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Design, Technology

Playful Moiré Lights Reveal Magical Patterns As They Rotate

By Ana Lisa Alperovich, Wed, July 6, 2016

David Derksen, Moiré Lights, Moiré effect, perforated disks, LED light, playful lamps, light patterns

Transform your space from stuffy to spectacular with one of these mesmerizing Moiré Lights by designer David Derksen. This artsy yet functional piece takes lighting to a new level by using perforated discs to create a lamp that projects moving patterns as it rotates and glows. As you may have guessed by the name, the hypnotic visage of each lamp is inspired by the Moiré effect.

Learn more about this magical lamp

Design, Products

Anglepoise, ICFF, NYCxDesign, mid century modern, lighting, paul smith

The Anglepoise Giant 1227 (l); Poul Henningnsen classics from Louis Poulsen (r).

Though the worlds of furniture and interior design, like architecture, are often focused on innovation—the future, the new, the next—the best designs rise to the top year after year. This was more evident than ever as we beheld the countless cool and innovative design offerings at last month’s ICFF, many of which we’re sure we’ll be seeing everywhere soon. Among the most memorable were a pair of classics that are far from new but no less brilliant.

See more of these cool and colorful classics

Design, Products

Chipboard Light

The Seattle-based lighting manufacturer Standard Socket teamed up with Robert and Granger Moorehead of Moorehead & Moorehead to create an uncomplicated, organic pendant light that takes on a shape much more complex than its basic construction. The result is the Chipboard Light — an elegant, sculptural fixture that complements both traditional and modern design esthetics.

More on the design here

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