Ilot Ilov’s eco-fluorescent Matt Light and Chi Wing Lo’s Oti table

Soft Light
Ilot Ilov’s eco-fluorescent Matt Light can be hung any which way, alone or in groups—its knit-wrapped cord (merino wool or angora) is 39 feet long. The six-watt energy-saving bulb has a rubberized coating that keeps heat from escaping; $600, at Pavilion, 2055 N. Damen Ave., 773-645-0924,

Echoes of Saarinen
Chi Wing Lo’s Oti table, a 2000 design for Giorgetti, now comes in different sizes, shapes, and finishes; this one has a top of inset pau ferro wood and a maple pedestal base and stem. About 25 inches high and 26 inches in diameter, $3,077, at Manifesto, 755 N. Wells St., 312-664-0733,


Vivienne Westwood’s new wallpapers

Fashion Forward
Vivienne Westwood’s new wallpapers, produced with Cole & Son, are as cheeky and bold as the designs they’re based on, all from her fashion collections. Navy and cream Squiggle, price upon request, through Lee Jofa, Merchandise Mart, 312-644-2965,


Nanz’s minimalist lever

Handle, With Care
Step aside, brushed nickel—Nanz’s minimalist lever, shown here in a happening dark antique brass finish, moves decorative hardware in a whole new direction. Price upon request, Nanz, Merchandise Mart, 312-527-1300,


Waylande Gregory’s hand-painted 7 ½-inch-diameter ceramic Grid Bowl

Gilt by Association
Waylande Gregory’s hand-painted 7½-inch-diameter ceramic Grid Bowl juxtaposes matte turquoise glaze with gleaming gold. $645, at Elements, 741 N. Wells St., 312-642-6574,


Photography: Leonard Gertz
Styling: (table and light) Barri Leiner


The cool Ice Table

Ice Ice Baby
Like a slice of a supersized acrylic I-beam, the cool Ice Table, 18 inches high, shines as a barely-there cocktail or bedside table. $345, at Chiasso, 2112 N. Clybourn Ave., 773-244-4100,


Valloire Glass Vase lamp by Vaughan

Shed New Light
Reminiscent of vintage Murano glass, this 16-inch handblown Valloire Glass Vase lamp by Vaughan promises to take center stage in any room, $756; shown with a Bedford silk shade, $329 (sold separately). At John Rosselli & Associates, Merchandise Mart, 312-822-0760,


Goen Armchair by Setsu & Shinobu

Plastic Fantastic
The sinuous lacquered polyethylene Goen Armchair by Setsu & Shinobu for Euro3plast is an homage to a classic design by Verner Panton. $3,858, to order through Jane Hamley Wells at Design Atelier, Merchandise Mart, 312-822-0440,