Milan 2015: Top lighting 22.04.15

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Highlights of Euroluce, during Unesco's International Year of Light, included launches by Luca Nichetto, Michael Anastassiades and an experimental range by students from ECAL

ECAL FOR LUCEPLAN

A series of research-driven LED lighting prototypes (pictured above) by students from Lausanne design school ECAL emerged from a workshop with Swiss designer Michel Charlot.

LUCA NICHETTO AND NENDO FOR FOSCARINI

Kurage

The two designers collaborated on these jellyfish-like Kurage lamps, which are made in washi paper and wood and inspired by the shape of an ice lolly.

SEBASTIAN HERKNER FOR FONTANA ARTE

FontanaArte Nebra Sebastian Herkner

Sebastian Herkner's Nebra, a pressed glass and LED hanging lamp comes in a range of natural colours.

MICHAEL ANASTASSIADES

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Known for his elegant, minimalist, geometrical chandeliers, the London-based designer launched 15 new lighting designs in Milan last week, including the Happy Together collection (above) – a stack of vertical rods carrying a group of glass globes. 

RYU KOZEKI

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At Spazio Rossana Orlandi, the Japanese designer presented a series of cordless lights, including the Bottle light above – a trend that has been hailed by designers such as Philippe Starck as the future of lighting.

ARIK LEVY FOR VIBIA

CURTAIN ArikLevy VIBIA

Arik Levy's Curtain lights also a form a partitioning system and were among several products launched at the Vibia stand.

More Milan coverage to come on iconeye.com and in the July issue of Icon, out in early June

 

Words

Debika Ray

 

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