The detail of the 'Nomad' interactive chandelier by Beau McClellan
Reminiscent of a luminous tropical fish suspended mid-air, this highly-sculptural and undoubtedly striking interactive LED light installation has been developed by the British lighting brand, Beau McClellan. Composed of no less than 200 individually controlled, glossy mirror-coated glass components, the dramatic 5-meters-long ‘Nomad’ chandelier was originally presented at the last year’s edition Designjunction – London Design Festival and this months, it will be on show during the London Art Fair (18-22 January). (more…)
'One Crystal Chandelier' by Thomas Feichtner for Lobmeyr
The multi-award-winning Austrian designer Thomas Feichtner has recently unveiled his latest pendant lamp design created for the renowned Viennese crystal specialists, Lobmeyr. A contemporary reinterpretation of Lobmeyr’s traditionally opulent chandeliers, Feichtner’s strikingly simple, reduced ‘One Crystal Chandelier‘ consists of a black cable enclosed within a plain bent metal tube, and a single hand-cut crystal which is suspended above the end of the brass structure and lit from below by an LED. (more…)
Arnaud Lapierre's aluminium and LED 'FIELD' lamp collection, which has picked up a 2011 Audi Talents Award
Paris-based designer Arnaud Lapierre has been recognised by the 2011 Audi Talents Awards scheme for his collection of ‘FIELD’ lamps, pieces that marry LED technology with an industrially inspired use of aluminium. (more…)
Next month the opening of the excentric Bella Sky Hotel, part of the extension of Copenhagen’s famous congress center, the Bella Center, is due. In this context 3XN Architects recently completed the ‘Bella Chandelier’, a light sculpture consisting of more than 700 LEDs, developed in collaboration between GXN designers and a multidsciplinary team of engineers and tensegrity experts.
Array can be used as a single unit or arrange two or more in multiple formations. The Ceiling plates can be linked together and form Array as a contemporary lighting centre piece or as a room divider. Newest LED technology provides a powerful light to meet today’s requirements. Array was launched at Stockholm Furniture Fair February 2011 and will be exhibited in Milan at Euroluce in three new colors. Design: Jesper Kongshaug and Refer + Staer.
Benjamin Hubert's new 'Paddle' task light for Italian manufacturer Fabbian
There’s no excuse to be up that proverbial creek without one. Strongly referencing not only the form of a canoe blade but also its 360-degree movement through water, young British designer Benjamin Hubert’s new ‘Paddle’ LED task lamp for Italian manufacturer Fabbian will be launched at Euroluce during next month’s Milan Salone del Mobile 2011.
Without using names – we all know what kind of effect flashy (maybe golden) press bags can have during Milan’s Design Week. This year the Canadian manufacturer molo will introduce this nice and handy accessory, a tyvek bag with an energy-efficient LED light source glowing through the delicate pattern of translucent fibres. ‘hobo lantern’ will be available on molostore.com on April 12, 2011 – the first day of Design Week in Milan!
The Swedish design and architectural practice Claesson Koivisto Rune realised, in close cooperation with the wood pulp producer Södra, this new table lamp for the young lighting label Wästberg. We met Ola Rune, co-founder of Claesson Koivisto Rune and Henrik Wettergren from Södra at tis year’s Stockholm Furniture Fair and talked about the intresting processing of this piece. Enjoy!
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