Marset’s new linear Tam Tam lights are both pretty and functional.

I’ve got several never-ending quests, it seems, when it comes to my home: finding a glider that rocks a midcentury vibe, black-out curtains that work with a vintage glider system, and linear lighting for my kitchen that’s modern without being too weird (read: exactly what I’ve got right now). Thankfully, Spanish lighting company Marset seems to have nailed the latter. Their popular Tam Tam lights—previously in pendant and stand versions—now come linear in a broad range of colours (and I’m a sucker for colour, anywhere). They’re made of lacquered aluminum, with an opalescent, methacrylate diffuser over the open end to soften the light. And the lights along the hanging pole can be oriented in any direction (uplight the ceiling for ambient lighting, angle one toward the sink for when it’s prep time).Now if I could just find that glider…Tam Tam lamp by Marset, from $1.875, available at Lightform in Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton,