Sundial Chandelier by Maarten de Ceulaer

Introduced during the Milan Salone, Maarten de Ceulaer has designed the "Sundial Chandelier" for the Nilufar Gallery. Made of anodised aluminum disks that seem to float in space "like planets in the universe", the central rod casts a sharp shadow of in different directions, as if, explains Maarten de Ceulaer, "it were illuminated by 6 different suns". "They spiral down the piece to end where they started, like a perfect loop in time. The design is all about rhythym, and each version will play a different song, with the shadows dancing to a different beat." The Sundial Chandelier is developed with and produced by the Belgian company Alton, known for their excellence in aluminum production. Every piece is be signed and numbered.  

Light au lait, Café au light

Un petit café au lait ? La boisson française que les touristes adorent commander dans les bistrots parisiens avait inspiré aux designers Ingo Maurer et Fabien Dumas cette lampe en 2004. L'histoire continue, et Fabien Dumas (né en Martinique, installé à Berlin) vient d'imaginer deux nouveaux coloris qui collent au propos : noir bien serré ou brun velouté, la "Light au lait" couleur café sera bientôt disponible. Fancy a cup of Café au lait ? The proverbial French drink inspired designers Ingo Maurer and Fabien Dumas to create the first version of this lamp in 2004. The story goes on, and French-born, Berlin-based Fabien Dumas recently imagined two new colors for his "Light au lait":  a 'black traffic' and a deep 'brown fawn' versions will soon be available.

Lampes-éclipse: Syzygy, Sophie Menser & Oscar Peet

A series of lamps that manupilate light thanks to photographic polarizing filters: Designers will be showing their Syzygy collection (inspired by the sun and its surrounding celestial bodies) at the Milan Salone, alongside Daphna Laurens' works at "Front Side". Une série de lampes qui manipulent la lumière, grâce à un jeu de filtres polarisants utilisés en photographie : les designers Sophie Menser & Oscar Peet exposeront leur collection Syzygy (inspirée par le soleil et les planètes environnantes) au salon de Milan, aux côté des travaux de Daphna Laurens ("Front Side").