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Design Count

Design Count featuring great design, architecture, fashion, graphics and innovation from across the globe.

 

Haara

The Haara pendant light was derived from close observation of nature. With light naturally drawing the eye, this sculptural piece was designed and handcrafted with meticulous attention to detail. The finely engineered branching frame is comprised of numerous segments each cut from a solid piece of Brass allowing for endless configurations. The cylindrical lanterns are assembled from hand-drawn glass and polished brass concealing the lighting element, creating a unique lighting diffuser.

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Happiness

This project is inspired by the Chinese idiom joy is coming. It expresses emotion and spirit from China's culture and bring them to users. It is a lamp that can be a home decoration placed on the desk. Magpie-based design of the lamp bulb can be taken from the stand, which has a battery inside so it can still work. It uses soft silicone material to be touched and hold by hands. And the bracket part is made of two parts in order to save space in the package box.

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Martin

Martin is a standing lamp. It consists of one single steel tube that bends to create both its base and its body. This tube is attached to an aluminum shade through a swiveled joint that allows it to be adjusted while reading. Martin is finished with a fine textured powder coating that gives it a matte appearance and a soft touch.

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Portal

'Portal' is a led hallway designed by artist Akiko Yamashita in the weller court plaza in Little Tokyo Los Angeles in 2015. Inspired by neon light and prism, the spiral made with 7000 pixels of light welcomes visitors to the building's plaza. Color animation is changing throughout the day and night. It has become a destination portal - formally a dark tunnel - has been transformed by the designer.

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Space

The designer of this pendant was inspired by the elliptic and parabolic orbits of asteroids. The unique shape of the lamp is defined by the anodized aluminium poles that are precisely arranged in a 3D printed ring, creating the perfect balance. The white glass shade in the middle harmonizes with the poles and adds to its sophisticated appearance. Some say the lamp resembles an angel, others think it looks like a graceful bird.

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Reverse Pickup

The Reverse Pickup Table Lamp by ADD features a perfect circle discus consisting of translucent marble. As the discus rotates along the base it gradually lights up. The two bronze arcs were conceived so as to enclose the discus and accentuate the notion of movement and the play between light and shadow. Three different discuses made from different colored marbles were chosen to match the user's aesthetics and mood. As the mood changes, all the user needs to do is play his/her favorite discus. ADD payed attention to the choice of materials in order to achieve a light yet also luxurious result.

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