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Grappa chandelier by Claesson Koivisto Rune hangs in strings of grape-like forms

April 17, 2014

Milan 2014: Swedish studio Claesson Koivisto Rune has created a modular chandelier, with strings of ovoid-shaped lights influenced by the shape of grapes hanging on a vine. Claesson Koivisto Rune's Grappa chandelier for London company Wonderglass com...

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MC Escher illustrations inform stands for glass lamps by Note Design Studio

April 16, 2014

Milan 2014: Swedish collective Note Design Studio has designed glass lamps mounted on wooden frames that the designers claim were influenced by mind-bending illustrations (+ slideshow). Stockholm-based Note Design Studio created the MCE Lamps for...

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Work with Indian craftsmen to keep handcrafting skills alive, says designer Prateek Jain

April 15, 2014

Working with skilled local craftspeople is both a duty and an opportunity for Indian designers, says Prateek Jain of lighting design company Klove, in the third and final movie from BE OPEN's Made In… India Samskara exhibition in New Delhi. Prat...

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Tom Dixon launches "minimal and geometric" Plane light collection

April 14, 2014

Milan 2014: designer Tom Dixon presented a collection of pendant and table lights that combine geometric brass-plated planes with spherical glass shades in Milan last week. Dixon's Plane collection features...

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Ripple effect captured in glass-domed lighting by Poetic Lab

April 14, 2014

Milan 2014: London studio Poetic Lab has revealed a new iteration of Ripple – a lighting collection that imitates movement on water – at Milan design week (+ movie). The...

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Lasvit’s new lighting collections "combine craftsmanship with advanced technology"

April 11, 2014

Milan 2014: designers including Maarten Baas, Arik Levy and Maxim Velčovský introduce their new pieces for Lasvit in this movie filmed at the Czech lighting company's Emotions show in Milan...

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