/shop/lighting/bucket-wall-light/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">wall light</a>, <a href="https://pierreandcharlotte.com/shop/lighting/bucket-pendant/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">pendant light</a>, and <a href="https://pierreandcharlotte.com/shop/lighting/bucket-table-lamp/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">table lamp</a>, all made from Tasmanian woods.
With a focus on environmentally friendly production, the studio uses small amounts of steel (for hardware) and fabric, with the remaining 95% of materials being locally sourced wood. The Bucket lights feature molded plywood shades that rest on dowel-like components, all made of Tasmanian Celery Top Pin, Huon Pine, or American Walnut. The Bucket series will be exhibited at Gallery S.Bensimon in Paris until January 12th, 2018.
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Best Home Furnishings Posts of 2017

                                We cover just about everything you can imagine when it comes to <a href="https://design-milk.com/category/home-furnishings/"  rel="nofollow noopener" data-wpel-link="internal">home furnishings</a>, from desks to outdoor loungers to designer doors that upgrade your IKEA pieces to cat furniture. Yep, cat furniture – so basically a little bit of everything. Take a moment and dive back into these 10 posts to see what were the most popular posts in the home furnishings category in 2017.
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                                10. <a href="https://design-milk.com/a-storage-packed-desk-so-you-can-keep-your-workspace-tidy/"  rel="nofollow noopener" data-wpel-link="internal">A Storage-Packed Desk So You Can Keep Your Workspace Tidy</a><br />
Designed by Gonçalo Campos for Wewood, Metis is a solid wood desk that’s outfitted with lots of compartments and sections you can use to stow your gear.
  1. The Delirium Collection Brings Playful Patterns to Your IKEA Sideboard
    Superfront can elevate a basic IKEA sideboard with new fronts by Swedish artist Klas Ernflo, who created the non-repetitive Delirium Collection.
  1. A Modern Cat House They’ll Love and You Won’t Mind Having Around
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