Merging practicality—ingenuity, even—with aesthetics can yield impressive results. These light fixtures and accessories go beyond the basic function of illuminating a space in some very surprising ways.
This innovative, sound-absorbing suspension lamp combines technology and elegance, ultimately enhancing the true nature of the product: silence. Designed by architect Odile Decq, Pétale has an ethereal presence, thanks to its organic form and soft diffused light that filters through a white fabric cover. It contains a sound-absorbing panel that makes it perfect for large spaces that require high-quality acoustics.(Courtesy Tech Lighting)
Named for its uniquely flexible features (GATICA = General And Task Illumination, Controls, Adjustability), this modular LED lighting system combines aimable general illumination, wall wash, and aimable spot lighting all in a highly configurable, ultra-thin profile.
GATICA’s highly configurable components, quiet beauty, and light performance make it ideal for retail, grocery, office, healthcare, hospitality, museum, library, and gallery applications. It can serve as the sole or majority light source throughout spaces requiring general illumination, wall-washing, task illumination, or all three.(Courtesy ILEX)
In this elegant, unusual ceiling fixture, a polished, spun-aluminum shade surrounds a hammered metal baffle that is finished in Architectural Bronze or Polished Nickel. The inside of the baffle is brushed brass, which imparts a warm glow both upwards and downwards. Designed by Kevin Walz.(Courtesy Legrand)
These hand-crafted, heavily textured metal wall plates coordinate with select Hubbardton Forge fixtures. In six finishes: Black, Natural Iron, Mahogany, Dark Smoke, Burnished Steel, and Bronze.(Courtesy SnapPower)
No batteries or hardwiring required: Patented metal prongs on the back of the faceplate make contact with the screws on the outlet, and draw power to the unit’s integral, sensor-operated, LED nightlights.(Courtesy Vibia)
The electrical wires of this updated, abstracted chandelier can be adjusted to trace geometries in two and three dimensions, allowing a great variety of sizes and forms to be created. Designed by Arik Levy.