Glow on the Go:
Lightweight and rechargeable, portable lamps have evolved in bounds since the birth of the primitive torch. Yet one thing hasn’t changed: the innate human desire to create a cozy atmosphere anywhere. Today’s portable lights are undeniably sophisticated. Many are LED dimmable, allowing for flexibility to create the perfect ambience, while others play music or are conveniently USB rechargeable. Whether illuminating picnics, patios, or outdoor téta-a-tétés, these design-driven portable lamps are sure to add a soft glow to any occasion.
Leave it to the French crystal maker Baccarat to infuse a rechargeable lamp with classic elegance. The Jardin de Cristal Jallum is ideal for intimate soirées, yet highly functional. The Yann Kersalé-designed piece is made up of four light sticks that can be individually switched on and off or charged. A sleek white or black lacquer box acts as a docking station, ensuring that each luminous cylinder is ready to shine when needed.
These nifty rechargeable lights double as fantastic decorative pieces on any surface.
With hand-soldered “petals”, the Orten’zia table lamp is beautiful enough to rival any floral centrepiece. The compact battery-operated luminaire was designed by Bruno Rainaldi to exude a dramatic play of light and shadows. Available in either a nickel or gold-plated finish, Terzani‘s portable lighting solution brings an organic touch to evening gatherings.
An organic radiance is created through light and shadow, planting a garden within the room.
The chameleon of cordless lamps, Bon Jour Unplugged moves with its user and can be “dressed up” to suit any environment. This smaller version of the Bon Jour table lamp by designer Phillipe Starck for Flos can be customized using crowns available in a variety colours and material. Recharging is effortless via a microUSB connector in the base, allowing for up to six hours of mobile illumination.
“Bon Jour is a consistent collection of light, exploring the timeless elegance of high-technology dematerialization combined with the freedom of expression your own creativity.” – Phillipe Starck
Deep conversations tend to arise when the Clizia Fume Battery Table lamp is there to set the scene. After all, the fixture’s botanical-inspired shapes, formed out of SLAMP‘s state-of-the-art Lentiflex and Cristalflex materials, spur imagination. This Adriano Rachele-designed cordless light comes with rechargeable batteries and is glamourous enough to stand alone, but can also be grouped in numbers to form several alluring pools of light.
The Clizia Fume Battery Lamp has a striking floral look ideal for adding a romantic touch to residential and hospitality settings alike.
Named after the Italian word for “where”, the Dove?? Torch Light transforms the ordinary flashlight into a coveted designer piece – perfect for cottage-goers or campers. Minimalistic yet cheeky, this battery-powered torch is as functional as it is hip. Its nostalgic charm lies in its form, which combines a black cylinder handle with a shatter-resistant globe to mimic the shape of a light bulb.
The durable Dove?? Torch Light illuminates dark spaces in style.
Uniting the contours of the classic Edison bulb with the serenity of candlelight, Light My Fire offers illumination in its purest form. Spanish designer Omar Carraglia eschewed cords, electricity, and batteries when creating this classic number. Instead, he opted for the simplicity of a candlewick’s flame housed inside an elegant lantern.
With a gentle look that combines intimate lighting and an innovative vision, the Omar Carraglia-designed Light My Fire brings passion and simplicity to domestic spaces.
The beauty of light, sound, and portability are combined in Davide Groppi‘s PoPuP Orchestra, an eye-pleasing LED table lamp with a built-in audio speaker. The magnetic base, complete with a battery charger, allows users to attach the light to metallic surfaces. Music is played via a router that can be synchronized with multiple PoPuP Orchestra lamps for a surround-sound experience.
The innovative design of the PoPuP Orchestra Table Lamp makes it a wonderful accent in the home that doubles as a unique conversation-starter during social gatherings.
Inspired by the storybook image of a firefly in a jar, Profumo D’Estate embodies the childlike enchantment with summer. Naturally, this battery-powered lamp is a perfect match for outdoor picnics or dinners. Its dreamlike quality is communicated through a touch-switch and dainty LED, which radiates like the first sign of summer.
Bringing a nostalgic element to outdoor spaces, the amusing Profumo D’Estate is great for setting a scene.
Projecting a soft ambient glow, the Tetatet table lamp is a powerful atmosphere-builder. This portable light features a magnetic base and rechargeable lithium battery, allowing it to be fixed in place or carried to new destinations. The Flûte model, another version of the Tetatet lamp, offers a translucent support column, creating the magical illusion of a floating light source.
Light and modern in its eye-catching design, the Tetatet Table lamp exemplifies luxury.
Devised to complement the good times, Bicoca is a dimmable portable lamp that adds warmth to personal spaces. Flexibility is intrinsic to its design, which includes a shade (available in a range of colours) that can be tilted to direct the light. Three accessories enhance its applicability: a magnet that can be affixed to the base, a metallic disc that can be hidden under tablecloths to secure the lamp in place, and an armchair accessory that can be draped over sofa backs, armrests, or headboards. Whether lighting reading spaces, a warm bath, or an intimate dinner, this fantastic Marset piece is brilliantly agile.
Using its lovely structure to bring a warm touch to personal spaces, the Bicoca Table Lamp offers superb versatility.
In a sea of metallic and glass contemporary lamps, the Joan Gaspar-designed Ginger Table lamp warms up environments with its wooden elegance. Sheets of wood, paper, and resins are moulded to create a sophisticated curved shade – ideal for achieving an even dispersion of indirect light – while a dimmer on the body offers added control. Thanks to a rechargeable lithium-ion battery, the portable version makes it easier than ever to bask in coziness anytime, anywhere.
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