Astrological Lighting: Lighting Fixtures For The Zodiac Signs – The zodiac is a concept that has been around for many centuries and was utilized by different civilizations throughout time. With the first decans appearing in hieroglyphs adorning the tomb of Seti in Egypt, the division of the ecliptic into zodiacal signs as we know it today originated in Babylonian astronomy, during the first half of the 1st Millenium BC! Nowadays, astrology is used by those who believe in it as a way of not only predicting the future but also as a tool to achieve better knowledge about oneself. With that in mind, Modern Chandeliers blog gathered a list of lighting fixtures that better represent each astrological sign in order to inspire you. Keep reading to learn more!
Astrological Lighting: Lighting Fixtures For The Zodiac Signs
Aries: Magna Chandelier
Aries is a brave and ambitious sign that charges headfirst into even the most difficult circumstances. Known for their passion, drive, and self-assurance, these natives are born leaders who foster a sense of community. Mars, the powerful red planet named after the Roman god of battle, rules this sign. So these brave rams are always equipped and prepared to fight. In order to properly represent this sign, a lighting fixture must have a unique shape with sharp edges, and what better than the Magna Chandelier to fulfill this role? Inspired by the organic shapes of nature, the beauty, and the elevation of mountains, it is a piece that reunites the modern with craftsmanship techniques.
Taurus: Gala Floor Lamp
Taureans love unwinding in tranquil, bucolic settings that are filled with comfort and luxury. Venus, the alluring planet that rules romance, beauty, and wealth, rules Taurus. They are ambitious, focused, and resilient people who prioritize consistency and reliability and for that reason, we selected a lighting fixture of a luxurious timeless design that stimulates their senses. The Gala Floor Lamp is a splendid floor lamp that gets its inspiration in cheerful moments and intense design. It is the ideal contemporaneous shape to take a step further in interior design. This masterpiece is the touch of luxury needed to create a prestigious ambiance whether it is exposed in a lounge or a hallway.
Gemini: Explosion Suspension
Gemini is a zodiac sign associated with energy, playfulness, and curiosity. These natives often balance different passions, hobbies, and friends, and they love to talk! Easily bored, they need to have constant stimulation and that means visual too. A lighting fixture with a fun design is probably the best choice for a Gemini, so we suggest the Explosion Suspension. Reminiscent of the vast cosmos of modern lighting designs, and with high prestige and a revivalist attitude, this suspension salutes the Sputnik. Strong attention to mighty and luxury detail is reflected in the numerous slim gold plated brass and crystal arms that orbit around a center sphere.
Cancer: Pharo I Table Lamp
Cancer is known for its compassionate and warm nature. Ruled by the Moon, they are emotional people, very in tune with their environment and their roots. On that account, home is an important thing for these natives, and when it comes to lighting, it requires a warm and comforting option. We chose the Pharo I Table Lamp, a representation of the architectural lines of lighthouses in the shape of a luxury table lamp. Pharo I Table Lamp has a marble base that supports the delicate crystals topped with a brass plate. Pharo I is the perfect finishing touch for any desk or bedside table.
Leo: Empire Chandelier
The first words that come to mind when it’s time to describe a Leo are: fiery and passionate. Leos are driven people, who successfully achieve their goals and who enjoy power and attention. The lighting fixtures in this sign’s home should be as bold as them, so a statement piece is recommended. The Empire Chandelier is inspired by the stunning architecture of The Empire State Building. It’s a masterpiece chandelier lamp with an extravagant shape, capable of transforming every space into a stunning scenario. Due to its vigorous personality, it creates an exclusive atmosphere, perfect for a Leo.
Virgo: Skyline Suspension
Virgo natives approach life logically, practically, and methodically. This earth sign strives for perfection and isn’t hesitant to develop talents via persistent, thorough effort. In a constant demand to fix problems and enhance outdated systems, Virgo people are methodical, devoted, and diligent. When it comes to their home, it may reflect a minimalist and organized style, and for that reason, we chose the Skyline Suspension for this sign. Skyline epitomizes the grandiose nature of skyscrapers and their minimal, geometric silhouettes. This suspension design is supported by a brass frame that is seamlessly connected to an Alabaster marble structure that irradiates smooth lighting throughout.
