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
cubes of the
Erickson rectangular chandelier ($2,530) by Currey
and Company bring
to your living space.
design of the
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.
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
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