ELEEK | www.eleekinc.com Product: Calliope
Available in both pendant and chandelier (shown) versions, Calliope is constructed of a hollow globe framed with welded steel. Recycled cast-aluminum clips are attached to the globe's struts and hold a total of 146 pieces of colorful, rectangular art glass, creating a multifaceted lens. The 33-inch-diameter luminaires can accept both fluorescent and incandescent lamps and are offered in specifiable colors with optional patinas or colored powder coats.
This series of decorative metal faceplate wall sconces is suitable for indoor and outdoor applications and is available with seven standard designs: horizontal, vertical, squares, oval, trio, mosaic (shown), and window. Offered in black, stainless-steel, and white finishes, as well as custom designs and colors, the fixtures measure 9 3/8 inches wide and 10 1/4 inches tall and accept one 13W, 18W, or 26W compact fluorescent lamp.
FONTANA ARTE | www.fontanaarte.it Product: Lounge
Part of the Candle Collection, the Lounge wall sconce measures just under 6 3/4 inches wide and just over 5 inches tall. Its diffuser is made from screen-printed methacrylate, offered in orange or transparent and affixed to the wall with an aluminum painted mounting. Sandblasted glass diffusers, located on the top and bottom of the luminaire, conceal an incandescent or fluorescent lamp.
The Duplex pendant comprises a cast-methacrylate diffuser and polished steel raceway for a minimal industrial aesthetic. Offered in two sizes—the two-lamp fixture measures 7 3/4 inches wide, while the four-lamp version is 15 3/4 inches wide—the luminaires can be adjusted for either direct or indirect lighting. The diffuser is offered in red, blue, and satin, and houses 50W PAR20 lamps.
Part of the Tecnica Collection, Slot is a series of recessed indirect wall and ceiling luminaires. Their metal structure (coated in matte white epoxy powder) houses one or more dimmable T5 fluorescent lamps, while magnets keep the diffuser in place, making for easy mounting and maintenance. The fixtures are offered in approximately 35 1/2-, 47 1/4-, 59-, and 97 1/4-inch lengths.
Product: Globo di Luce
Also part of the Candle Collection, Globo di Luce is a pendant luminaire with a metallic-brown glass globe. Offered in two sizes—approximately 11 3/4 and 17 3/4 inches in diameter—the fixture has an anodized aluminum internal reflector to maximize the light from one halogen lamp. Its transparent suspension cable is just under 98 1/2 inches long.
AXO LIGHT | www.axolight.it Product: Blum
A collection of contemporary direct/indirect pendant luminaires, Blum is offered in three large-scale designs. Characterized by hand-blown Murano glass molded into two orbital shapes with cutouts and individual, vase-like diffusers, the fixtures are available in clear, chromed glass, and cream-white finishes and have interiors of high-reflectance white. Each can be lamped with a 25W or 60W incandescent.
WILMETTE LIGHTING COMPANY | www.wilmettelighting.com Product: Pullman Suspension
A general area light designed to evenly illuminate ceilings, walls, and floors, the frost-colored Pullman Suspension luminaire has a classic-shaped Holophane prismatic glass shade that diffuses light to reduce glare and enhance visual comfort. It can take both incandescent and fluorescent lamps (the former comes with a standard incandescent dimmer) and is offered in three lengths: 24, 36, and 48 inches. Antique bronze and polished nickel finishes are available.
DELRAY LIGHTING | www.delraylighting.com Product: Cylindro
Available in two 24-inch-diameter models—one that takes five 18W or 26W compact fluorescent lamps and another with RGB and color-sequencing LEDs—the Cylindro pendant has a matte aluminum exterior and an opal acrylic interior that provides direct/indirect lighting distribution while creating a play of light and dark. The LED models can also integrate an optional adjustable monopoint AR111 or MR16 lamp for task lighting.
