Curl from Luceplan doesn’t play it straight. The die-cast aluminum luminaire by London-based Sebastian Bergne has no designated base, allowing it to stand in a variety of positions, including on its side. With a proprietary LED module that changes the color temperature of its ambient white light from 2400K to 3500K, the fixture measures 10" tall by 8" wide and 9" deep, when oriented upright like a crescent moon. luceplan.com
Jennifer Brite is a design journalist and public-health scientist who is currently pursuing a doctorate in public health with a concentration in epidemiology and demography at the City University of New York. For ARCHITECT, she writes about new products and sustainable design.