The Douwes Pendant&Socket Proves Sockets Don’t Have to Be Hidden

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/the-douwes-pendantsocket-proves-sockets-dont-have-to-be-hidden/menu-douwes-lamp-douwes-socket-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/11/MENU-Douwes-Lamp-Douwes-Socket-1-810x642.jpg" alt="The Douwes Pendant&#038;Socket Proves Sockets Don&#8217;t Have to Be Hidden" /></a>
                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/?attachment_id=358950" rel="attachment wp-att-358950" data-wpel-link="internal"><img class="alignnone size-large wp-image-358950" src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/11/MENU-Douwes-Lamp-Douwes-Socket-0-810x1076.jpg" alt="" width="810" height="1076" srcset="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/11/MENU-Douwes-Lamp-Douwes-Socket-0-810x1076.jpg 810w, https://design-milk.com/images/2018/11/MENU-Douwes-Lamp-Douwes-Socket-0-800x1063.jpg 800w, https://design-milk.com/images/2018/11/MENU-Douwes-Lamp-Douwes-Socket-0-768x1020.jpg 768w, https://design-milk.com/images/2018/11/MENU-Douwes-Lamp-Douwes-Socket-0-500x664.jpg 500w, https://design-milk.com/images/2018/11/MENU-Douwes-Lamp-Douwes-Socket-0.jpg 1280w" sizes="(max-width: 810px) 100vw, 810px" /></a>
The Douwes Pendant&Socket is designed to offer light and electricity over a kitchen table or desk while proving that sockets don’t have to be unattractive. Designed by Studio Lotte Douwes for Menu, the pair (available separately as the Pendant Lamp and Socket) is crafted from sustainably-produced, light grey porcelain that’s minimalist and neutral enough to work in just about any setting that’s in need of overhead light and/or a convenient place to plug-in. With the popularity of open workspaces these days, they’d work great hung above a long co-working table alternating between the two to provide both light and a place to charge laptops. With freestanding desks and even kitchen tables, outlets aren’t readily available making it hard to plug things in. The Douwes Socket brings an attractive flexibility that helps to enhance your work or personal life with additional freedom.
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Studio davidpompa Expands Cantera Rosa and Copper Ambra Lighting Collection

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/studio-davidpompa-expands-cantera-rosa-and-copper-ambra-lighting-collection/ambra-pendant_davidpompa-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/09/Ambra-pendant_davidpompa-1-810x556.jpg" alt="Studio davidpompa Expands Cantera Rosa and Copper Ambra Lighting Collection" /></a>
                                Last year Mexican design brand <a href="https://www.davidpompa.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Studio davidpompa</a> released the Ambra collection of lighting that included a table lamp and wall lamp made of cantera rose and copper. Now, they&#8217;ve unveiled the latest member of the family – the <a href="https://www.davidpompa.com/events/ambra-pandant-2018/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Ambra pendant</a> – which continues the exploration of contrasting materials and proportions.
The pendant boasts an elegant geometrical silhouette with two cylindrical forms made from dusty pink cantera rosa, a volcanic rock made up of volcanic ash and dust, that rests at the end of a brushed copper cylinder. Hanging alone or in a configuration of multiples, the pendant makes for a striking sculptural light.
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Suprematic Lighting and Vase Collection by NOOM

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/suprematic-lighting-and-vase-collection-by-noom/noom-suprematic-lamps-vases-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/09/Noom-Suprematic-Lamps-Vases-1-810x595.jpg" alt="Suprematic Lighting and Vase Collection by NOOM" /></a>
                                Paying homage to Kiev-born artist and founder of the Suprematism art movement Kazimir Malevich, Ukrainian design studio <a href="https://www.noom-home.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">NOOM</a> created a geometric collection of lighting and vases called Suprematic. Designers Kateryna Sokolova and Arkady Vartanov both live and work in Malevich&#8217;s hometown of Kiev making his art a natural source of inspiration. When designing their first collection, the pair incorporated copper and painted steel, geometric-shaped components that join together to form sculptural structures.
The geometric components in the vases are not only decorative, they help divide and hold the flowers in place for unique arrangement. Even with no flowers, the vases are art objects on display until they’re filled with flowers again. The Suprematic collection recently debuted at Maison&Objet.
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Basalt: A Modular Lighting System by Tala Inspired by Rock Formations in Ireland

