December 22, 2022
Two Pendant Lighting Collections Celebrate Their Materials
Sustainable lighting company LightArt is partnering with Oceanworks, a recycled plastic marketplace, to source raw material for a version of its 3D-printed Coil Collection. The update’s spherical shapes and translucent finishes owe a debt to an engineering process that makes extraordinary use of reclaimed ocean plastic. Available colors (white Sea Foam and green Seagrass) are determined by their waste streams, which are ocean-bound or near-shore. With each new fixture produced, a pound of plastic gets removed from the eight million metric tons ending up in the sea annually.
To expand its lines of crystal decor—dinnerware, vases, vessels, and tables—specialty manufacturer Reflections Copenhagen has released a series of pendants made with its signature sharp-cut, jewel-toned lead glass. Designed in collaboration with Danish firm Design By Us, the Carnival Series features four slender fixtures roughly 14 inches in length and a table lamp available in two color combinations topped with a silk shade. While the hanging LEDs produce pointed beams for dramatic accent lighting, the table lamp accommodates a variety of bulb types for a softer glow. Individual pieces may be mixed or matched for a theater of light.
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