Lighting doesn’t have to be ugly or used for functional purposes alone. These quirky pieces will have you wanting to put them front and centre.
29 March 2019
Text by Vanitha Pavapathi
Lighting comes in all shapes and sizes, and has since been celebrated as a standout piece in a home. It’s no longer a purely functional object as demonstrated by these three unique pieces that disguise themselves as decor.
Is it a lighting or a decorative object? Well, it’s both! The irreverent, one-of-a-kind sculpture that takes on the shape of a cow cleverly masquerades as a lifestyle accessory for the home. Put this at your entryway or living room; it’ll surely be a conversation starter! Just don’t try to milk it. Available at The Shop @ Siri House.
Up, up and away! Inspired by the hit animation film Up, the namesake lighting designed by Marcel Wanders for Roche Bobois resembles a hot air balloon. The lampshade is made of white 3D fabric and rests on a concrete base. This quirky lamp is available as table and floor variants.
#3 Kartell TOY
The iconic bear of Moschino, relaunched by the fashion house’s designer, Jeremy Scott becomes a table lamp for Kartell. It conveys the playful, irreverent and colourful style that the two brands have in common. Despite being named TOY, it’s actually not a toy. Tongue-in-cheek? Totally! But we love it and think it makes a fashionable addition to a child’s bedroom though. Available at Lifestorey.
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