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7 Lighting Design Trends for 2018

From wall light and outdoor lighting fixtures to table lamps, here are some of the modern, lighting designs that stand out.

Jan 29, 2018 | By LUXUO

Three internationally renowned and established furniture trade fairs such as IMM Cologne (January 15-21), Maison & Objet (January 19-23) and the Paris Déco Off fringe (January 18-22) took place this month and represented the areas of furnishing, lighting, living and lifestyle.

The shows presented not just new trends, top-class decoration products and market-ready collections that are taking shaping in the world of furniture, interior and lighting designs, but also highlighted classic appears in a new light.

Reine, Dali Divina and Asola are the new additions to the lighting range that are well-suited to form the integral part of the living space to create a welcoming ambiance with full of poetry. 

Reine: Quite evocative and eye-catching, bring some fun and elegance to your room with Reine, featuring the 3D fabric shade and steel structure. This lamp takes reference from the ruffs worn in Western Europe from the mid-16th century to the mid-17th century.

Ondule: The talent behind the design of this “Ondule” table lamp is Chape & Mache. Made for Cinna, Ondule has been turned into a wall light attached to a copper tube for a one-of-a-kind look.

Dali Divina: Designed for Maison Dada, the “Dali Divina” table lamp has a shade that resembles a mushroom. The shade can be angled to direct light in different directions. Simply touch the little sphere to switch on or off.

Asola: The “Asola” lamp by designer Evangelos Vasileiou took inspiration from the 70s and 80s. Made from perforated steel, the white, stylish mushroom shape evokes iconic lamps from that era, like the Nesso lamp designed in 1965 by Giancarlo Mattioli or the Shogun by Mario Botta designed in 1986 (Artemide).

Kiki: Inspired by Japanese lanterns, Italian designer Paola Navone created this outdoor light for Martinelli Luce, an Italian light manufacturer. “Kiki” can be used as a decorative piece in gardens or other outdoor spaces.

Lutz: Founded in 2016, Pyrenees-based Versant Edition has released a unique lamp made of brass and marble. Named “Lutz”, which easily translates to “Light” in the Gascon language.

Banana: Studio Job for Seletti designed the wall light in a fruit-shape, which is another remarkable way to interpret visual culture in the form of a lighting fixture that can be used to illuminate the surroundings.

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