Top 6 Lighting Picks for 2016
Geometric, angular, curved and straight: 2016 lighting is all about creating interesting shapes.
The latest lighting shows off serious curves—and angles. From bulbous glass orbs to Escher-like geometric shapes, these lights show of some striking contours.
Like the illusory art of Escher, the
Net Line by Artemide (from $1,625) is modular and maze-like and seemingly never-ending. artemide.com; grshop.com; livingspace.com
The interlocking cubes of the
Erickson rectangular chandelier ($2,530) by Currey and Company bring geometric pattern-play to your living space. curreycodealers.com; robinsonlightingandbath.com
The Scandinavian design of the
JWDA Concrete lamp ($275) for Menu is a mash-up of raw concrete and smooth glass, punctuated with the lovely detail of a brass dimmer knob. menu.as; vanspecial.com
Matrioshka glass pendants ($1,355) by Stone Designs for Innermost are inspired by Russian nesting dolls. innermost.net; lightform.ca
With pop-colour appeal on a small footprint, the
Swabdesign task lamp ($189) from West Elm is the perfect desk companion. westelm.ca Previous Next Designer’s Pick by ( DOTY 2015 Winner) Kevin Mitchell Portrait by Chris Sattlegger
is a go-to for me because it pretty much works anywhere. You can use it as a desk lamp in an office, as a bedside lamp, or as a reading lamp in any situation. It has an architectural quality that is somewhat sculptural. It is one of those things you can find at the Tizio lamp MoMA and not go bankrupt incorporating into your decor.” . grshop.com; livingspace.com