Its creator Ingo Schuppler tries to get across the principles of sustainable design and responsible choices in a creative fashion. The use of charcoal reminds us of our dependence on coal as the largest source of producing electricity across the globe.
“Neon lights shimmering neon lights and at the fall of night this [kitchen’s] made of light”… Before you really start to wonder why I’ve taken liberty with the lyrics to a Kraftwerk song from 1978 let me explain myself! Today’s post explores the vivid world of neon lighting in the kitchen. Some say this room is the heart of the home. So why not give it a fluorescent glow?
For a similar look but craftier and in white check out the Threaded Spica Light from Iacoli & McAllister. Among the many noteworthy traits of this standout pendant light is the amount of work involved in wrapping the frame with embroidery floss. This powder coated steel piece creates a white on white effect that makes threaded details truly stand out.
Designed by Pete Sans Ameba is an appropriate pendant lamp when thinking boys’ room. With an organic but sleek and minimal design and a diffuse light surface Ameba is also suitable for desk illumination. It is available in white and graphite gray and is part of a module concept.
The use of charcoal and copper give it a dark black exterior and a bright orange hue on the inside. Its understated look and graceful form ensure that it remains relevant even several years down the line.
Even without the ‘eco-friendly’ overtones the Schwarzes Gold is a striking lamp that most of us would gladly invite into our own homes. The story of sustainability that it brings along with is the icing on the cake!