Directional sconces pointing upwards or downwards can focus on architectural elements on your home and draw attention to exterior niches and plantings around your home.
Once in a while you will come across a gadget that is so wacky not sharing it with the rest would be tantamount to sinning. The Desktop Grenade Lamp that is a lovely combination of two ideas pulling the grenade’s pin will turn the lamp on instead of resulting in a deadly explosion.
Lighting in your home is one of those items that you don’t always notice when it has a good presence and feeling when you’re in the space. Although when the lighting is poor and you are trying to perform a task or you feel the opposite of how you would like to feel in the space you notice it immediately.
For nurseries consider a dim wall sconce or table lamp that can be used for changing diapers or rocking infants to sleep.
he Trend Forum at the show forecast that one of the next trends for the home will be lighting “infused with allusions of nature: in organic forms in the spectrum of natural colors and the world of bud leaf and plant motifs.” Lighting inspired by nature softens the feel of cold contemporary or bare spaces by adding softer lines and an organic feel to the room.
If you are looking for a really cool lamp for your desk then the Chain Lamp designed by Iliara Marelli for Nemo Italianaluce might be what you’re looking for. Made from case aluminum and lit by 4 bright white (1-watt) LEDs its articulating body folds flat to form an accent light when you’re not using it for task illumination.