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Explore - Lighting Design
German designer Ingo Maurer created this playful piece out of metal and wings of actual goose feathers in 2005. Designed for rooms with low ceilings, it features ten low-voltage bulbs and...
If you live in San Francisco you've likely walked past Meteor Lights a few times without noticing the small storefront on 17th Street and Guerrero. This cool studio allows you to completely...
Each iron Firefly fixture from CB2 comes with five glass shades which would look great lined up above the dining table or kitchen countertop, or illuminating the living room.
Designed by Poul Henningsen, the PH Artichoke is a 360-degree glare-free luminaire created by 72 leaves that shield the light source, and redirect and reflect the light onto the underlying leaves,...
A mid-century classic, the Bubble Lamp was first designed by George Nelson in 1947. These famous lamps are part of the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
Blown like bubble gum into a mould, these plastic spheres are metalized internally to give a mirrored finish. This internal metallic design focuses the brightness from the lamp, projecting a soft,...
A hand-blown glass diffuser hangs from a chrome-plated steel stem and base in this truly one-of-a-kind design by Ernesto Gismondi for Artemide.
The Chasen S2 has a chemically photo-etched stainless steel body with borosilicate glass diffuser and is finished in a white or black liquid paint. It was designed by Patricia Urquiola in...
A glowing floor light made from roto-molded plastic. It's a lamp, stool, and accent table all in one.
Don't let the tiny image fool you, this Brave New World is way bigger than you might think. The oak frame stands almost six feet high and over two feet wide, and the structure is as intricate as it...
The Vento Pendant lamp combines the technology of a powerful lamp with soft, sinewy curves that make it a statement piece in any room.
There's something about these enameled steel Signal lamps. Jean-Louis Domecq designed the originals over 50 years ago in France, and their industrial appeal is complemented by the range of...
Atto 5000 was introduced at the Stockholm Furniture Fair earlier this year, one of interior architect Seppo Koho's latest designs for Finnish lighting company Secto Design. Handmade by skilled...
The elegant curve of the the Butterfly Wall Sconce by Estiluz bathes any room in a warm glow. Designed by Leonardo Marelli. Available in nickel, chrome, and black finishes.
Artek's A110 pendant has been shining brightly since it was designed by Finnish founder Alvar Aalto in 1952. The lacquered aluminum lamp directs focused rays—like a spotlight for your coffee...
A recent lunchtime wander to San Francisco boutique Area (which is right around the corner from Dwell HQ) gave us a bit of design-envy to chew on. The impeccably-curated shop is chock-full of...
This 60s throwback lamp looks a bit like a retro-futuristic hair dryer hood. Designer Christophe Mathieu worked with Barcelona-based lighting brand Marset to create Clea, and the polycarbonate...
A magnetic platform supports this lamp, which spins 360 degrees. An infared switch detects movement, so turning it on and off is as simple as a wave of the hand.
Designed in 1997, the Abyss lamp is a malleable, modular piece made of molded opal polycarbonate.
Using only 9 watts of energy, this lamp will operate for more than five years in continuous use.