Published: 07 Dec 2020
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Bright ideas from Malta’s top suppliers


Inspired by the decorative tassels that adorn the curtains of historical palaces, these pendant lights team modern design with decorative elements which can be combined in a variety of ways to create an eye-catching bespoke design. The metal frame is decorated with brushed brass details and the traditional textile tassels are recreated with gold metallic fringing. The lights are topped with a brass sphere and the wires connect to one another, creating striking geometric lines between them. Light Design Solutions

Zaha Hadid’s architecture is known for being fluid and dynamic, and this philosophy can be see in the Aria transparent light for Slamp. From the new metalised gold (50, 60 and 70 cm) and ethereal transparent, polycarbonate versions to the original with its shaded black edges (Ø90 cm), Hadid’s masterpieces consist of 50 ‘arms’, radiating around a voluminous LED source. ESS

A special, exclusively formulated concrete plays the starring role in the Aplomb lamps by Foscarini, which combine sophistication with texture to cast a concentrated beam of light downwards. Elektra

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Finlin resembles a modern sculpture – in reality, it is a light designed using wafer-thin aluminium tubes that appear to float weightlessly in space, creating a minimalist design that can be put together as you wish for a simple or more complex bespoke design. Light Design Solutions

The Mana wall light for SLV is made of a felt shade that creates an unusual and eye-catching look. Mount lights in different colours and sizes to create a cloud effect that’s a striking wall design for homes and offices. ESS

The Maui wall light is formed by a spherical opal glass lampshade held in place by a metal fixing in an antique gold shade. With some water resistance, it can be decorative lighting in bathrooms as well as living rooms, bedrooms, and hallways.  The Maui is also available as a table, floor and pendant light, and in several sizes. The dimensions of the wall light are 200mm x 150mm x 207mm and take an E27 bulb. OK Home

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The SLD50 High by Modular Lighting is part of the popular SLD family of LED profiles. SLD50 High has an extremely thin (50mm wide) profile and its sleek design makes it the perfect solution for office lighting, for both residential and hospitality environments. SLD50 High offers an even deeper-recessed light for more visual comfort. Available as downlight, uplight and with or without spotlights. Exclusively at Glow Lighting Studio

The Inform family of lights for Delta Light is an extensive range of linear and curved lighting solutions designed as task lighting for rooms such as a home office, meeting room and reception desk,. Architectural in style, the lights look smart but are also effective at lighting a room. The lighting technology that underpins the light is a combination of Delta Light’s Melanopic Light Technology (MLT) with high efficient louvre optics and an LED array that’s a build up of multiple LEDs. The reflector, therefore, is designed to perfectly embrace every individual LED module so boosting the efficiency of the entire light while maintaining a high level of visual comfort as every LED dot is shielded. Elektra

Bliek is a spot light that works very discreetly – simply give it a tap and the fitting swivels so light falls just where you want it to, whether that be on a beautiful painting, decorative object or on food being cooked. The Bliek come intwo sizes – Bliek 1.0 is available in black or white and in a square or round frame; the smaller Bliek 2.0, features two lights and comes in a brass/black combination. Light Design Solutions


The Tuareg floor lamp, designed by Ferruccio Laviani for Foscarini, is a technological installation inspired by nature – a three-dimensional design that recalls branches and rods to resemble a work of land art, with adjustable light sources. Elektra

The Jugen floor lamp features two globe lights in milky white blown glass, each measuring 20 cm in diameter. With a black and brushed brass finish, it is equipped with a foot-operated dimmer switch. OK Home


A  chic mix of black marble and brushed brass, this table lamp combines a warm ambience with modern design for a light that is perfect for creating a lighting accent within a room. Dimensions: 12cm high x 11cm diameter, it takes an E27 bulb. OK Home

The Poldina Pro table lamp by Ailati is a rechargeable table lamp with a contact charging base, a matte painted aluminium fixture, a polycarbonate diffuser and a LED light source. The Poldina Pro collection has IP54 protection, making it ideal for indoor and outdoor use. Battery life is guaranteed for more than nine hours. Light Design Solutions

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Simple in design but highly effective in generating ambient light, this light has an IP65 rating which means it is suitable for different types of weather and being UV stabilised, is not prone to discolouration. Made using a plastic-based material, it will not corrode either, making it ideal for use on Maltese limestone or anywhere close to the sea. OK Home

ORIGINE by Davide Groppi is an indirect light, ideal for gardens, courtyards, building façades, and interiors. Made of metal and fiberglass, it appears like a bud emerging from the ground, soaring upwards towards the sky, its stem becoming increasingly slimmer. Elektra

The Syphasera outdoor standing lamp by Catellani & Smith resembles a long stem of grass or grain; its metal stem and elongated cylindrical bulb casing fit harmoniously within the garden. Light Design Solutions


Cayo‘s mix of vertical and horizontal lights create a modern pendant for a luxurious feel. Made of opal glass, acrylic brass and black aluminium, its dimensions are L50cm x W20cm x H120 cm . It takes LED 20 watt bulbs. AJ Electric

The Apus pendant has an elegance – with a twist. The statement light has a sandy black aluminium and acrylic finish with a dimmable light function. It takes an LED 45 watt bulb. AJ Electric

The Navan floor lamp’s chic, slim design enables it to adapt perfectly to its surroundings. Made of matt black steel and aluminium, its dimensions are D32cm x H30cm x H150cm. It takes an LED 6 watt bulb. AJ Electric

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