Today Le Klint’s ‘Pleating Technicians’ continue the tradition of hand-pleating and folding its paper and plastic lampshades at the company’s original pleating studio in Odense Denmark. One example is the Swirl pendant series by industrial designer Øivind Slaatto.
The world of pendants is as perplexing as it is captivating with each year bringing new trends designs and creative fixtures that outdo their predecessors. The hardest part is often choosing the right pendant lights for your home or office. Making the task difficult is undoubtedly the wide array of choices on offer.
Don’t let the very corner of your shelves or mantelpiece go undecorated and therefore unnoticed. After all the pictures have been placed add a salt lamp or two to create a unique ambiance.
Several different individual lights hung using ‘extra-long’ cables shape this ingenious lighting fixture designed by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec for . This allows you to use the lights in any way shape or form and gives you great flexibility when it is time to redecorate the living room or dining space.
Thinking of ways in which you can extend the living room aesthetic into the kitchen without actually changing too much? LED strip lighting is a fun and chic option which does precisely that without trying too hard.
If you are starting to think that we despise bedside table lamps for some concealed reason then that is definitely not true! Pendants sconce and even floor lamps allow you to switch from the more tried and tested bedroom setting of a bed with two bedside tables and matching table lamps to a pattern that is more fun and innovative.
Designed by Malin Sköld for Bsweden the Siluett table lamp expresses a classic lamp outline in three-dimensional form. The prepossessing Ray table lamp was designed by Danish design studio PEDERJESSEN as part of a collection for Danish brand Mater.
Speaking of innovative salt lamps these lit up salt crystal pieces within a wire basket create a salt lamp installation like none other making it a go-to element when you are in need of a fabulous finishing touch!
Here’s a slightly different spin on the idea mentioned above! Don’t have glass cabinets? Put the salt lamps on top of the cabinet structure and watch how the subtle lighting makes your entire kitchen glow in yellow light!
These ultra-modern lamps definitely feel like sculptural additions and demand as much attention when they are switched off during the day time as the do after sunset. Once again you can free up the space on the bedside table of nightstand by removing the need for a table lamp while also benefiting from the style upgrade.
When top designers across the world are getting creating with pendant and bedside lamp designs why should you fall behind when it comes to using them in the bedroom! Get creating this spring and summer by combining a table lamp on one side of the bed with pendant light or floor lamp on the other to paint of picture of quirky contrast. LED strip lighting that is built into the bed frame is also a fun option for those who do not want too much accent of task lighting and would prefer a more moody romantic bedroom.
What makes salt lamps very convenient is their small size. They can fit into the smallest spaces and don’t take up much room. The corner of the living room is often unused but you can change that with the use of the pink lamp!
Strip lights also allow you to illuminate each individual floating shelf and even the lowest of them all is perfectly lit eliminating any prospect of ugly shadows. Whether you are displaying fancy china or just fashioning a beautiful backdrop LED strip lights and open kitchen shelves is a match made in design haven!
LED lighting has been around for a while but strip lights definitely have taken these energy-efficient lighting fixtures to a whole new level. Illuminating even the most awkward of corners these adaptable lights can be easily incorporated into the design of an existing kitchen with little fuss. From beautiful shelves and smart cabinets to functional countertops and striking kitchen islands LED strip lights can be used anywhere and everywhere.
Designer Aaron Scott crafts his designs with a sense of mathematical rigour working in that undefined space between art and design. Scott is influenced by the intricacies found in nature and a lifelong passion for mathematics.