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Current Collection’s Stunning Contemporary Lighting
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Current Collection is a contemporary light studio, helmed by Nash Martinez and based out of the Pacific Northwest. Because the skies are notoriously cloudy in Portland, lighting plays a larger than usual role in creating ambiance and mood, a big factor in Martinez’s design motivation. Other inspiration comes by way of historical design elements that are applied in a modern way, for a fresh feel that’s also familiar. Current Collection prides itself on working with skilled craftspeople who create the handmade and sculptural components to each piece of their lighting. Their entire line is stunning, with Arch (seen directly below) being the latest addition.

Kelly Beall is senior editor at Design Milk. The Pittsburgh-based graphic designer and writer has had a deep love of art and design for as long as she can remember, and enjoys sharing her finds with others. When undistracted by great art and design, she can be found making a mess in the kitchen, consuming as much information as possible, or on the couch with her three pets. Find her @designcrush on social.