BOYD LIGHTING | www.boydlighting.com Product: Chenla + Kambuja
These white glass table lamps were inspired by stone structures found at temple ruins in Cambodia. Offered with cased white glass bases, opaque white linen shades, and a full range of finish options—including antiqued Boyd brass, polished brass, polished nickel, and satin nickel—they each measure 38 1/2 inches tall and 19 inches wide. Lamped with two incandescents, the luminaires include a frosted Pyrex glass top diffuser.
Product: Piccolo Series
Comprised of three diminutive sconces influenced by classic Greek architecture, the Piccolo Series measures 10 inches high and 4 3/4 inches wide. Featuring a white linen shade and three types of bobeche (white flash glass, solid brass, and Strass Swarovski crystal), each fixture takes one incandescent lamp, has an optional mirror-mount modification, and is offered in six finishes including blackened brass, polished nickel, and satin nickel.
An updated example of the ancient South American handcrafted technique called filigrana, in which small metallic pieces are combined to create larger surfaces with spiral texture, the Catacaos luminaires come in ceiling, pendant, and sconce versions. Both the ceiling and pendant fixtures come in 24- and 30-inch diameters with textured bone white and espresso shades, while the sconce measures 10 inches wide and has a matte white decorative grill. Each contains a white acrylic diffuser.
D'AC LIGHTING | www.daclighting.com Product: Mini-Davidio
Providing a soft industrial design aesthetic to interior spaces, the Mini-Davidio bell-shaped pendant features an opaque metal shade and measures just over 9 inches tall. The fixture can be suspended by height-adjustable cables or a 1/2-inch-diameter rigid stem, as well as specified with modifications that allow use on low-wattage tracklighting systems. It is available with a spun aluminum shade, the inside of which is finished with a highly reflective opal acrylic paint for maximum light distribution.
Fonari pendants cast a broad beam of direct downlighting into a space while providing a clean, contemporary design. Along with its shallow, disc-shaped spun-aluminum shade offered in a wide range of saturated and metallic colors, a 5-inch round ceiling canopy mimics the 21 1/2-inch aperture opening. Illumination is produced by a choice of metal halide, incandescent, compact fluorescent, and halogen sources, and a white opal acrylic lens diffuser distributes the light evenly and reduces glare.
Reminiscent of industrial luminaire designs of the 1940s, ‘50s, and ‘60s, the Mini-Clareta pendant provides a focused, cone-shaped beam of high-performance light from its classic bell-shaped shade. Suspended via height-adjustable cables or a 1/2-inch-diameter rigid stem, a domed ceiling canopy mimics the top of the shade, which can house a metal halide, incandescent, compact fluorescent, or halogen light source. Spun aluminum or solid copper shades are offered in a variety of finishes.
DUPONT CORIAN | www.dupont.com Product: Medusa
Designed by Barcelona-based design firm Exposed, the Medusa table lamp was inspired by the form of the jellyfish. With swooping curves made of Corian in shades of brown, the sculptural luminaire is sandblasted on the inside to create a variety of beautiful patterns when illuminated.
Product: Delirium Yum
Designer Ingo Maurer created this table lamp using unusual components—a conical glass vase filled with water is placed on a Corian tray, which lies atop a halogen spotlight and five control elements including a dimmer. A magnetically-powered pole activates the swirling water, while a mirror at the top of the lamp diffuses the light.
Comprised of numerous thin, weaved layers of Corian, architect Andreas Hild has created the cylindrical Woven-Light table lamp and highlighted the translucency of the textured material. Offered in cameo white, Corian pearl grey, and Corian ice white, the luminaire was part of the Visions of Corian creative workshop on innovative design held in 2006 in Rio de Janeiro.
