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July 3, 2013
In this Conversation Piece series, we take a look at 10 Statement Lights that are sure to grab attention, hold gaze, and spark a few discussions. Click through for some bright ideas for adding a pop to your homes lighting.


Designed by Front for Moooi in 2006, the life-size Horse Lamp is polyester and sports a lamp shade, as all good horses do.

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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, giving distinct, unique illumination.

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Ango modern pendant light made from silk cocoons


Thailand-based company Ango prides itself with fabricating products using sustainable human-scale production techniques and natural materials. Their Full Moon pendant utilizes hundreds of silk cocoons to diffuse light.

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Icarus hanging light by Artenica


Go towards the light! Made from white mylar and multiple layers of polyester cut to resemble a hovering bird's wing, the Icarus Lamp is a striking homage to human aspiration and our source of life: the sun. Though its dimensions are 30" x 10" x 10", Icarus weighs just 1.5 pounds. The light is designed for a 60-watt bulb and comes with a conical safety protector. Electrical cord included.

Originally appeared in Light Up Your Life
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Yorky lamp by Hlynur Atlason.


While its sculptural and whimsical shape evokes memories of an animal-like creature, Yorky is a very versatile and practical light that can sit or lay on a table at different angles to illuminate varied surfaces or hang from its leash on a wall.

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SHY Light chandelier by Bec Brittain for Matter


This spare, modular chandelier's thin LED tubes define its 1970s throwback vibe.

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It's just too cute.

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Like an elusive sea creature glowing from within a thicket of coral, the Corallo lamp captures the intrigue of the deep within its tangle of injection-molded polycarbonate branches.

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Maya pendant lamp by Mermelada Estudio for Almerich


Maya, a modular Mermelada Estudio design, is a hexagonal, powder-coated, folded-steel pendant lamp that can be used alone or in a cluster to form a honeycomb of light. Almerich, based in Valencia, produces them in six colors.

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We're not sure which the PXL reminds us of more: Panton and Pantone, or clowns and carnivals. The fact that its lacquered aluminum bands are upbeat and eye-catching, however, is without a doubt.

Originally appeared in Zero
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ylighting horse floor lamp


Designed by Front for Moooi in 2006, the life-size Horse Lamp is polyester and sports a lamp shade, as all good horses do.

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