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/basalt-modular-lighting-system-tala-inspired-rock-formations-ireland/tala_basalt_living-room-landscape/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/08/Tala_Basalt_Living-Room-Landscape-810x540.jpg" alt="Basalt: A Modular Lighting System by Tala Inspired by Rock Formations in Ireland" /></a>
                                As its name implies, the new <a href="https://www.tala.co.uk/product/basalt-ceiling-light/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Basalt collection</a> by British lighting brand <a href="https://www.tala.co.uk/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Tala</a> is inspired by the Giant’s Causeway, a natural and geological wonder in Northern Ireland that’s made up of thousands of interlocking basalt columns. The new range unites solid brass that’s been sand casted and polished with mouth-blown matte borosilicate glass to create two configurations, a ceiling light and a tabletop touch lamp.
The Basalt Ceiling Light consists of a trio of angular brass pendants that can seamlessly join with multiple units to create a custom lighting installation. The Basalt Touch Lamp provides a tactile experience with a three-step touch dimming control integrated into the brass body.
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Studio Floris Wubben Creates the Crystal Twist Lighting Collection Out of Acrylic Stone

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/studio-floris-wubben-creates-the-crystal-twist-lighting-collection-out-of-acrylic-stone/crystal-twist-floris-wubben-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/07/Crystal-Twist-Floris-Wubben-1-810x852.jpg" alt="Studio Floris Wubben Creates the Crystal Twist Lighting Collection Out of Acrylic Stone" /></a>
                                The process-focused designs of Amsterdam-based designer <a href="http://www.floriswubben.nl/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Floris Wubben</a> have been <a href="https://design-milk.com/tag/floris-wubben/"  rel="noopener" data-wpel-link="internal">well documented on Design Milk</a> and his latest work continues teetering on the line between functional objects and works of art. The <a href="http://www.floriswubben.nl/crystal-twist/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Crystal Twist</a> collection of lighting is composed of HI-MACS acrylic stone that looks as if it&#8217;s <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aZACUJTEyHw"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">popped open like a refrigerated can of dough</a>.
Watch the process: The HI-MACS material is typically used for sleek surfaces, like countertops, but Wubben chose to use it to make lamps with a raw, organic quality. While working on the design he discovered that the material could be torn apart when it was heated. He created a tool that helped tear off the edges of the strips of acrylic stone and then wrapped the warm stone around a mold to create the spiral. To create the lamp, he layered the twisted stone so light would emit through the cracks and highlight the
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Amisol: A Large Pendant Lamp That Actually Takes up a Minimal Amount of Volume

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/amisol-large-pendant-lamp-actually-takes-minimal-amount-volume/amisol-light-daniel-rybakken-5-2/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/07/Amisol-light-Daniel-Rybakken-5-1-810x1081.jpg" alt="Amisol: A Large Pendant Lamp That Actually Takes up a Minimal Amount of Volume" /></a>
                                Designed by <a href="http://www.danielrybakken.com/Daniel_Rybakken.html" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Daniel Rybakken</a> for <a href="https://luceplan.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Luceplan</a>, the <a href="https://luceplan.com/products/amisol-suspension" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Amisol</a> is a large pendant lamp that actually takes up a minimal amount of physical volume. The lighting is made up of a large sheet of translucent white film or metallized mirror membrane that’s been stretched inside its circular frame and a light source that projects light onto the disc to diffuse light or reflect it. Two thin rods connect the elements together. To rotate the disc in angle, one just needs to alter the length and connecting points of the two supporting wires. Balancing proportion and form with a minimalist approach, the <a href="https://luceplan.com/products/amisol-suspension" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Amisol</a> is suitable for both residential use and for contract and hospitality sectors.
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The Minimalist Trilogy Pendant by Articolo

