IKEA’s Vate pendant lamp features a crinkly rice-paper shade over a lightweight powder-coated steel frame (light bulb not included). $7 at IKEA (www.ikea.ca).
Designed by George Nelson in 1950, the Nelson Ball Pendant comprises a spray coating of translucent plastic polymer over a steel wire frame. $435 at Design Within Reach (www.dwr.com).
Designed by Andreas Hansen, the Le Klint 157 lamp boasts a hand-pleated white PVC body for a more sculptural take on the classic ball pendant. From $310 at Morba (www.morba.ca).
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