The Great Outdoors, Part 10

When it comes to exterior ambient lighting, I steer clear of fixtures that are outdoor rated but maintain their indoor style—jumbo-sized floor lamps on the patio or Murano chandeliers dangling from tree branches, for example. The juxtaposition they create is too jokey for me. Instead, I'm drawn to designs that are more abstract in form; to me, that's more simpatico with nature. Jozeph Forakis created these sweeping Havana lights for Foscarini.