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/trilogy-pendant-articolo/trilogy_articolo_233333/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/07/trilogy_articolo_233333-810x777.jpg" alt="The Minimalist Trilogy Pendant by Articolo" /></a>
                                <a href="http://articololighting.com/product-type/pendant?product=scandi-pendant-trilogy-brass"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Trilogy Pendant</a> is a minimalist pendant designed by Australia-based studio <a href="http://articololighting.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Articolo</a>. Each orb features Articolo&#8217;s signature bubble detailing, while the piece itself evokes a sophisticated yet organic Nordic sensibility. When lit, the bubble patterns are cast against the wall.
Suspended with grace, the pendant illuminates softly as its light source is concealed within a trio of mouth-blown glass orbs. The orbs are supported by three solid brass rods that come together with a central cuff. Trilogy exemplifies Articolo’s exploration of materiality, form, and luminance.
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The Minimalist Trilogy Pendant by Articolo

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/trilogy-pendant-articolo/trilogy_articolo_233333/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/07/trilogy_articolo_233333-810x777.jpg" alt="The Minimalist Trilogy Pendant by Articolo" /></a>
                                <a href="http://articololighting.com/product-type/pendant?product=scandi-pendant-trilogy-brass"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Trilogy Pendant</a> is a minimalist pendant designed by Australia-based studio <a href="http://articololighting.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Articolo</a>. Each orb features Articolo&#8217;s signature bubble detailing, while the piece itself evokes a sophisticated yet organic Nordic sensibility. When lit, the bubble patterns are cast against the wall.
Suspended with grace, the pendant illuminates softly as its light source is concealed within a trio of mouth-blown glass orbs. The orbs are supported by three solid brass rods that come together with a central cuff. Trilogy exemplifies Articolo’s exploration of materiality, form, and luminance.
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BuzziHat: A Hat-Shaped Acoustic Lighting Collection by Alain Gilles for BuzziSpace

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/buzzihat-a-hat-shaped-acoustic-lighting-collection-by-alain-gilles-for-buzzispace/buzzispace_buzzihat-alain-gilles-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/03/BUZZISPACE_BUZZIHAT-Alain-Gilles-1-810x540.jpg" alt="BuzziHat: A Hat-Shaped Acoustic Lighting Collection by Alain Gilles for BuzziSpace" /></a>
                                <a href="http://buzzi.space/"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">BuzziSpace</a> continues their <a href="https://design-milk.com/tag/BuzziSpace/"  rel="nofollow noopener" data-wpel-link="internal">mission</a> to make communal spaces more pleasant, functional, and basically, more fun with their latest release – <a href="http://buzzi.space/buzzihat/"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">BuzziHat</a>. Designed by Belgian designer <a href="http://www.alaingilles.com/en"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Alain Gilles</a>, the hat-shaped lighting collection not only provides lighting from above, it also absorbs sound.
It’s recognizable silhouette gives nod to collapsible top hats with an upholstered foam body, metal shade, and ring. The playful lamps come in four sizes to match different spaces and their sonic needs. They’re also customizable with a variety of color and fabric combinations to choose from, along with four finishes – black, white, beige red, and gold – for the metal shade and ring.
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A Plantable Light Fixture by Ryan Taylor for Object/Interface

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/a-pendant-light-that-doubles-as-a-planter-by-ryan-taylor-for-object-interface/hemisphere-pendant-planter-ryan-taylor-objectinterface-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/03/Hemisphere-Pendant-Planter-Ryan-Taylor-ObjectInterface-1-810x621.jpg" alt="A Plantable Light Fixture by Ryan Taylor for Object/Interface" /></a>
                                It&#8217;s not <a href="https://www.objectinterface.ca/"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Object/Interface&#8217;s</a> first foray into plantable light fixtures having launched their <a href="https://www.objectinterface.ca/babylon-overview"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Babylon Light</a> in 2016. The <a href="https://www.objectinterface.ca/shop/hemisphere-pendant-planter"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Hemisphere Pendant Planter</a>, designed by Ryan Taylor, takes the idea for a new spin with a smaller size and new design.
A six inch diameter dome holds plants on the top with the option of cascading down the sides as it grows. On the flip side is a larger dome with an opal glass diffuser that emits a soft glow. The fixture hangs from a brass stem and features a brass component between the hemispheres. The Hemisphere Pendant Planter is available for pre-order now at $329 with shipping beginning in April.
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Noguchi-Inspired Poise Lamps by Sebastian Bergne

