Design Count

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

 

ET Lamp by Bianca

This lamp as the name indicated is modeled after the look of an extra- terrestrial creature giving the lamp its unique look. The lamp has LED light bulbs as its eyes and the light direction is very focused on the desk. It is a new approach on lamp design away from the standard looks of the lightings with shades and stem. Such approach is new and fun giving lightings a new design direction.

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Shroom

Shroom is an Led pendant luminaire. The light is stylized to resemble the shape of a mushroom. Using thin gauge aluminum shapes, the mushroom gills, thirty in all, form the unique shape of the Shroom light. Shroom is an Led pendant luminaire that illuminates from both it's inner core and a down light. The illumination from with in casts a play of light onto the aluminum gills. An array of colors results from the glow of its inner core. The designer of the Shroom light was inspired by the story of Alice in Wonderland to create this fixture.

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Léon

Léon means to engage the user in a lighting experience, leaving behind traditional archetypes of home lighting and with this the physical switch. Employing two proximity sensors controlling hue and brightness, the user lifts and lowers their hands over these sensors to determine the lighting effect. As light is intangible, it is apt that the switch should be too. Through a more poetic interaction with light, Lewis believes the user will find a renewed sensitivity to the lighting atmospheres they create.

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Bob

The Bob Lamp re-imagines the bold, expressive and garish affectations of postmodernism through the authentic re-investment in ‘real’ materials. Made from hand cast concrete with recycled glass aggregates its weight, size and form allows it to interchange between a small table lamp, heavy enough to withstand an accidental bump and a pendant fixture, light enough to be hung from the ceiling. As a table lamp the wavy base is a series of legs allowing for the cord to pass between, when hung the waves become a crown. The gold half-round bulb does double duty as light source and lampshade.

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Snow drop

Snow Drop is a ceiling and modular lighting. His convenience is the regulation of its luminosity by modulation thanks to the smooth pulley system. Step by step by playing with the counterweight the user is able to increase and decrease the luminosity. The modulation of this design reminds the different stages of blooming of a snowdrop from the beginning with the tetrahedron to the end with the four triangle fractal. The vintage amber Edison bulb is inserted into a tetrahedral exclusive box made of opalescent white plexi, when the design is closed.

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Trapeze

With its creation, the designers were inspired by the ancient Bulgarian architecture. Geometric ornament, with combination of the four elements and octagonal in the composition was typical for Bulgarian architecture. In this case designers have upside down the standard form. Result - four-sided top part on an octagonal base. The fixture is intended for illumination of local areas such dining room, reception. Since small lamp, the maximum visual effect can be achieved by hanging it on groups 3-5 pieces.

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