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Lighting

Lighting's primary purpose is to illuminate a space. It distributes, filters, and transforms light. This fixture is not necessarily the source of light, but rather, is a mechanism used to support a system, providing artificial light.

There is an array of fixtures under the header of lighting. This includes, but is not limited to, lamps and other mobile lighting objects, suspended lighting fixtures, and large floor-based lighting fixtures.

Light fixtures can be made from various materials. Traditionally, they are created out of metal, most specifically, brass and sheet metal. Others are made from porcelain and glass.

Amongst the various types of glass used is opal glass, which has a special place when evaluating glass light fixtures, as it is known for its particular effect on light diffusion. Opal glass was a beloved material for lighting designers, most specifically at the beginning of the 20th-century.

Lighting devices evidently changed over the decades, as a result of the progress of technological advancements. Beyond the evolution of lighting technology, these objects have also been transformed, heavily, by the designers behind their creation. Designers are quite often a product of their times, reflecting the style of the times, and such influences are typically seen in their designs. Lighting fixtures from the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries mirror the movements that coincided at the same time… Movements such as Art NouveauSurrealism, and Art Deco heavily influenced designers of the time.

Light has also been a source of inspiration for many artists, whether in painting or sculpture. Think of the technique of chiaroscuro, for example, which allows artists to create intense contrast by playing with shadows. But the border between design objects and works of art is even thinner in the field of sculpture. For example, the creation of neon sculptures, as done by the artist Mary Jo McGonagle, is a perfect example of the multiple possibilities that light offers in art.

Are you fascinated to discover or rediscover modern and contemporary lighting fixtures? Explore a collection of selected lighting objects!

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Our recommendations Hélène Labadie, Homer Lamp, Design

Hélène Labadie

Homer Lamp, 2022 24 x 20 x 5 cm Design

$1,466

Our recommendations Jan Ernst, Lampe Womb II, Design

Jan Ernst

Lampe Womb II, 2022 50 x 45 x 22 cm Design

$1,885

Our recommendations Xanthe Somers, Bitter Sweet, Design

Xanthe Somers

Bitter Sweet, 2022 94 x 54 x 28 cm Design

$2,932

Studio Joachim-Morineau, Mini Arceo, Design

Studio Joachim-Morineau

Mini Arceo, 2022 35 x 25 x 15 cm Design

$382

Claire Cosnefroy, Sans-titre ( Petite Lampe de table ), Design

Claire Cosnefroy

Sans-titre ( Petite Lampe de table ), 2022 20 x 21 x 18 cm Design

$398

Anne Ghez, Boite lumineuse ocean, Design

Anne Ghez

Boite lumineuse ocean, 2020 32 x 23.5 x 7 cm Design

$618

Max Kruger, Chandelier Max Kruger-Berlin ca., Design

Max Kruger

Chandelier Max Kruger-Berlin ca., 1923 80 x 64 x 64 cm Design

$9,948

Franz Haegele, Chandelier Franz Haegele Schwintzer & Gräff Berlin ca., Design

Franz Haegele

Chandelier Franz Haegele Schwintzer & Gräff Berlin ca., 1925 115 x 52 x 52 cm Design

