To produce his Faceture range of items – vases, lightshades and tables – London-based, New Zealand-born designer Phil Cuttance has built an engaging machine which makes the slow-tech manufacturing process as aesthetically pleasing as the resulting object.
It is everywhere around us, but we fail to notice it. Yasuhito Hirose became fascinated with the effect (sun)light will have on dust: it will make it sparkle and whirl. This has inspired him to create a lamp that will attract dust.
Still some of my very favourite pendant lamps. (For this month’s Deconstruction, we take a look at how these Foscarini Aplomb concrete pendants, designed by Paolo Lucidi and Luca Pevere of Studio Lucidi & Pevere, are made)
Beautifully turned wood pendant lamps by Carroll Street Woodworkers of Toronto. Smooth, wooden, organic design, reminiscent of drops of water. Interesting how it makes you think of wood but also water at the same time
The Tall Cell Pendant Light, by Tom Dixon is from a collection of brass pendant and wall lights which can be used in multiple, geometric configurations. Layers of minutely etched polished brass act as a filter to create a. Buy at Utility today.