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/noguchi-inspired-poise-lamps-by-sebastian-bergne/poise_lamp-sebastian-bergne-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/03/Poise_lamp-Sebastian-Bergne-1-810x608.jpg" alt="Noguchi-Inspired Poise Lamps by Sebastian Bergne" /></a>
                                British designer <a href="http://www.sebastianbergne.com/"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Sebastian Bergne&#8217;s</a> lighting series, <a href="http://www.sebastianbergne.com/portfolio/poise/"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Poise</a>, utilizes simple materials to create elegant sculptural lights inspired by the work of Isamu Noguchi. Much like Noguchi&#8217;s Akari collection, the Poise lamps transform from flat paper to three-dimensional objects through folding techniques used on basic paper bags. Each light is composed of paper, lead, cord, and stainless steel, with black geometric shades that emit soft directional light similar to those in a photography studio. The finished fixtures, which include a pendant, floor lamp, and table lamp, can easily be described as functional works of art, something that often describes Noguchi&#8217;s work.
Bergne created the lamps for the Akari Unfolded: A Collection by YMER&MALTA exhibition, which includes 26 lamps made in collaboration with six designers. The entire collection is on display until January 27, 2019 at The Noguchi Museum in Long Island City, New York.
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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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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.

Inspiration

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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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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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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Studio DUNN’s New Equinox Lighting Collection

                                                <a href="http://design-milk.com/studio-dunns-new-equinox-lighting-collection/studio-dunn-equinox-lighting-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="http://design-milk.com/images/2017/11/Studio-DUNN-Equinox-lighting-1-810x540.jpg" alt="Studio DUNN’s New Equinox Lighting Collection" /></a>
                                Rhode Island-based <a href="https://studiodunn.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Studio DUNN</a> are known for their sustainable practices and their <a href="http://design-milk.com/tag/studio-dunn/" data-wpel-link="internal">contemporary designs</a> that give nod to mid-century aesthetics and their latest, the <a href="https://studiodunn.com/collections/equinox-collection" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Equinox Collection</a>, flawlessly falls in line. The collection, which includes a pendant and two sconces, was inspired by the twice yearly equinox where every place on earth gets to experience approximately equal amounts of day and night (i.e. 12 hours of daylight and 12 hours of nighttime).
The circular fixtures mimic that perfect alignment by balancing light and dark through soft glowing light and bold shadows. The Equinox Pendant and the Equinox Sconce with Glass both feature rolled glass front plates that reference the surface of the moon, while the Equinox Sconce with Metal swaps the glass out for powder coated steel discs.
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PANTONE Launches First-Ever Lighting Collection with e3light

                                                <a href="http://design-milk.com/pantone-launches-first-ever-lighting-collection-with-e3light/pantone_lighting-1-castor_pendant/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="http://design-milk.com/images/2017/10/PANTONE_Lighting-1-Castor_Pendant-810x685.jpg" alt="PANTONE Launches First-Ever Lighting Collection with e3light" /></a>
                                Color experts <a href="https://www.pantone.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">PANTONE</a> have partnered with Danish lighting company <a href="https://www.e3light.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">e3light</a> on a collection of color-focused lighting. <a href="http://lightcolourlive.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">PANTONE Light&#8217;s</a> COLL. ONE series brings the simplicity of PANTONE color swatches to six different fixtures. Inspired by e3light&#8217;s Scandinavian roots, the lighting merges functionality with minimalist forms that result in a playful collection.
The Castor Pendant Lamps feature funnel-shaped steel shades with sanded matte finishes that are paired with a glossy white edge. Used alone or hung in a group, the Castor Pendant can work over a dining table, kitchen island, or down a hallway. The Denab Pendants are minimalist E26/E27 sockets with a lacquered covered and white ring attached to a 10 foot fabric covered cable. The Denab comes in six colors and can be paired with the fabric or felt lampshades seen below. The Mintaka and Sargas Lampshades, in fabric or felt, both come with a white metal rim that makes
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Bocci 84 Pendant by Omer Arbel

