Saturday, September 12, 2009

Stelton Oil Lamp + Ashtray | Perfection in Stainless Steel

I’ve always had a soft spot for pure geometry in my environment, and like many am a sucker for the cold touch of stainless steel. Stelton, the Danish firm known for excellence in both since 1960, has thus been my go-to brand for tabletop accessories and these two products exemplify why. The Revolving Ashtray by Arne Jacobsen and Oil Lamp by Erik Magnussen optimize the functional possibilities of cylinders in ways that look as contemporary today as when designed (1970 and 2001, respectively), and even if you don’t smoke that spinning dish (a perfect hemisphere floating inside a perfect circle) creates a relationship of forms you’ll never tire of playing with. Heirloom pieces your kids and grandkids will love, a steal at $100 each.

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