With an eye on improving task lighting and a heart in tech country, San Francisco’s Curio Design focuses on minimalist designs that embrace all that modern technology has to offer. Their LED fixtures are evolving as quickly as LEDs themselves, and keeping ever-advancing consumer expectations satisfied is part of their philosophy. The Structo series table and floor lamps come in an array of complementary accent colors and are dimmable via Curio Remote─a smartphone app that syncs to the fixture─a techie’s dream.
Fabula Pendant by Slamp
Slamp's experimental reinterpretations lend modern depth to classic fixtures. The Italian design company uses their patented thermoplastic material to great effect, enhancing light output while minimizing glare. In the Fabula Pendant, light flows over iridescent layers and twists, creating shadowy complexity and brilliant highlights. The fluid design also comes in glossy color options, a subtle accent that lets the light do its best work.
Giraffa LED Table Lamp by Pablo Designs
Inspired by adaptability and a background in industrial design, Pablo Designs produces innovative fixtures with signature style. The simply geometric Giraffa LED Table Lamp stacks its cylindrical components in a long-necked shape with a 360° rotating head for precise control. Plus, a touch dimmer on the base adds another layer of adjustabilityuser-friendly features we've come to expect and appreciate from Pablo.
Carina Pendant & Vela Pendant by Hennepin Made
Exceptional handcrafted products, made with expert care in Minneapolis. The Hennepin Made founders have combined their knowledge of art and a deep appreciation for hands-on materials and processes to create the brand with a steadfast Midwestern work ethic. Complementary designs, the Carina and Vela Pendants are charming additions to the studio's collection. The Vela Pendant's tapered silhouette and the Carina Pendant's acorn-like shape are elegant and sweet when grouped, whether you mix and match or install them separately.
With a sleek, contemporary collection of indoor and outdoor fixtures, Kuzco Lighting is poised to make its mark on the world. The Canadian company is new to the U.S. market but has a more than 10-year history developing and perfecting its design and technological profiles. The line comprises efficient LED fixtures that require no drivers and have a near-perfect performance rate, and a balanced aesthetic ensures wide appeal across modern and more traditional design schemes.
A collective dedicated to producing handcrafted, original designs, Hungarian studio Intueri Light aims to challenge the values of mass production. By creating individual hand-spun metal and blown glass components, the production and design process is stripped to its most basic elements. This lets Intueri Light artisans rely on pure design principles and intuition—an apt methodology considering the name of this young company stems from the Latin for "intuitive."
Crown Major & Crown Minor Chandeliers by Nemo
Nemo was established to recreate styles from the "Golden Age" of Italian lighting design, focusing on modernist fixtures. Their stunning and popular reinventions of old-world chandeliers—the Crown Major and Crown Minor chandeliers—hang in upscale resorts and fashionable homes all over the world. Exclusive to Lumens is their new Gold finish, which adds a sense of luxurious warmth to these strongly geometric fixtures.
Based in the Czech Republic, Brokis creates modern glass art using traditional Bohemian glassmaking methods. World-renowned Czech and international designers realize their creative visions with award-winning results, continually adding innovation and intrigue to the Brokis portfolio. Expert glassblowing technique is required to produce the puffy glass cones that give the Muffin series their remarkably sleek and charming silhouettes. Natural oak bases ground the fixtures, and this exquisite contrast highlights the carefully chosen materials and skilled artistry upon which Brokis stakes its reputation.
Iacoli & McAllister
The carefully constructed designs by Seattle's Iacoli & McAllister reflect a mindful balance between positive and negative space, scale and proportion. While continually exploring new materials, the design duo also discovers new processes—like welding, laser-cutting and etching—that keep their creations fresh and ahead of the curve.
Family-owned Boyd Lighting has created heirloom-quality fixtures since its inception in San Francisco at the start of the Roaring '20s. Embracing the notion that decorative lighting enhances an overall architectural scheme, Boyd Lighting fixtures have evolved with a modern-day focus on energy efficiency, while retaining the same luxe quality and craftsmanship that made them desirable nearly 100 years ago.
Axia Pendant by Niche Modern
Niche Modern's Axia Pendant introduces to the brand’s already coveted collection a shapely new silhouette in a stunning array of colors. Clean and sexy, Axia does not stray from the principle of elegant simplicity that the design house was founded on. Each pendant is made by hand by Niche Modern’s team of artisans in Beacon, New York.