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designers rate 2 Hazel Karsten Director, Aedas Interiors Davis Brody Bond Aedas London Matt Karner, IIDA Associate RTKL Associates, Inc. Washington, D.C. Hazel Karsten 1. Louis Poulsen The PH 4/3 table lamp Reader Service No. 202 This iconic piece originally was designed by Poul Henningsen in 1930, with classic handcra ed materials, handblown glass, chrome-plated brass, and sandblasted Bakelite. Based on a logarithmic spiral, it creates a harmonious and glare-free light. 2. Artemide Tizio LED task light Reader Service No. 203 The award winning Tizio by Richard Sapper has such a unique design. It’s extremely versatile with counterbalanced arms and adjustable head to suit all light conditions. Engineered and sculptural, it works well with all aesthetics. 3. Flos The TAB T task light Reader Service No. 204 Designed by E. Barber & J. Osgerby, TAB T sports a dye-cast aluminum frame in chic contempora colors. The porcelain reflector provides a lovely direct light. It’s the epitome of cool. 1 task lighting Contract asks two designers to name and explain their preferred products 3 Matt Karner 4. LUXO Ninety Reader Service No. 205 This LED task lamp distributes light in an asymmetrical pattern, illuminating the work surface evenly. Add in its turntable base and simplistic profile, and you get a truly minimalistic yet effective task light solution. 5. Artemide Tolomeo Classic LED table lamp Reader Service No. 206 A green take on a modern classic, this versatile fixture offers a modern, industrial look, complemented by numerous mounting options. The 10-watt LED array makes it a formidable contender in the environmentally conscious commercial market. 6. Fontana Arte Three Sixty desk lamp Reader Service No. 207 This elegant, sophisticated fixture is well-cra ed with a brass structure and sculptural resin parabola. The unique hinge system facilitates 300-degree rotation of the arm and head, placing light wherever it’s needed. It has a dimensional effect. Just lovely! 118 contract may 2011 4 5 6

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Contract - May 2011
Resources: Salone Internazionale Del Mobile
Exhibition: Neocon® Preview
Focus: Timeless Tradition
Focus: In the Nude
Green: Does It Cost More to Build Green?
Practice: Gimme Some Slack!
Hat Trick
Eloquent Transformation
New Life
Design Alchemy
Home Cooking
Hive Life
Par Excellence
Designers Rate
Process: Cultural Connection
Process: Productive, People-Friendly Places
Ad Index

Contract - May 2011