$9,215

Philippe Buil, Lampe Métal 100-21, Design

Philippe Buil

Lampe Métal 100-21, 2020 34 x 11 x 10 cm Design

$890

Our recommendations Caroline Brisset, Lluvia H (CB88), Design

Caroline Brisset

Lluvia H (CB88), 2016 57.5 x 12 x 12 cm Design

$1,780

Carl Auböck, Floor Lamp, Design

Carl Auböck

Floor Lamp, 1940 149 x 35 x 35 cm Design

Price upon request

Our recommendations Junior Fritz Jacquet, Lotus 50, Design

Junior Fritz Jacquet

Lotus 50, 2021 60 x 50 x 50 cm Design

$1,257

Our recommendations Tauras Kensminas, Lamp, Design

Tauras Kensminas

Lamp, 2020 130 x 93 x 90 cm Design

$1,361

Our recommendations André Saraiva, Mr A néon, Design

André Saraiva

Mr A néon, 2020 20.5 x 69 x 5 cm Design

$2,304

Leo Factory, RX7M, Design

Leo Factory

RX7M, 2020 67 x 24 x 17 cm Design

$995

Catherine de Kerhor, Chat perché, Design

Catherine de Kerhor

Chat perché, 2022 32 x 31 x 6 cm Design

$1,990

Yannick Bouillault, Illumination Process, Design

Yannick Bouillault

Illumination Process, 2020 40 x 7.5 x 7.5 cm Design

$942

Paula Mitsue Corrales Kido, Crin Weaving Lamp-Extended Fiber Crin Lamp, Design

Paula Mitsue Corrales Kido

Crin Weaving Lamp-Extended Fiber Crin Lamp, 2018 31.5 x 31.5 x 31 cm Design

$2,011

Thomas Carlier, Lampe Alumine Black, Design

Thomas Carlier

Lampe Alumine Black, 2020 31 x 17 x 11 cm Design

$1,361

Our recommendations Geneviève Claisse, Sculpture Linéaire, Design

Geneviève Claisse

Sculpture Linéaire, 1982 65 x 17 x 17 cm Design

$2,827

Our recommendations Gabriele Dal Dosso, Cubo di gabo – M³.N_R2, Design

Gabriele Dal Dosso

Cubo di gabo – M³.N_R2, 2017 60 x 60 x 6 cm Design

$3,141

Sylvie Guyomard, Lampe noire, Design

Sylvie Guyomard

Lampe noire, 2015 50 x 19 x 19 cm Design

$2,084

Our recommendations Mary Jo McGonagle, Stay calm - neon art, Design

Mary Jo McGonagle

Stay calm - neon art, 2020 38.1 x 71.1 x 7.6 cm Design

$2,900

Anne-Pierre Malval, Colonne King kong, Design

Anne-Pierre Malval

Colonne King kong, 2021 98 x 42 x 35 cm Design

$995

Fat, Monkey Lamp, Design

Fat

Monkey Lamp, 2019 70 x 50 x 25 cm Design

$2,618

Our recommendations Sam Son, Bad boys, Design

Sam Son

Bad boys, 2018 140 x 100 x 11 cm Design

$15,707

Hajime Sorayama, Sexy Robot Floating (Black), Design

Hajime Sorayama

Sexy Robot Floating (Black), 2020 55.88 x 35.56 x 35.56 cm Design

$4,000

Our recommendations Dimitar Solakov, Ice Caps, Design

Dimitar Solakov

Ice Caps, 2019 18.5 x 80 x 5 cm Design

$5,759

Fabien Chalon, L'envol, Design

Fabien Chalon

L'envol, 2019 36 x 65 x 24 cm Design

$3,220

Michael Wallner, Past Glories (Battersea Power Station), Design

Michael Wallner

Past Glories (Battersea Power Station), 2013 72 x 120 x 12 cm Design

$6,875

Daniele Sigalot, Blue does not exist, Design

Daniele Sigalot

Blue does not exist, 2018 40 x 80 x 3 cm Design

$4,189

Maja Bajevic, Liberté pour les libres, Egalité pour les égaux, Fraternité pour les frères, Design

Maja Bajevic

Liberté pour les libres, Egalité pour les égaux, Fraternité pour les frères, 2016 97 x 280 cm Design

$41,885

Volkan Aslan, Dear Ugly Future, Design

Volkan Aslan

Dear Ugly Future, 2019 55 x 27 x 34 cm Design

$6,283

Toomas Toomepuu, Grown in Unknown, Lamp, Design

Toomas Toomepuu

Grown in Unknown, Lamp, 2021 45.7 x 45.7 x 38.1 cm Design

$3,000

Potchi Moopp, Shitake, crazy mushrooms, Design

Potchi Moopp

Shitake, crazy mushrooms, 2015 50 x 50 x 50 cm Design

$6,283

Hélène Labadie, Budy Lamp, Design

Hélène Labadie

Budy Lamp, 2022 22 x 20 x 5 cm Design

$1,466

Our recommendations Xanthe Somers, Bitter Sweet (Moyenne lampe bleue et rose), Design

