Living with modern classics:The light
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Forty lights that have become enduring classics are showcased in this tribute that offers an introduction to the designers and their other notable work. Some of the twentieth century's best known, museum-status light designs are shown, including Eileen Gray's tube light, Poul Henningson's PH5 table light, Arne Jacobsen's AJ visor metal desk light, Ingo Maurer's Bird table light, Jasper Morrison's Glo-Ball, Isamu Noguchi's Akari paper lanterns, Tomoso Cimini's Elle floor light, and Philippe Starck's Rosy Angelis floor light. Every light in the book is still in current production; an excellent resource list of retailers tells readers where to buy them.