Shadow-creating light fixtures are among the more paradoxical trends of 2013. If we were philosophers, we would probably make a deep statement right now about how lightness can create darkness, and vice versa. But we're not!
British designer Tom Dixon's Etch Web Lamp creates a geometric snowflake-like design.
This chandelier by artists Thyra Hilden and Pio Diaz instantly transforms a room into a haunted forest. Click here to read more about this fixture.
Euroluce's Mayuhana Petal table lamp shines incandescent light through its glass fiber exterior, making for subtle shadows that contrast with the bright glow.
Dixon's Etch Shades are pendant lights made from stainless steel. When lit, they produce loopy griddles all over a room.
Sha-Do makes lamps that are exactly what the name suggests: They create artistic shadow patterns on walls and ceilings, up to three inches in diameter.