Lighting the Way: Bold Lamp Designs by Women & Non-Binary Designers

In honor of International Women’s Day, let’s cast a spotlight on the remarkable women designers and non-binary creators who, with their bold, innovative, even magical creations, are bringing a fresh energy to lighting design.

Spanning from the structured elegance of Bauhaus to the accessible opulence of Art Deco, embracing breezy Coastal vibes, embodying free-spirited Boho chic, delving into audacious Maximalism, showcasing resilient Brutalism, and exploring intriguing Space Age aesthetics — these designs, akin to the spirited minds conceiving them, radiate a stunning diversity and vitality. These creators, though distinct in their designs, share a singular commitment—to illuminate and follow their unique paths in design.

Fractical Neon Table Lamp by Dace Sūna

In the mesmerizing Fractical Neon Table Lamp by Dace Sūna, the elemental forces of gas, fire, water, earth, and plasma intertwine, illuminating Süna’s chosen ‘medium’—light itself. The fluid shapes guide a daring yet delicate movement, reminiscent of a flickering flame on the table.

ÄTHER II Artistic Table Lamp by Buşra Tunç

Taking inspiration from Renaissance curiosity cabinets, Buşra Tunç’s “ÄTHER” table lamp radiates an undeniable intrigue of radical design. Encased in a specimen bell jar, the fluorescent lights, featuring industrial elements like Phosphor and glass powder, offer a modern twist on objecthood, prioritizing the essence of preservation.

TRN Lamp F2 by Pani Jurek

TRN Lamp F2
by Pani Jurek
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The TRN lamp F2 by Pani Jurek, breathes life into three-dimensional ceramic objects while remaining minimalist in form. The hand-crafted glazing process bestows the ceramics with a truly unique character. Infused with colors and shapes inspired by Bauhaus design, it introduces a touch of radicalism to enhance the overall whimsy.

Vitra Pendant Lighting by Isabel Moncada 

Vitra Pendant Lighting by Isabel Moncada 
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Isabel Moncada’s Vitra pendant lamp endearingly straddles a unique line between Art Deco glam and boho-chic ease. Crafted with hand-forged, brushed, and turned brass elements, and adorned colorful blown-glass globes, it captures the nostalgic Mid Century Modern palette of the 1950s. Hanging elegantly from the ceiling, the Vitra lamp embodies adaptable, eclectic design.

Amaryllis – Sculptural Flower Ceiling Lighting by UAU Studio 

Amaryllis – Sculptural Flower Ceiling Lighting
by UAU Studio
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In full bloom above, the ceramic ceiling lamp by UAU Studio takes the form of an amaryllis, a maximalist delight carefully shaped by skilled artisans. Vibrant colors intertwine, forming a unique arrangement that beautifully captures the essence of the magnificent blossom.

Quilted Lamp by Lærke Ryom

Lærke Ryom’s Quilted Lamp features a unique play of textile dynamics, with a fluid, structure-free shade challenging expectations of material, form, and function. Almost resembling a sunhat, Lærke Ryom’s Quilted Lamp exudes a calming, elegant coastal vibe with a touch of free-spirited boho-chic.

Pink Moon Light by Anne Nowak

Pink Moon Light
by Anne Nowak
© Anne Nowak

The aluminum Moon Light by Anne Nowak is part of an entrancing series inspiring maximalist, Space Age wonder. Illuminated, the wall lamp becomes a nebula encased in an iron shell—a celestial spectacle. When the light fades, it transforms into a round relief, reminiscent of a distant planet.

Raio 001 – Organic Sculptural Table Lamp by Raios 

Raio 001 – Organic Sculptural Table Lamp
by Raios
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Crafted by Maria Klar’s studio, Raios, this ceramic lamp invites an intriguing exploration of dualism, juxtaposing the serene aesthetics of coastal tranquility with the robust character of brutalism. Its dune-shaped structure, adorned in a gradient of engobe blue-gray, captures the essence of organic simplicity.

