- Often neglected, yet so essential. Whether they're resting on the dining table or occupying the floor, the world would be a little darker without these beaming lights.
Created by French designer Marc Sadler in 2008, this table lamp is made of composite lacquered material and feaures a lithe fiberglass base. It's available in four hues.
A metal lampshade riddled with tiny punctures might seem couterintuitive, but the dreamy diffusion of light emitted doesn't take away from Perf's ability to cast a directed beam on your nighttime reading. Designed by the Diesel Creative Team for Diesel/Foscarini.
- Working with a limited footprint, a daunting slope, and killer views, architect Bruce Bolander went vertical with a secluded canyon house in Malibu.
Set this handblown beaut directly on your side table for a low glow to light the pages of your nighttime reading.
- Dwell editors Sam Grawe and Jordan Kushins are on the ground in Milan reporting on the 2009 Salone del Mobile. They'll be sharing highlights as they go.
- No need to be lost in the dark when it comes to contemporary lighting—Dwell + AHAlife's latest curation is composed of 11 of our favorite pieces.
- For photographer Reinaldo Cóser and his family of four, the best way to deal with the sometimes-draining throb of massive São Paulo was to simply rise above.