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Lighting Up

A Pick of the best, the latest, the greenest, the quirkiest, the most luxurious... that money can buy


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The Edison Edition
The Bulb, designed by Ingo Maurer in 1966, celebrates Thomas Edison and his invention, the incandescent bulb. Bulb’s outer envelope is a handmade glass shell that houses a crown-silvered 100 W bulb. It is held on a chrome-plated base.
stardust.com

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Bottled Glow
We are long past using milk bottles, but they live on in these elongated milk-bottle shapes of Flaska from Leucos. The lamp houses a diffuser in the centre.
leumens.com

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Click to Go Online
The Keyboard Lamp is for those who can’t get enough of their computers. Push down this giant ‘esc’ key, and watch your world light up.
hitplay.in

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Pipe-light
This piece of plumbing is meant to light up your desk. The frame of Plumber D’Light is made from pipes that would otherwise be found in your bathroom.
tappukidukaan.com

 

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Barn Beauties
Osteria, from Italy’s Il Fanale, combines the charm and characteristics of the fixtures of yore with rustic modernity. This one has bell-shaped antique copper shades with frames in antique brass.
ozlighting.com.au

(Pipe-light, Click to go online, The Edison Edition, Barn Beauties, Bottled Glow, courtesy Better Interiors)