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FEATURED IN : Detroit News

FEATURED IN : Detroit News

New York designer Michele Varian is drawn to natural materials, so she says that unlike other lighting designers, all the metal components are solid (not plated or finished) brass, copper or steel. The sculptural Mala "bead" pendants were inspired by Romanian artist Constantin Brancusi and modern primitive design elements, created with simple geometric shapes and solid spun metal shades. The unfinished metal will gently patina with time. Michele Varian 

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Design Talk by MV - article no. 02

Design Talk by MV - article no. 02

“This Wild Child’s Wildest Dreams – And the Risks I’ve Taken to Follow Them.” Not too long after graduating Parsons and working in the fashion industry for several years, I decided to take a leap of faith: I cashed in my 401K, twenty grand, and put all of my money...

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Design Talk by MV - article no. 01

Design Talk by MV - article no. 01

So first of all – spoiler alert – I’m a real person! For those of you who already know me, this is of course no surprise. However, at least once a day someone walks into the store and is surprised to hear that Michele Varian is a real person, responsible...

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