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Dec 13, 2014

Lighting Tips

Rare Sightings: Top 10 Most Unusual Ceiling Fixtures

The competition is steep and the lighting designs are sensational.  Among the leaders in the race for the most unconventional ceiling light fixture designs of the year, these standouts are exquisitely different and–although they may not fit in with everybody’s interior design scheme–they make for mind-altering artistry that brings the “wow” factor to a select few who are daring enough to shine outside of the box!

TEN:  Attractively AKIMBO

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“Akimbo” from Tech Lighting

NINE: Outer bound with ORION

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“Orion” from ET2


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“Urchin” pendant light from Varaluz

SEVEN:  Cultivating CASSINI

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“Cassini” from Trend Lighting

SIX: Mixing it up with MIMI

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“Mimi” from Maxim Lighting

FIVE: Hoodwinked by HOUDINI

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“Houdini” chandelier from Corbett Lighting


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“Zium” from Elán Lighting


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“Catalyst” from Fine Art Lamps

TWO: Metaphysical MICRO

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“Micro” from Eurofase

ONE:  Spellbinding STRANDELIER


“Strandelier” from Swarovski

Visit a Capitol Lighting showroom or to view these lighting designs and more intriguing fixtures of the year!