Design

THE LIGHTS TO BUY NOW

Design

If you want to update your home's aesthetic without involving a contractor, switch up the lighting. Here, three of-the-moment designs to try. Monica Khemsurov

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1. Super-Slim
New LED technology means a sliver of a lamp can illuminate your whole work space. Look for brightly colored versions in organic shapes instead of minimalist metal styles.
Leaf lamp by Yves Béhar for Herman Miller, $499, dwr.com


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2. Industrial
As the baroque trend fades, upstart artisans are making raw, utilitarian lighting that looks like it was lifted from construction sites, factories, and film sets.
Limited edition Fold Lamp in Cor-Ten steel by Alexander Taylor for Established & Sons, price upon request, establishedandsons.com


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3. Exposed
Instead of trying to hide the wiring that pendant lamps require, designers are making the kinks, loops, and colored cords the lights' defining features.
Serpentine lamp by Studio Hausen for Ligne Roset, $355, ligne-roset-usa.com

Photographs courtesy of Herman Miller, Established and Sons, and Ligne Roset

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