Oki Sato’s Trace for Friedman Benda. The Nendo founder and chief designer’s sconces in painted steel track the movement of a bulb swinging on a painted steel rod. Photography by Akihiro Yoshida.
Matt Dilling’s Olana for Lite Brite Neon Studio. Nods to Victorian and Middle Eastern elements at Frederic Church’s Hudson Valley house result in a honeycomb-shape ceiling fixture of neon tubes attached to a painted aluminum canopy. Photography courtesy of Lite Brite Neon Studio.
Curve for Tom Dixon. Seven sheets of electroplated brass are folded into an orb, then finished in a proprietary nickel-silver for this pendant fixture. Photography by Peer Lindgreen.
Umut Yamac’s Perch for Moooi. A bird-shape diffuser in steel, aluminum, and polypropylene goes out on a limb, balancing on a sconce’s post of brass-finished steel. Photography courtesy of Moooi.
L-001 by Vincent Pocsik. Ethereal handblown glass shades are paired with solid brass in pendant fixtures made with Los Angeles craftspeople. Photography by Charles Bergquist.
Margaret Howell’s Type 75 lamp for Anglepoise. This clothing designer updates a classic task lamp, in production since the 1930’s, with such fresh color options as Seagrass. Photography courtesy of Anglepoise.
Michael Anastassiades’s Captain Flint for Flos. The conical shade of a brushed-brass floor lamp makes it dual-purpose, turning up to illuminate wall or ceiling or down for task lighting. Photography courtesy of Flos.
Kite by James Dieter. Tetrahedrons inspired pendant fixtures including this one with an anodized aluminum frame and polyester sails in custom colors. Photography by Davide Luciano.