HINSON LIGHTING | 212-475-4100 Product: Hinson Robsjohn-Gibbings Classic Square Marble Table Lamp
Originally designed by T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings in 1952, the Classic Square Marble Table Lamp is being re-launched by Hinson Lighting after 30 years off the market. Comprised of a sculptural square column in black or white marble and a round or square white linen or white translucent shade, the luminaire stands 27 1/2 inches tall. It has an on/off pull-chain socket and available finishes include bronze, matte nickel, polished brass, polished chrome, and hand-rubbed bronze (white marble only).
The Josephine collection depicts the transformation of traditional to contemporary with the application of platinum (shown), gold, black, and white finishes to its fixtures' ceramic bases. Available in table lamp and pendant versions, the collection is also offered in combinations of black and white, and platinum and black. The table lamp stands 30 inches tall, while pendants are offered in 30-inch and 70-inch diameters. Shades are available in white, black, silver, or gold.
LUXO | www.luxous.com Product: Vola
Providing high-performance, glare-free indirect lighting in a dramatic design, Vola is characterized by its bulbous-shaped housing and arching light-diffusing wings. Available in fixed and mobile styles, the latter features movable wings with Memory Metal springs that, when the fixture is on, expand and raise to a gliding position. Suspended via steel wire, the luminaire is comprised of a chromed metal structure, blown glass diffuser, and poly-carbonate satin-finished wings. It accepts a 75W halogen lamp.
LAMPISTER | www.lampister.com Product: Damson
Measuring approximately 14 inches by 14 inches by 3 1/4 feet, the Damson pendant illuminates with light, color, and sparkle. Comprised of 60 spheres of Strass Swarovski Crystal, the fixtures are available in violet, topaz, or transparent glass. Each is suspended by a leather cord in red, black, or white, respectively, and accepts 12 (maximum) 20W G4 lamps.
Constructed from Strass Swarovski crystals, glass, and steel, this unique orthogonal pendant conjures an optical illusion with a play on light. When illuminated, the luminaire's exterior seems to disappear, highlighting the crystals suspended inside. The fixture measures approximately 17 inches by 17 inches by 10 1/2 inches and takes one (maximum) 300W R7S lamp.
Inspired by classic, pearl jewelry, the Pearl wall sconce has three opaline glass shades joined together by strands of handcrafted porcelain beads. The fixture measures approximately 3 1/2 feet by 23 inches by just under 8 inches and houses three (maximum) 60W E27 lamps.
LEUCOS | www.leucosusa.com Product: Katerina
Knife pleats of blown glass give texture to this collection of luminaires, all available in gloss white or gloss lime green. The small pendant and wall sconce each accept one 100W A19 incandescent lamp and measure 8 3/4 inches wide and 9 1/2 inches tall. The large pendant accepts one 150W G40 incandescent lamp and is 19 3/4 inches wide and 12 1/4 inches tall. Both pendants have a cord length of 78 3/4 inches and all fixtures offer white painted or brushed nickel finishes.
Available in table, wall, floor, ceiling, and pendant versions, Bisquit is constructed of stacked cylinders of hand-blown glass diffusers in combinations of gloss white, crystal, and transparent wisteria. The unstacked ceiling model measures 13 3/4 inches in diameter and 5 1/4 inches tall, and houses three 40W incandescent lamps or two, 18W compact fluorescents. Hardware is offered in a brushed nickel finish.
MANNING LIGHTING | www.manningltg.com Product: Elements
The Elements pendant, part of the Ambia Collection, features rich fabrics, perforated metal, and graphic elements. Made in two sizes—18- and 24-inch diameters—with compact fluorescent or incandescent sources, the fixture provides both uplight and downlight. Its heavy-gauge spun solid aluminum housing is offered in different colors and finishes and, while a white bottom diffuser is standard, a wide variety of dual paint finishes, translucent resins, and lens configurations are available.
MEYDA LIGHTING | www.meyda.com Product: Wine Bottle Pendants
Featured in the company's Metro line, the Wine Bottle Pendants incorporate authentic glass wine bottles as their shades. Offered in green, blue, etched, amber, and white, with hand-forged wrought iron accents wrapped around their necks, each luminaire measures 12 inches tall and 3 inches wide and can be adjusted from 16 to 84 inches from the ceiling. All accept one T6 40W lamp.