The Muses Wall Lamp by Ieva Kalēja

Fashioned from gypsum, a fully natural and sustainable material, “The Muses” wall lamp by Ieva Kalēja diverges from conventional geometric shapes. Venturing into coarser, more biophilic forms and textures, the lamp captures the contrast of a delicate dragonfly on a rugged stone surface. As if a dragonfly has just landed on your wall, it evokes a sense of spellbinding delight. Kalēja’s imaginative use of materials creates a distinctive style that embodies both the grace of nature and the glamour of Art Deco.

The Bird – Sculptural Lighting by Ochoa Rocabert

The Bird – Sculptural Lighting
by Ochoa Rocabert
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“The Bird” Table Lamp, by Elena Rocabert and Marta Ochoa, stands as a striking embodiment of radical design inspired by the enigmatic Rorschach Test. Crafted from lacquered wood and utilizing abstract inkblots, this lamp becomes an interactive canvas, inviting viewers to interpret a myriad of creatures and animals. A brilliant demonstration conceptual design, Rocabert and Ochoa masterfully showcase the boundless power of the human imagination.

Kuni – Natural Fibre Woven Floor Lighting by Joyful Objects, Yes! 

Kuni – Natural Fibre Woven Floor Lighting
by Joyful Objects, Yes!
© Joyful Objects, Yes!

The “KUNI LAMP”, by Joyful Objects, Yes! led by Joy Valdez, pays homage to Mexican landscapes with boho-chic style and rustic charm. Crafted with natural fibers and a sturdy metal frame, this floor lamp weaves a captivating narrative while infusing a touch of whimsical design and texture, bringing the warmth of Mexican sunshine indoors.

SONIAH Floor Lighting – Large by FAINA

SONIAH Floor Lighting – Large

Named after the Ukrainian term for sunflower, FAINA’s SONIAH lamps blend tradition and sustainability. Crafted by native artisans with ZTISTA, an eco-conscious blend of upcycled materials, these floor lamps showcase FAINA’s commitment to environmentally friendly design. Drawing inspiration from the sun’s radiant power and embracing a “new primitivism,” the collection effortlessly combines minimalist aesthetics with time-honored techniques, reflecting bauhaus and neo-industrial influences.

Pink Balloon Floor Lighting by Sema Topaloğlu

Sema Topaloglu’s Pink Balloon floor lamp is a delightful and joyous work of art that infuses a whimsical, celebratory tone into any environment. Crafted from blown glass and embellished with brass accents, this maximalist floor lamp is as much an imaginative centerpiece as it is a functional lamp.

Bubble Pendant – Lighting by Sticky Glass

Bubble Pendant – Lighting by Sticky Glass
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The Bubble pendant lamp, a classic creation from Sticky Glass led by Grace Whiteside, not only provides a captivating interplay of light but also infuses a humorous touch into its design. These blown-glass lamps embrace a retro, Space Age energy that balances nostalgia with futuristic style.

Alma – Brushed Brass Lighting by MESEME Studio

The Alma Table Lamp from MESEME Studio, embraces humility, authenticity, and enduring design principles. Crafted with brass components, a fluted glass shade, and a perspex TIR lens, this lamp beautifully fuses form and function. Its contemporary appeal reimagines traditional aesthetics with an Art Deco touch, casting a tranquil glow.

Euphoria – Holographic Lighting by Studio Monsoleil 

The”Euphoria” table lamp by Studio Mondoleil is inspired by the soft but vibrant hues of sunrise and sunset in nature. Its holographic glass infuses a Space Age feel, while the gentle colors complement a boho-chic atmosphere beautifully. “Euphoria” captures the mesmerizing interplay of color to bring the splendor and joy of nature inside.

Browse more Designs Crafted by Women

In this dynamic collection, diverse styles collide as these women and non-binary creators redefine lighting design. From the refined elegance of Bauhaus to the timeless allure of Art Deco, and breezy Coastal vibes to audacious Maximalism, each piece reflects a commitment to breaking boundaries and forging an individual path. This array of designs celebrates diversity, vitality, and an unshakable spirit of innovation that refuses to be confined.

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