Design Discoveries from New York and Beyond: Striking Pendant Lamps in Metallic Tones

With winter melting into spring, the light’s shining bright at the end of the proverbial tunnel—and peeking through the armatures of these striking pendant lamps
Ivan Lolli Mario Memmoli Sires pendant fixtures

Italian designers Ivan Lolli and Mario Memmoli have studded their “Aires” hanging fixtures with crystals, making them shimmer that much more. Available in a range of colors and sizes, from $9,000 to $27,000, at Atelier Courbet, 177 Mott St., NYC, 212-226-7378.

Metallic Pendant Lighting Fixtures by Foscarini, Caravelli, Jeffrey Alan Marks and Barbara Cosgrove

(Above; clockwise from left) The popular Cage lamp from Diesel’s collection for Foscarini is now available in this brand-new handsome bronze edition. From $1,352 to $1,859, Foscarini, 17 Greene St., NYC, 212-257-4412.

Inspired by the countryside near his workroom in western France, designer Jose Esteves has created the Beesart pendant, part of his “Dreams” collection. Hand-crafted of perforated metal and painted white, the shade conceals a bee inside, which is revealed once the light is turned on. $3,600, at Intérieurs, 228 E. 58th St., NYC, 212-343-0800.

With its bronze framework of boomerang-like shapes, the Caravelli lantern has kinetic appeal. Available in both custom and three standard sizes (shown: 22" h. x 18" w. x 18" d., $11,500), Paula+Martha, 917-267-3405.

Designer Jeffrey Alan Marks created the Green Oaks pendant from woven rattan and natural rope—a perfect match for the screened porch. $778, available to the trade at Palecek, 200 Lexington Ave., NYC, 212-287-0063.

A new introduction from designer Barbara Cosgrove, the 22"-diameter Pendant Sphere is made from nickel-plated brass and lacquered for a high-shine finish. $780, at Lillian August, 12 W. 20th St., NYC, 212-206-1883.


A version of this article appeared in the March 2014 issue of New York Cottages & Gardens with the headline: Caged Heat