Handpicked by our Modern Resale team because they have an eye for the best in modern design. This holiday season, be sure to treat the design-lover in your life to the ultimate gift of style.
Add a little flair to the tabletop with these mouth blown glass domes. Each dome is hand-crafted in Italy from borosilicate glass. A perfect gift for the entertainer to display prepared hors d'oeuvres by placing them under individually unique glass domes. These would also beautifully showcase a succulent collection or a cherished possession.
When Objects Work ‘John Pawson Bowl’ by John Pawson, 2001
Each bronze bowl is a seamless hemisphere. The intrigue of this piece comes from its simplicity and its hidden detailing that allows the bowl to sit obliquely on the surface to which it is set. A signature John Pawson piece that is part of a collection entitled ‘5 Objects’, an exploration of using traditional materials with minimalist form.
Furstenberg ‘Tao’ Vases by Kap-sun Hwang
Kap-Sun Hwang, winner of the prestigious Red Dot Award for product design, created these color blocked vases for Fürstenberg in 2003. Each vase is made of colored, not painted, porcelain. The exact cutting and re-composing of previously shaped raw material requires a great deal of experience as well as a delicate touch. These vases are another example as to why Kap-Sun Hwang is considered one of the leading porcelain artists of our time.
Fornasetti Decorative Plate
Piero Fornasetti, an Italian painter and sculptor, featured his obsession of the 19th century operatic soprano Lina Cavalieri, in thousands of his designs. Today it is Piero's son, Barnaba, who reimagines his father’s art with this remarkable home collection.
Fontana Arte ‘Daruma’ Table Lamp by Sergio Asti, 1968
Named for the egg shaped wishing dolls in Japanese folklore, this lamp is featured at the Museum of Modern art in New York. Casting a soft glow with the help of 2 diffusing elements in the hand blown glossy white glass, the Daruma Lamp adds a bit of serenity to any room.
Ingo Maurer ‘One From the Heart’ Table Lamp by Ingo Mauer, 1989
German artist Ingo Maurer has received numerous design awards and his work has been featured in exhibitions from the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam to the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Maurer demonstrates his rare artistic style beautifully with the ‘One From the Heart” lamp.
Yamagiwa ‘Geon’ Desk Lamp by Ross Lovegrove
With its organic shape and soft touch button function that opens the swing arm and illuminates the bulb automatically.When closed the Geon adorns the desktop as a piece of sculptural art. With it’s warm halogen asymmetric light distribution, it possible to illuminate a large portion of the desktop from the side without producing glare. Perfect for reading and working.
Artemide ‘Talak’ Table Lamps by Neil Poulton, 2006
Acclaimed minimalist designer Neil Poulton infused this design with equal amounts of simplicity and functionality. The arm of the Artemide Talak LED Floor Lamp rotates 360 degrees horizontally, adjusts up and down and is dimmable. It's a multi-award-winning design, and it features 80 energy efficient LED lights utilizing only 8 Watts of power making it a perfect choice for reducing energy consumption.
These lamps are also known as Talak Tavolo Work Lights / Work Lamps / Table Lights.
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