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Chandeliers, sconces and lamps by interior design luminaries

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Orange County designer Susan Hornbreak-Ortiz combines fashion and nature in her Josette sconce, made from iron with antique gold leaf.

Decorators have come up with a bright idea: producing their own lighting collections to complement their styles and yours, referencing a world of inspirations from Moroccan lanterns to Chinese pottery, from floral to feather motifs. Some are sleek and architectural with a colorful twist; others take ceramic, glass and metal craftsmanship to dazzling new heights.

Chicago-based interior designer Julia Buckingham channels the spirit of Marrakech with the Tea Light chandelier for Global Views. Comprising nine shapely glass vessels and brass hardware, the romantic bohemian fixture comes in the four-color version shown here and is also available for $2,500 in four monochromatic options: purple, light and dark aqua, and amber.  |  503 Found, 503 31st Street, Newport Beach 949.877.0147 :: 503found.com

Known for her classical, country house chic, the New York designer Bunny Williams creates striking ceramic lamps, including this 35-inch double-gourd Brush Stroke model, $950, with a gilt-finished, hand-carved wooden base and a double brass socket. Shown in dark blue, which coordinates well with both Chinese porcelains and nautical motifs, and also available in a deep brown.  |  Bunny Williams Home, 232 E. 59th Street, 3rd Floor, New York 212.935.5930 :: bunnywilliamshome.com

Leading lighting manufacturer Visual Comfort produces a wide array of designer lamps by Southern California designers including Barbara Barry, Kelly Wearstler and Michael S. Smith. Nearly 2 feet wide, the Brewster table lamp by New York designer Alexa Hampton has a modernist blue fish scale pattern on white porcelain, $840.  |  Linden Rose Co., 3565 E. Coast Highway, Corona del Mar, 949.673.1866 :: lindenrosecompany.com

Just over 5 feet tall, Jonathan Adler’s Barcelona floor lamp is made of brass, framing inset panels of opaque panels in black and white and such jewel tones as emerald and lapis and amethyst (the latter two colors are currently on back order). The piece accommodates
a 150-watt bulb and has a perforated metal diffuser on top for $1,095.  |  Jonathan Adler, Fashion Island, Newport Beach, 949.759.0017 :: jonathanadler.com

Equally attractive on a desk, nightstand or sideboard, Laura Kirar’s Corsage lamp, $1,260, has a solid brass base decorated with a flower blossom and a brass shade that casts a warm golden glow.  |  Arteriors, 8620 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 424.249.6855 :: arteriorshome.com

The fanciful Los Angeles interior designer Martyn Lawrence Bullard teamed with Daum, the French glass studio founded in 1878 and famed for pate de cristal, to create the Eden Chandelier, $88,000, an homage to the tale of Adam and Eve, in a limited edition of eight, each complete with a red apple and a bronze serpent. A version without the snake in an edition of 50 is $75,000.  |  Daum, 499 Park Ave., New York, 866.289.3286 :: us.daum.fr

Ingeniously engineered without visible wiring, the Cicatrices De Luxe 3, $3,495, descends from the ceiling on a matte nickel-plated steel suspension stem, casting light through three hand-cut crystal vases that sit on a glass shelf. Famed hotel and residential designer Philippe Starck created this artful fixture as a pendant – suitable for foyers or powder rooms – and it also comes in versions with five and eight vases.  |  Lightopia, 1043 N. Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, 949.715.5575 :: usa.flos.com

The Orange County designer Susan Hornbreak-Ortiz combines fashion and nature in her Josette sconce, made from iron with antique gold leaf for her collection Shine by S.H.O. At 30 inches tall, the glamorous feather fixture is also available in silver and pewter finishes, $3,375.  |  Laguna Design Center, 23811 Aliso Creek Road, Laguna Niguel, 949.643.1000  
:: shinebysho.com







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