Product: Prodigious Chandelier
Standing over 15 feet tall and 13 feet wide, the Prodigious, two-tier 24-lamp chandelier (Model 100641) weighs a whopping 550 pounds. Custom crafted of steel and finished in a warm bronze, the luminaire features 24 cylindrical-shaped amber mica shades that are laced together with leather and bound on the edges.
NESSEN LIGHTING | www.nessenlighting.com Product: Taza
This ADA-compliant direct/indirect wall sconce provides softly diffused ambient/accent lighting from its 3 1/2-inch-diameter cylindrical translucent shade. Measuring just over 6 inches tall and 4 inches deep, the lamp can accommodate a single 35W xenon lamp. It has a solid brass backplate and lamp arm construction, which are available in polished or brushed brass, polished or satin chrome, polished or satin nickel, and antique brass finishes. Optional baked enamel painted finishes are also offered.
SEA GULL LIGHTING | www.seagulllighting.com Product: Nexus
This Energy Star-compliant luminaire can be installed semi-flush or as a pendant, and comes with a 12-foot-long wire. Measuring 25 inches in diameter by 24 inches in height, Nexus features a white-acrylic diffuser and brushed nickel hardware. It takes one 32W or 40W lamp.
Fireball is available as a mono-point pendant and a wall sconce. As a pendant it measures 7 inches in diameter and 11 inches in height. The glass shade houses one (maximum) 100W lamp and hardware is finished in antique nickel. The wall sconce is 6 inches wide and 8 inches tall and can accommodate one (maximum) 60W lamp. Its decorative cap nuts are offered in antique bronze, Eurotech, and antique nickel finishes. Also made of glass, the sconce meets ADA requirements.
TECH LIGHTING | www.techlighting.com Product: New Pendants
Tech Lighting has added five new pendants to its decorative line of luminaires: Mini Larkspur has a cone-shaped glass shade rich in color and pattern; Mini Soda is a perfectly proportioned glass shade infused with bubbles; Pompeii is also a cone-shaped glass shade but with frosted old-world charm; Piper has a sleek tube-shaped metal shade that provides a crisp downlight; and Mini Noir is made of multi-layered glass with a gloss black outer layer and colored or white inner layer to supply a wash of tinted or white light.
JESCO LIGHTING | www.jescolighting.com Product: Java Series 501
A coordinated collection of six contemporary cased opal glass pendants, wall sconces, floor, and table lights, the Java Series 501 provides a combination of direct and diffused illumination. Its fluted glass shades radiate a subtle, colored iridescence from one incandescent lamp. Pendants feature slender, inverted vase-like shapes, which project direct downlighting, while the shades emit broader patterns of ambient light. Each fixture has aluminum fittings with a satin nickel finish.
W2 ARCHITECTURAL LIGHTING | www.w2lighting.com Product: Architectural Elements
A family of contemporary pendants crafted with clean lines, Architectural Elements have glossy, cased opal glass shades offered in four different styles, each spreading light evenly and minimizing glare. Glass trims are available in a variety of colors including blue with white frits, green with white frits, white with white frits, amber, blue, and clear. The canopy and socket set are finished in brushed nickel and the family can accommodate both compact fluorescent and incandescent lamps.
Product: Norfolk Architectural Series
Designed to illuminate today's contemporary commercial interiors, the Norfolk Architectural Series' gently diffusing bowl-shaped shades produce soft, even lighting while their open tops deliver indirect lighting. Offered in diameters from 24 to 48 inches, the pendants can be extended from the ceiling with stems. Styles are available with incandescent or compact fluorescent lamping options and the series also includes ADA sconces, ceiling mounts, and close-to-ceiling luminaires.