LivingColors Lamps by Philips

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March 15, 2010

Editor-in-chief Sam Grawe offers his San Francisco apartment as a staging ground for a couple LivingColors lamps, and we asked associate photo editor Alexis Tjian to set up a few color-saturated vignettes. Check out our slideshow to see the illuminated result.

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  In the living room, the LivingColors lamp, though obscured from view by a Knoll sofa by Charles Pfister, mimics the bright warm tones of the Max Bill poster. Grawe's cat, Eero, settles in amongst a collection of both vintage and contemporary pillows.  Photo by: Alexis Tjian
    In the living room, the LivingColors lamp, though obscured from view by a Knoll sofa by Charles Pfister, mimics the bright warm tones of the Max Bill poster. Grawe's cat, Eero, settles in amongst a collection of both vintage and contemporary pillows.

    Photo by: Alexis Tjian

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  A LivingColors lamp, resting next to a blowfish-shaped Japanese lantern, emits a concentrated beam of red light beneath a silk-screen print promoting Osaka's Expo '70.  Photo by: Alexis Tjian
    A LivingColors lamp, resting next to a blowfish-shaped Japanese lantern, emits a concentrated beam of red light beneath a silk-screen print promoting Osaka's Expo '70.

    Photo by: Alexis Tjian

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  A refracted pastel glow from a LivingColors mini filters through an Orkidea vase created by Timo Sarpaneva for Iittala. The silver candlesticks are from Georg Jensen; the silver bud vase is vintage, by Tapio Wirkkala.  Photo by: Alexis Tjian
    A refracted pastel glow from a LivingColors mini filters through an Orkidea vase created by Timo Sarpaneva for Iittala. The silver candlesticks are from Georg Jensen; the silver bud vase is vintage, by Tapio Wirkkala.

    Photo by: Alexis Tjian

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  Grawe, a musician, grouped a collection of artifacts from his travels around the world near his vintage keyboards and drum machines. The LivingColors lamp highlights the crannies of the room's built-in shelving.  Photo by: Alexis Tjian
    Grawe, a musician, grouped a collection of artifacts from his travels around the world near his vintage keyboards and drum machines. The LivingColors lamp highlights the crannies of the room's built-in shelving.

    Photo by: Alexis Tjian

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  A pair of LivingColors minis work in concert to create a dramatic setting atop a vintage rosewood sideboard from Denmark.  Photo by: Alexis Tjian
    A pair of LivingColors minis work in concert to create a dramatic setting atop a vintage rosewood sideboard from Denmark.

    Photo by: Alexis Tjian

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  A warm glow infuses a trio of Festivo candlesticks by Timo Sarpaneva for Iittala next to a LivingColors lamp. The floor lamp is by Arne Jacobsen.  Photo by: Alexis Tjian
    A warm glow infuses a trio of Festivo candlesticks by Timo Sarpaneva for Iittala next to a LivingColors lamp. The floor lamp is by Arne Jacobsen.

    Photo by: Alexis Tjian

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  A mixture of blue and green hues, from a LivingColors lamp hidden behind a large philodendron, complement a Jonah and the Whale print by Edie Harper in a corner of Grawe's living room. The floor pillows are from the Rug Company.  Photo by: Alexis Tjian
    A mixture of blue and green hues, from a LivingColors lamp hidden behind a large philodendron, complement a Jonah and the Whale print by Edie Harper in a corner of Grawe's living room. The floor pillows are from the Rug Company.

    Photo by: Alexis Tjian

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  LivingColors minis create colorful alcoves within Grawe's stuffed-to-the-gills bookcase.  Photo by: Alexis Tjian
    LivingColors minis create colorful alcoves within Grawe's stuffed-to-the-gills bookcase.

    Photo by: Alexis Tjian

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