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19 February 2019 Permalink

Most wanted of 2018.


At David Village Lighting we love to see what trends are forming and how it influences our customer’s purchases. Looking back through 2018, we can see clear favourites from our brand’s collections. We thought you might be interested in finding out the most desirable designs from the past year.


Flos 2097 suspension:


Flos 2097


Designed by Gino Sarfatti for Flos, in 1958.


Inspired by traditional chandeliers comprising of a central structure with multiple arms, Sarfatti applied his modern thinking to create the ever-popular 2097. The exposed electrical cables give an industrial feel. Combined with a polished chrome or brass finish, the overall effect is contemporary and stylish.


Kartell Masters Chairs:


Kartell Masters by Philippe Stark


Designed by Philippe Stark with Eugeni Quitllet for Kartell, in 2010.


Three design icons were re-imagined and re-interpreted by the creative mind of Stark to create one truly unique ‘Masters’ chair. This design pays tribute to the Series 7 chair by Arne Jacobsen, Tulip Armchair by Eero Saarinen and the Eiffel chair by Charles Eames.  


Artemide Dioscuri:


Artemide Dioscuri


Designed by Michele de Lucchi for Artemide, in 1999.


A stunning piece of Italian design and craftsmanship by the iconic De Lucchi, a stylish but highly versatile lighting feature. The acid etched blown glass emits a soft diffused glow, available in 4 sizes allows for cluster installations or simple but effective illumination.


Anglepoise Original 1227 Mini wall light:


Anglepoise Original 1227 Mini Wall lamp


An extension to the Anglepoise Original 1227 family released in 2015.


Originally created by George Carwardine in 1935, the mini collection has been scaled down by a third. The Mini range has seen such popularity through its versatility, subtle and stylish aesthetic. The Mini wall light, in particular, has been a best seller since its release offering task lighting but with a playful twist.


We look forward to seeing what 2019 holds, a range of new creative designs from existing brands and new collections to be discovered.


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Tags: 2018, Anglepoise, Artemide, Best sellers, designer lighting, Flos, interior design, Kartell, lighting

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27 November 2018 Permalink

Celebrating 60 years of the PH collection


Here at David Village Lighting, we are celebrating 6 decades of the iconic Louis Poulsen collection by taking a look at some of their most memorable pieces. Imagined by the legendary Poul Henningsen, this classic collection was a groundbreaking step in technological innovation. With that, let’s take a walk down memory lane and commemorate the history of the PH collection.


The infamous PH5 is a highly popular collection, available in a variety of shades and sizes, making it easy to integrate into any setting.



 


One of most notable and popular piece from Louis Poulsen, the world of premium lighting was changed when the PH5 was imagined. Whether turned on or off, this pendant light interacts seamlessly with a variety of interiors, creating a visually stunning, engaging, unified focal point. Due to its popularity, Louis Poulsen has designed the infamous mini and various colours hues. This allows the PH5 to be entirely transferrable into any interior.


 


Snowball is a popular eye-catching piece with an artistic flare, ideal for any contemporary modern space.



One of their very original designs was the PH Snowball, which is an eye-catching artistic piece that maintains its modernist, minimalistic chic that made it so iconic. This collection is so memorable that it still continues to be a popular piece, even decades after its inception. This is mainly due to its unique shape, with 8 shades being mounted on 3 legs; a glossy top (creating sparkling light) and a matte underside (avoiding reflection).  The shape ensures all sides are illuminated, creating optimum, lighting performance but shielding inhabitants from any glare.


 


A favoured piece by many from Louis Poulsen, the PH Artichoke is an elegant piece, admired by many for decades.




Drawing attention with it’s organic form, the PH Artichoke was first designed for the Langelinie Pavilloen restaurant in Copenhagen, but was so popular it has quicklybecome a must have for any contemporary space. Oozing elegance and ambience, the PH Artichoke consists of 72 lovingly crafted “leaves” that protect the light source, redirecting the light to create a distinct, unique effect. The leaves, when both lit and unlit, create an elegant “ice look” that brings lightness to any space. Reflecting its extreme popularity, the range has been expanded to include a variety of sizes and colours.


 


Invest in your very own piece of Louis Poulsen history at David Village Lighting.


 


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Tags: 60 years, interior design, Louis Poulsen, pendant lights, PH, PH5, PH Artichoke, PH Collection, PH Snowball, Poul Henningsen, premium lighting

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The very latest from Artemide

12 October 2015 Permalink

New collections are now available from Artemide on our website, some of which were presented at events such as Euroluce and Clerkenwell Design Week. Table lamp ‘Le Petite’ is an architectural lamp with the shade balancing at a curious angle on a tilted stem, a re-imagined design of the traditional table lamp.


Artemide La Petite table lamp


Artemide La Petite gift box


This design is available in three colours: white, black and red/white, it is currently on special offer for Christmas. Each lamp also comes with its own presentation box for this limited time only!


Artemide Meteorite collection


New additions to the Meteorite family, joining the current sizes: 15 and 35. There is now a larger 48 size available as a table lamp, suspension or ceiling/wall light.


Artemide Vigo collection


Artemide Vigo Wall and Suspension is now available, taking inspiration from the classical conical shape but creating aesthetic contrast by using two cones of glass. The outer cone makes an invisible shade effect, the second directs and diffuses the light.


Artemide Fiamma collection


A new collection called Fiamma is a lighting element designed to industry standard, but the aesthetics were intended for an everyday environment such as home or offices. The collection is available in aluminium or black, consisting of a table lamp, wall lamp, floor lamp and suspension light.


Artemide Unterlinden Suspension


Unterlinden is a low cost energy efficient LED light source, with a polished aluminium interior to reflect the light successfully from the concentrated lens. The shade has a textured antique appearance available in aluminium or brass, creating a glamorous old fashioned style. 


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Tags: Artemide, christmas, Fiamma, interior design, La Petite, lighting, Meteorite, NEW, Unterlinden, Vigo

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