FIVE GLOBAL RISING STARS
Masterminded by a former metal worker in Vienna who was inspired by Art Nouveau architecture, Kaia’s lights are beautiful and understated. ‘Ora’ pendant light, £16,800 ( kaia.at).
After studying politics in Paris, Emilie trained in product design and hasn’t looked back. Her glass pieces are works of art. ‘Ademas’ pendant light, £9,900 (emilielemardeley.fr).
Half Mexican, half Austrian David Pompa Alarcón mixes Mexican style with technology. The ‘Cupallo’ uses spun brass produced by artisans in Mexico City. £305 each (davidpompa.com).
Ladies & Gentlemen
The new version of Dylan Davis and Jean Lee’s ‘Equalizer’ light, made by artist John Hogan, changes colour as you look at it from different angles. From £5,490 ( ladiesand gentlemenstudio.com).
Weinbroom’s designs are inspired by mechanisms, so tend to be beautiful and flexible. He works mainly with wood. ‘Spot Light’ ceiling light, £384 (asaf weinbroom.com).