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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.
Introduced in Milan last year but now available for purchase in the US, Vicente Garcia Jimenez's Le Soliel is a pendant that lights below from above and above from below. The polycarbonate tiers shine directly down, but also ambient illumination towards the ceiling.