CH Omakase 2017: Walter & Moretti Shade Lamp

A first edition of 15, made in France, from a company reborn

CH founders Josh Rubin and Evan Orensten found an original Shade lamp in Stockholm in 2000. They tried for years to learn more about the brand, which produced a small number of objects in limited quantities between 1968 and 1973. Fast forward many years and a coincidental encounter with Olivier Oksman—the current owner of and designer at Walter & Moretti—resulted in a collaboration. Together, for …

Bec Brittain Studios’ Aries Collection

Constellation-like light systems with prisms for punctuation

With her acclaimed SHY Light, designer Bec Brittain proposed a modular system that could be arranged to accommodate a room’s needs. With SHY, thin LED tubes cast light outward in connected stretches. The result was a fixture that could illuminate a room. Today, Brittain reveals a new type of minimal, structural lighting system, known as the Aries collection, and its intent is quite different. Once …