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'38' by Omer Arbel for Bocci; photo by Spencer Hung

Following his ’28′ series of pendant lamps, the Vancouver- based architect and designer Omer Arbel has realised this series of striking lighting elements for the Canadian lighting specialists Bocci. Employing a similar technique to that originally developed by Arbel for the ’28′ collection, in this series ‘large glass spheres are blown, and then a multitude of white cavities are introduced into them haphazardly,intentionally intersecting and colliding with each other .’ ’38′ was showcased in a special large-scale lighting installation during this year’s Salone del Mobile at Spazio Rossana Orlandi. Watch ’38′ being produced in the video below.

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this year's edition of designjunction, as seen by Architonic's editors

A clear highlight of last week’s London Design Festival 2011 was designjunction, the group show that made a confident debut in Milan this April, but which surpassed itself in the British capital. Having started out as a Brits-only exhibition, but now international in terms of its line-up, designjunction took up residence in the white-tiled basement of Bloomsbury’s Victoria House, an ideal space for the strong work on show to dialogue with. Proceedings were helped, naturally, by the presence of a good bar and some fine food. Well done to designjunction’s organisers, Jon Powell and Deborah Spencer. (more…)

Staffan Holm's 'Spin' stool for Swedese, who are exhibiting as part of designjunction during this year's London Design Festival

Having made its inaugural appearance at this year’s Milan Furniture Fair, but already a design event not to be missed, designjunction, the group show of leading British design brands, has gone all international for its forthcoming London Design Festival edition and is presenting furniture and lighting from over 35 top-notch manufacturers and labels. (more…)

The Tramshed Guide

Get the guide for the new venue at this year’s London Design Festival: The Tramshed. At the old disused electricity power station in Shoreditch, one of the LDF hubs, 25 exclusive international design brands, including Studioilse, Scin, Autoban, Another Country, Bocci, Michael Sodeau, Dezeen Watch Store, Matthew Hilton and Kvadrat, were invited to showcase their latest collections.

The Tramshed Live is programme of seminars, curated by design critic, writer and conference producer Aidan Walker, designed to challenge, provoke and engage with 21st century design. Leading creative thinkers including Patricia Urquiola, Ilse Crawford, Luke Pearson and Theo Williams will lead discussions on specific topics.
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’28′ by Omer Arbel for Bocci (CA)

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'28.7' by Omer Arbel for Bocci

In collaboration with the Vancouver based designer Omer Arbel, the Canadian manufacturer Bocci realised this new series of suspension lights.


“28 is a result of a glass blowing technique developed by Omer Arbel whereby air is intermittently blown in and then sucked out of an intermittently heated and then cooled glass matrix.”

'28.7' by Omer Arbel for Bocci

“The result is a distorted spherical shape with a composed collection of inner shapes, one of which houses a low voltage (12V, 20W halogen/xenon) or LED (12V, 0.3W) lamp.”


Due to this process every ’28′ is slightly different and therefore unique.

'28.7' by Omer Arbel for Bocci

’28′ comes in different sizes – from ’28.1′, with only one sphere, up to ’28.19′.

'28.19' by Omer Arbel for Bocci

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