#EDDiwaliSpecial: 10 decorative lights for celebrations all year round
OCT 27, 2016 | By Nishita Fiji
There’s nothing more celebratory than a warm and well-lit home, dressed especially for Diwali. While diyas and fairy lights do the job temporarily, why not embellish your home with sophisticated lighting that will create the same effect long after the festivities have ended?
From sculptural chandeliers to table lamps and everything in between, take a pick from our selection of the finest fixtures that will leave your abode sparkling for years to come.
1. Sphere chandelier
Part of the Candy Collection by the Campana Brothers, the handblown glass and brass product is inspired by sweet treats popular in native markets.
Website: www.campanas.com.br/en www.lasvit.com
This pendant light by Tom Dixon, created along with Swedish collective Front, is a result of the British designer’s experiments with vacuum metallisation.
Website: www.tomdixon.net www.visavisindia.com
The hanging fixture from Santa & Cole, originally envisioned by Catalan born Miguel Mila in 1964, is a Gold Delta award winning product and was re-issued by the Spanish brand as an LED light.
4. Karat pendant light
Vintage gemstones encased in an industrial metal frame, this chandelier by British innovator Timothy Oulton is the perfect artistic piece for any living room.
Website: www.timothyoulton.com www.vadehra.com
5. Ti.Vedo lamp
Envisioned by Matteo Ugolini for Italian brand Karman, the owl shaped ceramic lamp can be hung on a wall or even propped on a desk.
Website: www.karmanitalia.it www.lightbox.co.in
6. I like it. What is it?
This unusual light by Annebet Philips is made of stuffed knitted fabric. Its soft form allows it to be tied in different ways.
Imagined by Foscarini for Diesel Living, the layered metal sheets in this fixture cast intriguing shadows.
8. Easter Egg Hunt table lamp
Raseel Gujral Ansal’s blown glass lamp was inspired by Dutch oil paintings with humanoid depiction of animals.
9. Oompa-Loompa lamp
Imagined by Gino Carollo for Arketipo, this illuminator diffuses light through strips of mottled glass creating spectacular patterns.
Envisioned by Antoni Arola for Metalarte, the cube shape of this outdoor light is made of louvres inspired by traditional Japanese architectural practices.
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