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Fave 5: Imperfect Designs We Love

Mizu Pendants by Terzani
Jeff Romero
Written by Jeff Romero

Who said design always had to be perfect? Imperfect glass and metal creations from Tom Dixon, Caleb Siemon and Terzani impress us with their unique shapes and unstructured forms, as well as their ability to make a statement in modern spaces. Check out five of our favorites fitting this design style in today’s Fave 5.

Happy Kiss Pendant
by Siemon & Salazar

Happy Kiss Pendant by Caleb Siemon
The Happy Kiss Pendant by Caleb Siemon and Carmen Salazar is the prime example of this design trend. With the reflective and malleable qualities of glass, this design duo is able create an illustrious pendant that resembles a piece of suspended rock candy.

Happy Kiss Pendant

When lit, the hand-formed ripples in the glass create an attractive display of refractive light that is ideal over the kitchen table, in the living room or in the entryway. Each Happy Kiss Pendant is approximately 4″ round by 4″ tall and it is available in amber, aubergine, clear, gold topaz, lime green, opaline, sargasso and steel grey glass colors.

Zuri Pendant
by LBL Lighting

LBL Zuri Pendant
The Zuri Pendant by LBL Lighting is another unique glass-blown design fitting this fashion. Zuri displays a wrinkled appearance from its glossy Italian glass being meshed with thin coatings of metal. Its wrinkled shape makes a stunning statement and when lit, it appears translucent with the bulb fully visible. Zuri is offered in black, copper or silver glass with bronze or satin nickel hardware finishes.

Copper Zuri Pendant by LBL

Mizu Pendant by Terzani

Terzani MIzu Pendants

Make a luxurious statement with the Mizu Pendant from Terzani. The handmade design of Mizu was inspired by the way sunlight reflects off of water and it shimmers over kitchen islands, dining tables and entryways. On its own or grouped into a cluster, each Mizu Pendant is handmade in Italy and no two pieces are ever the same.

Mizu Pendants by Terzani

It is available as a single light, 3-light, 5-light, 7-light, 15-light or 26-light configuration in clear or gold glass colors.

Spore S Pendant by Leucos

Leucos Spore S Pendant
Also made in Italy, the Spore S Pendant by Iosa Ghini for Leucos is another glass-blown fixture that takes on a distinctly imperfect shape. Adding to its already unique appearance are small etched elements inside of the clear glass shade that stand out when the fixture is lit. Spore S is the perfect decorative pendant over the dining table, in modern kitchens or in commercial spaces.

Melt Pendant
by Tom Dixon

Tom Dixon Melt
The Melt Pendant by Tom Dixon was a conversation piece at this year’s Salone del Mobile for its exquisite shape and eye-catching design. Melt appears as if it is suspended in a molten hot state, giving it a stunning distorted form.

Melt Pendant by Tom Dixon

When lit, the Melt Pendant takes on another appearance by refracting light from each bend and fold. It is offered in a small version (10″ by 10″) or a large version (19″ by 19″) and is available in chrome, gold or copper metallic finishes.

Tom Dixon Melt Pendants

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Jeff Romero

Jeff Romero

I am on the marketing team at Lumens and enjoy writing about interior design topics, well-designed products and more.

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