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Let there be light:
The importance of good lighting is not to be understated; it can transform any space from dreary to cheery with just a few well-placed bulbs. monocle has put together a selection of some of the best-designed options for your perusal, among them novelty wooden night lights, magnetic flashing torches and rechargeable LEDs for your terrace.

1
Kreafunk
Speakers

These rechargeable aGlow speakers from the Danish brand stay lit for up to 20 hours.
kreafunk.com

2
Lumilight
Night light

The Hotel Bear lamp is made from poplar and designed by Lumilight founder Chris Campion, who started out making lamps for his daughter’s bedroom.
lumilight.co.uk

3
Flos
Portable lamp

Italian brand Flos’s portable and rechargeable lamps are ideal for outdoor use.
flos.com; conranshop.co.uk

4
Nemo
Clip lamp

A scaled-down version of Le Corbusier’s Projecteur, this nifty lamp has a clip for attaching to shelves and table edges.
nemolighting.com; twentytwentyone.com

5
Foscarini
Table lamp

A compact lamp by French designer Ionna Vautrin, with a soft, dimmable beam.
foscarini.com; conranshop.co.uk

6
Nebo
Pen torch

This clever pen-sized torch has an intense beam and various settings, as well as a magnetic base.
nebotools.com

7
&Tradition
Table lamp

Danish designer Verner Panton’s gleaming stainless steel Flowerpot lamp first appeared in 1969 – but its slick spherical shape has never lost its appeal.
andtradition.com

8
Hay
Clamp light

Hay’s versatile aluminium Noc light can be screwed onto awkward edges.
hay.dk

9
Foscarini
Outdoor light

Studio Natural designed this wireless LED light for Italian brand Foscarini. It’s made of durable silicone for both indoor and outdoor use.
foscarini.com; chaplins.co.uk

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