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Lighting Designer Profile: Timo Niskanen

environmentally friendly change coin lamp

In this designer profile I will be taking a look at Finnish designer, Timo Niskanen. He is an energy conscious designer, who uses a lot of white to create clean and sleek looking lights. First up is the Change lamp which is prototype for public spaces. It encourages people to turn off the lamp when they leave as they need to insert a coin to turn it on, and when they leave – they can take the coin back which will turn the light off (much like how shopping carts work in some countries). Then there is the Loop, which is a beautifully crafted lamp, designed to be a timeless piece. The third piece is the Keppi table lamp which replicates nature’s beauty by using a clay cast of a branch that is integrated with a high powered LED.

Designer LED Loop Lamp

nature stick lamp

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Home Lighting PROFILE: Minka Lavery’s Aston Court Collection

Minka Lavery Lighting Collection

A table lamp – from Minka Lavery’s Aston Court Collection

Minka Lavery is a brand of decorative home lighting. They have a large number of interior and outdoor lighting collections ranging from contemporary to transitional and traditional styles – with finishes ranging from bronze, copper, to gold, chrome, or iron.  Here we will take a look at their Aston Court Collection – ideal for traditional home lighting design.

The Aston Court is just one of Minka Lavery’s traditional lighting collections. Neo classical influenced, it showcases balanced and simplistic light fixture designs. They are bronze finished and provide a room with soft diffused lighting, as the shades are made out of Avorio Mezzo glass or fabric.

In this collection you can find lights for all indoor rooms. The Aston Court lighting collection includes: bathroom wall lights – wall sconces -torch wall sconces – candelabra wall lightswide ceiling lights traditional pendant lights 5/9/11/12 light chandeliers3 light mini chandelierand even a ceiling medallion.

Prices range from $87 for a 1 light wall sconce to $1798 for a 12 light chandelier.

The Minka Lavery site. The Aston Court collection is available at at Lamp Plus.

Minka Lavery Lighting Collection

Minka Lavery Lighting Collection

A hanging ceiling light – from Minka Lavery’s Aston Court Collection

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