Features: Seeing the Light
There’s no dimming these lights, which throw some sparkle around whether on or off.
Pantalica suspended light in black by Örni Halloween, $5,724, Artemide, Philadelphia. Turn to page 140 for additional shopping information.
Matrix in Steely Taupe by Geometrix by Schonbek, $1,220, Arch Street Lighting, Philadelphia
Cristello pendant, $426, below, and Rainbow pendant, $333, below left, both by Bruck Lighting Systems, Owen/Patrick Gallery, Manayunk
Helix in Confetti by Geometrix by Schonbek, $725, below right, Lighting by Design, Exton
Fleur pendant in Amethyst by Tech Lighting, $295.95, above, Lighting by Design
STANDING ROOM ONLY
These sexy silhouettes are all about being tall, light and handsome.
Crystal Venus floor lamp with Max lime silk shade with striped lining by Maura Daniel, $425, Scarlett Alley, Philadelphia
Logico mini table lamp, $689, below, Artemide
Mouth-blown glass lamp with gray painted parchment shade by Barbara Cosgrove, $559, Scarlett Alley
Crystal Ball floor lamp, $3,785, Baker Knapp & Tubbs, Marketplace Design Center, Philadelphia
Subtle and sophisticated, black lights add moody atmosphere to a room.
Lumin’air reading lamp, $640, left, Ligne Roset, Manayunk
Flos lamp by Philippe Starck, $190, below,O L C, Philadelphia
Lightgown hanging fixture by Michael Biello, $1,125, left, Biello Martin Studio, Philadelphia
US Spirit floor lamp, $99, middle left, BoConcept, Philadelphia
Rectangular lamp with leather base, by Little Lamp, $99, Details Lighting, Bala Cynwyd
HOT IN THE SHADE
Dress your bulbs in shades of anything but gray, and give them a reason to glow.
Outscalloped square shade
in bronze from the Augustan Collection, $45, top, and custom square orange dupioni silk shade, $176, above, both at Ruth’s Lamps and Shades, Erdenheim
Silk drum pendant in Maize Smokebush, $480, left, and silk funnel pendant in Gold Ivy, $340, far right, both by Galbraith & Paul, Hobnob Design, Chestnut Hill
Custom gold soutache string shade, $198, above, Ruth’s Lamps and Shades
Ariel table lamp, $170, left, Blue Raccoon, New Hope
Chocolate-brown silk bell shade, $24, left, and striped corseted oval shade, $126, below, both at Ruth’s Lamps and Shades
Sleek shapes and bold colors turn the tables on traditional bedside lamps.
Red glass table lamp by Lite Source, $168, Kay Lighting & Design, Conshohocken
Rachel pendant in Ebony by Stonegate Designs, $715, Details Lighting
Small St. Charles mercury glass table lamp by Jamie Young Company, $162, Area, Lambertville, with red silk retro drum shade, $72, Ruth’s Lamps and Shades
Aurora table lamp by Harris Marcus Home, $229, Bright Light Design Center
Make a high-wattage statement with handcrafted, one-of-a-kind fixtures.
Palm light, far left, and Grate light, left, both by Tyson Boles, $650 each, Owen/Patrick Gallery
Josephine lamp, $150, right, Julianna Holowka, Philadelphia
XL pendant by MIOculture, $195, Foster’s Urban Homeware, Philadelphia
Ribbed light, $295, below left, and Blade light, $175, below right, both by Tyson Boles, Owen/Patrick Gallery
Illuminated works of art sculpt light and shadow to their maximum potential.
Hydra chandelier, $4,500, David D’Imperio, Stony Run
Magdalena suspended fixture by Terzani, far right, $3,768, Arch Street Lighting