New Product Round-Up: Showroom Stand-Outs 2011

Showroom Stand-Outs

Plumen energy-saving light bulbDo The Twist

The Plumen: 001 is being hailed as the world’s first “designer” energy-saving light bulb. With the concept and design direction from Hulger and further design work by Samuel Wilkinson, the Plumen is comprised of glass tubes that can be bent in different shapes. The screw-base fluorescent bulb works in U.S. sockets and reportedly lasts for 8 years, consuming only 11 watts and boasting 680 lumens.


GlobalViews: Folded SconceWall Jewelry

Global Views: Whether it’s ordered in a pin-up version or hardwired, the Folded Sconce makes a sophisticated statement .  Both versions measures  8 ½” high x 15” wide x 4” diameter and features a combination finish of Antique Silver and Nickel.

 


Orchid Cymbidium by JeremyCole

A Blooming Statement

Jeremy Cole: New Zealand-based artist Jeremy Cole specializes in lighting fixtures that are handmade of bone china. Here, an orchid blossom inspired this delicate-looking table torchiere.  Orchid Cymbidium is composed of recycled ceramic orchids housed inside a glass cylinder lit from a single bulb recessed into the aluminum base.

 

 

 

A Multi-Tasker

Element 79 by HumanscaleHumanscaleDebuting at the June edition of NeoCon, the Element 790 is an upgraded version of Humanacale’s Element Classic LED task light featuring a higher-performance LED, dimmer control, and an expanded color-palette. The intuitive dimmer control located on top of the light head offers 7 levels of adjustable light output. A series of metal fins keeps the unit cool to optimize performance and extend the life of the LED, which is rated for 50,000 hours or 25 years in most work environments.

Designed for superior sustainability, Element 790 is constructed primarily of eco-friendly aluminum, contains up to 81% recycled and 99% recyclable content, and ships in 70% recycled packaging.

Beautiful Baubles Dance With Light 

Glass artist Tracy Glover Jewel Box pendantThe Jewel Box pendant by glass artist Tracy Glover can be created in a choice of blown glass “jewels”

in 5 patterns, 6 shapes, numerous colorways, and in any size up to 7” diameter x 12″ long. The jewels can be hung by chain (in a choice of Brushed Brass or Brushed Nickel) or stainless steel cable.

The Newport colorway is shown here with stainless steel cable and hardware. Recessed halogen lights add sparkle to the glass. This fixture has a 24-inch round canopy in powdercoated steel in a Silver finish; there is a 7 foot drop to the bottom of the lowest jewel.

Tracy Glover

www.tracygloverstudio.com

 

Crystal Surprise

Shadow Dance fixture by Schonbek

Schonbek Worldwide Lighting: The new Shadow Dance fixture features a swinging skirt of crystal beads underneath a decorative laser-cut metal cage. The manufacturer calls it an “inside-out design,” but your customers will call it pretty. Thecrystals can be ordered in a variety of colors as well as in Swarovski ELEMENTS.

It was introduced at the recent June Dallas market.

 

 

It’s Raining Crystal

Swarovski Lighting Centerpieces collectionPart of the Swarovski Lighting Centerpieces collection, this Crystalline Icicles fixture by S. Russell Groves evokes the purity of nature with flickering polar light as seen through a curtain of ice. Several variations are available. The series made its debut in its shared showroom with Schonbek at the June Dallas market.


 

 

 

GROWTH LED sconce series by CPLighting

Branches in Any Size

CP LightingMade-to-order in custom sizes and configurations, the newGROWTH LED sconce series  is made from brushed aluminum with a clear finish and lamped with 24-volt  LED light bars at 2 watts per linear foot. The size shown here is 24″ highx 14″ wide  x 6″ deep.

Ceiling Bouquet

 Cypress Collection by Crystorama

CrystoramaThis semi-flush mount fixture (Model #530-WW)   from the Cypress Collection takes beautiful wrought iron florals and puts a high-sheen white finish on them for a look that’s both modern and retro.

 


 

Jupiter pendants by GraypantsReuse & Relight

Graypants: This company specializes in transforming cardboard scraps into lighting fixtures. Shown here is the Jupiter, named after the fifth planet from the sun. Jupiter pendants are offered in various sizes and can be lamped with Plumen’s newflexible-looking fluorescent bulbs.

 

 

 

A Contemporary Classic 

Aris collection by Murray Feiss Lighting

Murray FeissThis single-tier model in the Aris collection is made of steel and distinguished by a Roman Bronze finish and Amber Alabaster glass shades.   It was one of the company’s introductions at the June Dallas Market.

 

 

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