Accent Lighting That Steals The Spotlight

ARCHITECTURE + DESIGN | BY | November 19, 2018

Set amidst a snowy scene, au courant accent lighting shines brilliantly.

White Out

Accent Lighting That Steals The Spotlight

These showstoppers prove that alabaster and metal are a power couple to say the least. Kelly Wearstler’s Melange Sconce for Circa Lighting (far left) finished in antique-burnished brass offers a moon-like glow. Hudson Valley Lighting‘s Yin & Yang (left) brings a hint of glamour to the setting, while the marble of Toni Grilo’s Marie table lamp (right) grounds the scene in nature with its mineral form reminiscent of a mushroom.

Bright Spot

Accent Lighting That Steals The Spotlight

Steven Haulenbeek‘s RBS lighting collection (right) developed organically over time. As he removed sand from his pieces (each one begins as a solid block of bonded sand), the material accumulated in his studio creating a desert-like ambience. From there, he was inspired to conceptualize these cactuslike forms, brought to life with colored resin, blown glass and sand. The Pop Round sconce by The Urban Electric Co. (far left) provides a whimsical addition of color and industrial style.

Golden Hour

Accent Lighting That Steals The Spotlight

Hand-thrown ceramic is a natural medium for Brooklyn studio Workaday Handmade, as evidenced in this Golden Dimple lamp. Drawing inspiration from the movement of the clay, designer and founder Forrest Lewinger chose the gold to transform the dimpled surface so that it catches light from every direction.

Sentimental Notes

Accent Lighting That Steals The Spotlight

The Modernist Bracket Mount Light by Bevolo rendered in copper, brass and iron exudes a sense of nostalgia steeped in the rich history of the New Orleans-based brand, which has been creating lanterns for more than 70 years. The old-world craftsmanship makes this lamp a timeless treasure.

Snow Globe

Accent Lighting That Steals The Spotlight

The versatile and playful nh1217 light designed by Neri&Hu for Artemide represents a modern take on a traditional lantern — created with handblown white glass and brushed brass.

Crescent Drift

Accent Lighting That Steals The Spotlight

Michele Quan’s handpainted stoneware meets Allied Maker‘s artistry in the MQuan Orbs, showcasing a fresh amalgamation of handcrafted ceramic details and meticulous engineering.

PHOTOS: ZACH & BUJ
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