                                                <a href="http://design-milk.com/bocci-84-pendant-by-omer-arbel/bocci-84-glass-0/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="http://3.design-milk.com/images/2017/07/Bocci-84-glass-0-810x761.jpg" alt="Bocci 84 Pendant by Omer Arbel" /></a>
                                <a href="http://bocci.ca/84-series/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">84</a> is one of the latest fixtures from Vancouver- and Berlin-based <a href="http://bocci.ca/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Bocci</a>, who premiered the piece at this year&#8217;s Euroluce during Salone del Mobile. Designed by Omer Arbel, the piece is made when white glass is poured into a copper mesh basket that&#8217;s then dipped into hot clear glass. Air is blown to help push the white glass through the holes of the mesh so that it&#8217;s suspended within the glass. The result is a one-of-a-kind piece where the mesh has moved and folded differently as the molten glass moves through and around it.
Another result of the handmade production process is the slight variations of the exterior shape, which helps give each pendant their own look. The undulating exterior of the glass magnifies the suspended mesh inside creating beautiful visuals as only glass does. 84 is available in various configurations and comes outfitted with an LED bulb that
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Float Lighting Inspired by Japanese Fishing Floats

                                                <a href="http://design-milk.com/float-lighting-inspired-by-japanese-fishing-floats/brendan-ravenhill-float-1-cluster/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="http://0.design-milk.com/images/2017/07/Brendan-Ravenhill-Float-1-Cluster-810x680.jpg" alt="Float Lighting Inspired by Japanese Fishing Floats" /></a>
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Los Angeles-based Brendan Ravenhill Studio expands their lighting collection with a new pendant that’s inspired by Japanese fishing floats and rip tides pulling lobster buoys under water. Float merges clear and sandblasted glass with rope and leather to form a unique pendant that can be hung as single, double, or triple clusters. Float consists of cylinders of borosilicate glass that are joined together to form internal and external shades. The exterior shell gets sandblasted in the center before fading to clear glass at the ends where it’s fused with the internal optic. The pendants are finished with cloth covered electrical cords and knotted rope, which allows you to adjust the angle that the pendant is suspended by moving it along the cloth cord. Brass and leather ceiling hardware are included allowing the fixtures to swing out to a broader location on the ceiling.
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Float Minimalist Lighting by Articolo

                                                <a href="http://design-milk.com/float-by-articolo/float_articolo_8/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="http://0.design-milk.com/images/2017/07/float_articolo_8-810x583.jpg" alt="Float Minimalist Lighting by Articolo" /></a>
                                <a href="http://articololighting.com/collection/float?product=float-pendant-drunken-emerald"  rel="noopener noreferrer external" data-wpel-link="external">Float</a> is a minimalist light created by Australia-based studio <a href="http://articololighting.com/"  rel="noopener noreferrer external" data-wpel-link="external">Articolo</a>. Articolo explores the art of light through handcrafted, artisanal lighting pieces, and debuted its collection for the first time in the United States this past May. The collection and designs are created by founder Nicci Green, who goes to say, &#8220;When something is made by hand, you can feel the soul that went into it.&#8221;
Float, the newest addition to the collection, is reminiscent of Hollywood glamour with its sleek and elongated proportions. The striking colored glass and sweeping brass stem reflect a sense of luxurious refinement, while its simplicity of form adds a modern touch to the design. The contrast between classic and contemporary produces a graceful grandeur. When lit, the shade casts a soft glowing light due to its lengthy form, which melts away with the surrounding walls. The shades are removable for easy cleaning, and are available in two
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