Artemide's Miconos makes a comeback - Core77
You might be seeing blog buzz (largely stemming from Elle Decor's April issue shopping feature) featuring Artemide's Miconos lighting collection, pictured here. But though some are mistakenly ballyhooing the lights--which are beautiful, by the way--as a "new" line, you sharp-memory-havin' ID fans will remember that the Miconos was designed back...
Plexiglas Radiant - MaterialDistrict
Plexiglas Radiant is an eye-catching combination of a textured surface with a rainbow effect made of PMMA. The special Radiant surface coating is available in three different textures: Honeycomb, Ribbed or Pyramid texture. The textured surface diffuses light in an interesting way while colours change according to the viewing angle, known as the 'Radiant Effect'.
Formafantasma's Wire Ring lamp turns the power cable into a design feature
Italian design duo Formafantasma's Wire Ring lamp, unveiled at Milan design week, has a flattened power cord that forms a sculptural support for the light.