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September 21, 2015
Founded in 1962 in Italy, Flos has built a reputation for unique lighting designs that range from sculptural centerpieces to humble task lights. The company works with leading designers—from Patricia Urquiola to Marcel Wanders—to create its products.
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A design-minded pair ensured that this tiny seaside getaway in Hampshire, England, stayed shipshape. Near the living room’s curving wall, a Verner Panton chair joins a K2 B console table by Tecta, topped by a vintage mirror by Robert Welch. The wall light is from Flos. “If I had more space, I’d just fill it with more stuff,” says the architect and resident.

 

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A s1 Zeppelin chandelier by Marcel Wanders for Flos hovers above the living space.

Thanks to Los Angeles’s Small Lot Subdivision Ordinance, the developers of these seven houses were able to maximize their property’s potential. With a host of sustainable features, including solar power and a community garden, these row house–like homes provide new models for the ever-expanding metropolis. In one living space, a s1 Zeppelin chandelier by Marcel Wanders for Flos hovers above the dining table.

 

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Kids' playroom in Fire Island

An intervention from a clever interior designer spared this old beach house on Fire Island, New York, from demolition. The boys’ playroom is outfitted with a Uten.Silo wall organizer by Dorothee Becker for Vitra and a pair of May Day lamps by Konstantin Grcic for Flos that dangle from a set of Peace hooks by Louise Hederström for Maze.

 

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tan couches in a room with white walls and a red and blue painting

Smitten from the start with a 1970s concrete villa in rural Belgium, this resident and her designer embarked on a sensitive renovation that excises the bad (carpeted walls, dark rooms) and highlights the good (idyllic setting, statement architecture). The designer lowered the living room floor by about three feet to allow for larger windows. Vintage Sade sofas, purchased in Berlin, join an Arco lamp by Achille Castiglioni for Flos, a Noguchi coffee table, and a painting by family friend Hugo de Clercq.

 

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Modern family workspace with Kelvin LED Table Lamp

An architectural designer and an artist harnessed the collective power of their design firm to remake a dilapidated mid-century gem into a hillside perch for their family. James, on of their sons, works on his balsa-wood blimp in the family workspace, illuminated by a Kelvin LED Table Lamp from Flos.

 

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Modern kitchen dining area with Louis Poulsen and Tom Dixon pendant lights

When the Fisher family’s 1960s Long Island beach bungalow started to crumble, they sought an architect who’d preserve the home’s humble roots and mellow vibe, while subtly bringing the place up to date. The open-plan living-kitchen-dining area is a repository of design icons, both classic and contemporary. There’s a Louis Poulsen pendant lamp over the Eero Saarinen dining table; Mirror Ball pendants by Tom Dixon over the kitchen counter; and Tab F1 floor lamps from Flos behind the Edward Wormley–designed Dunbar sofa. In the living room, chairs modeled on Jens Risom’s swivel design enable people to face either the sofa or to spin 180 degrees toward the kitchen.

 

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Modern living room with mid-century modern furniture

On a shady street just off the main drag of Melbourne, Australia’s hippest inner suburb, a pair of creative types and their two kids have made a bright, cheery home by renovating an 1860s stable, oddly named “Villa Boston.” The formal lounge plays host to the resident's collection of mid-century modern furniture. A pair of Leather Sling chairs by Aussie-born sculptor Clement Meadmore sit under the window; a black Snoopy lamp by Achille Castiglioni for Flos is on the mantle. - Get your own Snoopy lamp by Achille Castiglioni for Flos in the Dwell store.

 

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A couple in northern Italy trade a cramped flat for a renovated farmhouse in the country. The sitting area and office are on the second floor, reached via the catwalk. “We watch TV here, use the computer, and sit by the fire,” says the resident. “The way you access the space is part of the architecture, and that’s part of the beauty of it.” Near the sofa by Piero Lissoni for Cassina is a Bourgie lamp from Kartell; on the large table, made from old roof beams, is a Taccia lamp from Flos.

 

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Wes sits at Michael’s boyhood Herman Miller Swag Leg desk, as Sasha peers down from the stairs connecting their rooms, illuminated by a Flos Glo-Ball lamp.

Driven by the death of several appliances, a San Francisco family found that a spanking new kitchen delivers a good dose of domestic harmony along with the excuse to execute a complete home makeover. Wes, their son, sits at Michael’s boyhood Herman Miller Swag Leg desk, as Sasha, their daughter, peers down from the stairs connecting their rooms, illuminated by a Flos Glo-Ball lamp.

 

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elevated deckhouse in england office

A design-minded pair ensured that this tiny seaside getaway in Hampshire, England, stayed shipshape. Near the living room’s curving wall, a Verner Panton chair joins a K2 B console table by Tecta, topped by a vintage mirror by Robert Welch. The wall light is from Flos. “If I had more space, I’d just fill it with more stuff,” says the architect and resident.

 

Photo by Ben Anders.

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