Home & Design

Sep 1, 2016

CANDLES MADE OF ART AND SCENT

Aromatic candles contribute to the well-being, and because of this they are part of many homes. There are companies that have brought luxury, art and creativity to this segment. If a delicate fragrance is combined with candlelight, one that awakens the senses, the ambience becomes even more inviting.

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Candles are extensively used as décor, and made with great attention and detail work by the brands, so as to fit each desired ambience. They can be used to promote relaxation, whether after a week of intense work or at a moment dedicated to a massage. Having a candle illuminating a space with a dim light, indeed awakens sensations of tranquillity, and serenity. In fact, many of the brands that sell home products feature candles in their section dedicated exclusively to décor, which are essential elements in a cosy atmosphere.

Tom Dixon

Tom Dixon is a company dedicated to the marketing of furniture, lighting and other accessories since 2002. Inspired by the British heritage, they launch collections in cities such as Milan, New York, London, and Paris, and distribute to 65 countries. The "London Scented Candle Medium" is one of the presented candles, and it distinguishes itself because it reminds the red brick, and the London parks. A copper vessel holds an aroma that refers to crocuses, nettles and the salty smell of the Thames at Dagenham. The candle is sealed with a solid Morwad marble lid. Price upon request in http://www.tomdixon.net/.

Mad et Len

Mad et Len is a brand dedicated to the artisanal production in Paris, France. They work black metal, and make vegetal candles inspired in the sweets of the book "Du Côté de Chez Swann" by Marcel Proust. The result is luxurious and attractive, as they create unique and organic products. "Mad et Len Figue Noire" is on sale in https://www.antonioli.eu/ for about $108. More information on the brand http://www.madetlen.com/.

M.A.D. Candle co.

Located in Dallas, United Sates of America, M.A.D. Candle co. produces hand-made candles, bringing a lot of creativity to this sector. They ensure that they perform rigorous work, in order to create long-lasting and rich fragrances. Their product is different because the recipients of candles are bottles of wine, liqueur or beer. The traditional cotton wick was replaced by cherry wood wick, which crackles softly when burning. The "Möet & Chandon Imperial Nectar Rose Candle" is one of the offers available, and features various scents, such as the romantic "Strawberries and Champagne". It costs $30 and can be purchased at https://www.madcandleco.com/. To highlight also the possibility to request a personalized gift, having as its base a special bottle.

Fornasetti

The Italian company Fornasetti is dedicated to the decorative arts, combining design with the realization of timeless handmade creations aimed at the promotion of inspiration and beauty. The candles associate fragrances to the design of an Italian artist, and everything is designed to provide multi-sensory experiences. For example, the "Scented Candle Ortensia" is a good option with price upon request, in www.fornasetti.com.

Made in Paris

Made in Paris was established in 2009, and provides exclusive fragrances by Parisian creators. The produced fragrances and containers feature the highest standards of quality and creativity. The fragrances are under the responsibility of great perfumes creators, while the candles are made by traditional manufacturers, and the glass pieces are designed by masters of the glass art. This brand's collections are intended to convey personality and style. The Palace of Versailles challenged this brand to develop its first collection of candles with reusable containers. There are several candles in the collection "Château de Versailles", with prices that vary between $66 to $176.

This collection can be found at http://www.boutique-chateauversailles.fr/. For information about Made in Paris, you can refer to the following web address: www.lfmadeinparis.com.

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