‘IN-EI’ Katatsumuri Lamp by Issey Miyake + Reality Lab for Artemide
“IN-EI” is Japanese for shadow, shadiness, nuance. Derived from a process originally created by Issey Miyake’s R&D lab, the Reality Lab., to make clothing using 3D geometry, the IN-EI lighting series marries Artemide’s lighting expertise with Miyake’s innovative approach to material and design. The result then was clothing that could be folded flat and become 3D shapes, as can the lamps now, easily stored flat when not in use.
'IN-EI' lighting collection by Issey Miyake for Artemide
The acclaimed Japanese fashion designer and recent Design Museum’s Design of the Year 2012 awards winner Issey Miyake has applied his trademark, ingenious 132 5 pleating technique to this new series of delicate textile lamps manufactured by the Italian brand Artemide. Called ‘IN-EI’ – Japanese for ‘shadow, shadiness, nuance’ – the collection comprises floor, table and pendant lamp designs, all of which were created using 2 or 3D mathematic principals (just like the 2010 132 5 clothing collection). Made of reclaimed PET bottle fibre, the lamps can be folded flat and become 3D shapes, starting from a single piece of cloth.
Led Net Circle by Michele De Lucchi and Alberto Nason for Artemide
This LED suspension light by Michele De Lucchi and Alberto Nason designed for Artemide is one of the novelties the Italian manufacturer presents at this year`s light+building in Frankfurt. It is composed of an aluminium plate onto which a printed circuit board for the LEDs is fitted. Each LED is fitted with a transparent methacrylate lens and a satin finish methacrylate lens-holder.
Led Net by Michele De Lucchi and Alberto Nason for Artemide
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