Xanthe Somers

Bitter Sweet (Moyenne lampe bleue et rose), 2022 94 x 54 x 28 cm Design

$2,932

Our recommendations Xanthe Somers, Over, over ripe, Design

Xanthe Somers

Over, over ripe, 2022 130 x 60 x 25 cm Design

$5,550

Xanthe Somers, Rancid, Design

Xanthe Somers

Rancid, 2022 148 x 48 x 30 cm Design

$4,398

Humberto da Mata, Orgus Floor Lamp N.03, Design

Humberto da Mata

Orgus Floor Lamp N.03, 2022 180 x 28 x 32 cm Design

$5,183

Claire Cosnefroy, Applique murale 2, Design

Claire Cosnefroy

Applique murale 2, 2022 35 x 36 x 8 cm Design

$817

Claire Cosnefroy, Applique Murale 1, Design

Claire Cosnefroy

Applique Murale 1, 2022 47 x 37 x 11 cm Design

$817

Jan Ernst, Applique murale Womb II, Design

Jan Ernst

Applique murale Womb II, 2022 50 x 38 x 12 cm Design

$2,288

Claire Cosnefroy, Sans Titre (Grande Étroite lampe), Design

Claire Cosnefroy

Sans Titre (Grande Étroite lampe), 2022 46 x 17 x 17 cm Design

$607

Claire Cosnefroy, Sans Titre (Grande large lampe), Design

Claire Cosnefroy

Sans Titre (Grande large lampe), 2022 40 x 20 x 18 cm Design

$607

Jan Ernst, Applique Womb I, Design

Jan Ernst

Applique Womb I, 2022 50 x 35 x 12 cm Design

$2,288

Max Kruger, Chandelier Max Kruger-Berlin ca, Design

Max Kruger

Chandelier Max Kruger-Berlin ca, 1923 103 x 59 x 59 cm Design

$8,168

Werkstätte Hagenauer, Table lamp, Design

Werkstätte Hagenauer

Table lamp, 1930 44 x 23 x 23 cm Design

$6,073

Our recommendations Junior Fritz Jacquet, Starry 50, Design

Junior Fritz Jacquet

Starry 50, 2021 60 x 50 x 50 cm Design

$1,152

Sophia Taillet, Helik Light (bleu), Design

Sophia Taillet

Helik Light (bleu), 2017 71 x 30 cm Design

Price upon request

Sophia Taillet, Helik Light (rouge), Design

Sophia Taillet

Helik Light (rouge), 2017 71 x 30 cm Design

Price upon request

Our recommendations Philippe Buil, Lampe flamme 121-19, Design

Philippe Buil

Lampe flamme 121-19, 2019 55 x 25 x 25 cm Design

$2,723

Junior Fritz Jacquet, Coralys 50, Design

Junior Fritz Jacquet

Coralys 50, 2021 60 x 50 x 50 cm Design

$1,361

Junior Fritz Jacquet, Borealys 50, Design

Junior Fritz Jacquet

Borealys 50, 2021 60 x 50 x 50 cm Design

$1,152

Leo Factory, Rx70M, Design

Leo Factory

Rx70M, 2020 70 x 27 x 14 cm Design

$1,204

Leo Factory, RX54L, Design

Leo Factory

RX54L, 2020 52 x 27 x 15 cm Design

$995

Junior Fritz Jacquet, Dianthys 50, Design

Junior Fritz Jacquet

Dianthys 50, 2021 60 x 50 x 50 cm Design

$942

Caroline Brisset, Lluvia N°12 (CB17), Design

Caroline Brisset

Lluvia N°12 (CB17), 2014 83 x 12 x 12 cm Design

$2,408

Rafal Piesliak, From series Barricade, Design

Rafal Piesliak

From series Barricade, 2017 50 x 50 x 15 cm Design

$838

Our recommendations Junior Fritz Jacquet, Tableau Origami 1, Design

Junior Fritz Jacquet

Tableau Origami 1, 2022 75 x 75 x 30 cm Design

$4,189

Leo Factory, RX30P, Design

Leo Factory

RX30P, 2022 56 x 36 x 14 cm Design

$1,204

Leo Factory, RX22P, Design

Leo Factory

RX22P, 2022 58 x 40 x 18 cm Design

$1,047

Leo Factory, RX80N, Design

Leo Factory

RX80N, 2021 60 x 36 x 16 cm Design

$1,204

Paula Mitsue Corrales Kido, Double Crin Weaving Lamp 2- Double Crin Weaving Lamp, Design

Paula Mitsue Corrales Kido

Double Crin Weaving Lamp 2- Double Crin Weaving Lamp, 2018 40 x 20 x 10 cm Design

$2,764

Paula Mitsue Corrales Kido, Crin Weaving Lamp-White Crin Lamp, Design

Paula Mitsue Corrales Kido

Crin Weaving Lamp-White Crin Lamp, 2018 31.5 x 31.5 x 31 cm Design

$2,011

Catherine de Kerhor, Dumbo, Design

Catherine de Kerhor

Dumbo, 2020 30 x 30 x 6 cm Design

$3,874

Rafal Piesliak, Homely, Design

Rafal Piesliak

Homely, 2021 208 x 30 x 30 cm Design

$1,257

Yoshitomo Nara, Y.N. Lamp, Design

Yoshitomo Nara

Y.N. Lamp, 2021 47 x 22 x 2.57 cm Design

$4,000

Junior Fritz Jacquet, Coralys sur pied, Design

Junior Fritz Jacquet

Coralys sur pied, 2022 100 x 50 x 50 cm Design

$1,990

Guillaume Piéchaud, Lampe Pissenlit, Design

Guillaume Piéchaud

Lampe Pissenlit, 2020 41 x 12 x 18 cm Design

$1,571

Our recommendations David Mesguich, Electric vapors, Design

David Mesguich

Electric vapors, 2017 46 x 52 x 11 cm Design

$1,990

Our recommendations Rafal Piesliak, It could be a flower, but it is not, Design

Rafal Piesliak

It could be a flower, but it is not, 2020 180 x 65 x 65 cm Design

$3,770

Guillaume Roche, Globe 30, Design

Guillaume Roche

Globe 30, 2018 30 x 30 x 30 cm Design

$2,042

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