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365 Objects Of Design, Northern Lights

Objects Of Design #273: Crystal Bulb

28th November 2012
Lee Broom's crystal bulb

We couldn’t let a whole month of lighting go past without including Lee Broom’s stunning crystal bulb. This simple idea turns an everyday (often ugly) object into a thing of beauty. The design on the bulb casts a pretty glow over the surrounding wall and creates an intimate atmosphere perfect for a bedroom. The bulb…

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365 Objects Of Design, Northern Lights

Objects Of Design #272: Turn Light

27th November 2012
Caroline Olsson's Turn light

Norwegian designer Caroline Olssen was inspired by the old wooden workbenches that are often used in her country. This starkly simple lamp can be brightened or dimmed by turning the chunky wooden handle on the side. It’s made from birch and mouth-blown glass and has a wonderfully opaque quality when not on. www.carolineolsson.no  

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365 Objects Of Design, Northern Lights

Objects Of Design #270: Damsel Fly

25th November 2012
damsel fly linear weighs 10kg

How pretty is this? Not that long ago it seems it was impossible to find wall lights that weren’t either really old fashioned or looked like they belonged in the pub. How times have changed. These are made from solid brass with a glass drop inserted into them. Now obviously they are for ambience rather…

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