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Libra: McQueen II Wall Lamp
Libra is obsessed with symmetry and seeks to achieve harmony in all spheres of life. They are passionate about fine art, intellectualism, and connoisseurship since Venus, the planet of love, beauty, and money, rules them. Libras need to surround themselves with beautiful things and design spaces that are a reflection of their fine preferences. Considering that, we selected the McQueen II Wall Lamp, with a floral and romantic aesthetic. Simplicity is beauty and this lighting fixture has a contemporary luxury, kept in the tradition of the jewelry artisans. Like a savage beauty, this elegant wall light brings the powerful evocation of the sublime. The magnificent foliage is made of hammered brass with a gold-plated finish and a rhythmic luminosity of crystals.
Scorpio: Gamma Table Lamp
Scorpio people have incredible passion and power, and a strong connection to their emotions and intuition. They are calculating and persistent people who are not afraid to work hard to achieve their goals, but there’s a sense of mystery to them due to their ruler, Pluto, the planet that governs both destruction and transformation. We selected the Gamma Table Lamp for the Scorpio natives due to its representation of a telescope, an object that constantly helps unveil the mysteries of the universe and that leads to constant innovation and advances in the world as we know it. The Gamma Table Lamp is a new take on adjustable table lamps. Thanks to its rotating arm, its light can be directed and is the ideal choice for a desk or nightstand. A modern table lamp featuring a marble base, crystal glass, and gold-plated brass body.
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Sagittarius: Scala Chandelier
The dynamic fusion of Sagittarius’ passion, curiosity, intensity, and flexibility is what gives it such a distinctive character. Sagittarius, symbolized by the centaur archer (who is half man, half horse), isn’t hesitant to use its bow and arrow to explore wide-open expanses in search of solutions. Its ruling planet, Jupiter, is all about abundance and excess, so the expression “go big or go home” fits Sagittarius natives perfectly and, for that reason, the Scala Chandelier seems to be the perfect lighting fixture for them. A masterpiece chandelier poetically made with the most beautiful crystals. All the details of the Scala Chandelier are so unique that they have the power to create not only a perfect space but also to get you involved in passionate emotions.
Capricorn: Babel II Suspension
To put it mildly, Capricorns with their distinctive spirits are formidable. The sea goat, a mythical monster with a goat-like body and a fish-like tail, represents Capricorn. This symbolism highlights Capricorn’s dual talents: Capricorns are adept at navigating between the worlds of the material and the emotions. Because they are so adaptable, we chose the Babel II Suspension, a lighting fixture that mixes the raw shapes of stalactites with the delicacy of its materials. Its shape allows the creation of exquisite lighting installations through the combination of multiple suspensions.
Aquarius: Waterfall Sputnik Suspension
Aquarius is without a doubt the most creative, forward-thinking, rebellious, and compassionate of all the signs of the zodiac. With a strong focus on teamwork, cooperation, and the idea of the “greater good,” Aquarius is driven to significantly alter the course of the world. Uranus, the planet that rules invention, technology, and unexpected events, rules Aquarius. Uranus excellently reflects Aquarius’ unique outlook, enhancing the unconventional quality of this imaginative air sign. That being said, we chose the Waterfall Sputnik Suspension, a symbol of innovation and technological advances. Made with high-quality brass and beautifully handmade ribbed tubes of crystal glass, this powerful creation will fit perfectly into any ambiance.
Pisces: Liberty Slim Pendant
Pisces is symbolized by two fish swimming in different directions, a representation of the constant division of Pisces’ attention between fantasy and reality. Neptune, the heavenly body that rules imagination and dreams, rules Pisces, and this ethereal fish adores exploring its infinite imagination. Easily adaptable to their surroundings, Pisces natives are artistic, delicate, and romantic. We selected the new Liberty Slim Pendant an inspiring delicate lighting fixture, perfect for those who love brightening details. It fits perfectly in any room.
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