Showroom Spotlight: A Light Touch

Many designers agree that lighting can make or break a space, and it’s no surprise that the strategically placed fixture can add drama, inspire creativity, or create a sense of intimacy, to name a few functions. Here, we preview a range of the latest luminaires.


Buster + Punch

Touted as the first designer LED bulb, the Buster bulb designed by London-based Buster + Punch is dimmable and lasts up to 10,000 hours.  It comes in three glass finishes: crystal, gold and smoked, and retails for roughly 40 euros.

Hennepin Made

The Parallel Series designed by independent glass studio, Hennepin Made, introduces a collection of pendant fixtures crafted of hand-blown glass and spun aluminum. The fixtures come in a range of shapes including image003spheres, cylinders, teardrops and orbs, and are available in tea, smoke, sapphire, ruby, olive, crystal and bronze shades. Starting at $389 a piece.



Lambert & Fils

The Montreal-based company will be unveiling their newest light fixture, Beaubien, next week in New York at ICFF. The signature piece made of aluminum, powder coated steel and brass was inspired by traditional Chinese screens. Comes in floor, wall and pendant options; suggested retail price is $2,100.


U.S. Architectural Lighting

The Palmdale, CA-based company has released the streamlined Muralux-T accent fixture that features dual function uplight and downlight beams to accent U.S.Arch Muralux1architectural features above while also perimeter safety below. The luminaire can be specified for HID or LED, and is UL listed. Finished with an electrostatically-applied TGIC polyester powder coat and baked at 400° F for maximum hardness and durability, the fixture comes in black, white, grey, dark bronze or green, or custom color. Price upon request.




All eyes are on the lampshade of the Sbuffo floor lamp that evokes an evening breeze as the bright color seemingly blows in the wind. Made by skilled craftsmen who bend a metal sheet into the elegant form that is then upholstered with thin padding, available in a variety of shades: yellow, acid green, plum and beige. Also, available as a pendant and retails for about $440.

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