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Wed 7.12.

‘Allas’ candelabrum by Andreas Engesvik for Iittala (FI)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 07.12.2011 - Tagged as: , , , , , ,

'Allas' candelabrum by Andreas Engesvik for Iittala

Oslo-based furniture and industrial designer Andreas Engesvik has collaborated with the world-famous Finnish tableware manufacturer Iittala to create this cast-iron ‘modern take on a traditional candelabrum’. Called ‘Allas’ – Finnish for ‘pool’ – the design is fittingly described by its manufacturer as ‘a pool of light’ – an effect achieved thanks to the six candles, each set at a different height, for which the candelabrum is intended for.

'Allas' candelabrum by Andreas Engesvik for Iittala

More about ‘Allas’:

 

The idea of the Allas candelabrum was born while the designer was having dinner with friends:
“I was sitting with friends enjoying a lamb roast on a dark autumn evening. The dining table was filled with an assortment of different candleholders and I was looking at the reflection their light gave off on the windows. The candles, set at different heights, created a beautiful image in the window and were a strong source of light and atmosphere. The plates on the table and the reflections of light provided the inspiration for a pool full of light.”

'Allas' candelabrum by Andreas Engesvik for Iittala

'Allas' candelabrum by Andreas Engesvik for Iittala

 

to Andreas Engesvik’s website

 

to Iittala’s website

For technical support contact Alfred Giolai ‘Allas’ candelabrum by Andreas Engesvik for Iittala (FI)