The “Helix” modular lamp build with different elements allowing to change the speed of curve.
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The goal was to introduce more natural light to dark and overpowering interior. This move redefined new proportions of space and optically enlarged narrow and low room. What’s more, light and transparent finishing materials, such as glass, delicate steel mesh and perforated boards were used to emphasize the openness of new office space.
Work can be fun, and Sean Kenney’s and Jung Ah Kim’s recent collaboration proves that playfulness is also productive. Kenney, famous for his collection of artistic projects and sculptures built completely out of the familiar LEGO blocks, has broadened his repertoire to include colorful and stylized lamps.
The primary component of the lamp series is a multi layered construction of textile. The exterior is covered by a quad-directional high stretch micro mesh. This give the lamp its volume and an ethereal lightness with a sense of varying opacity depending on your viewing position. The internal layers are constructed from Lycra which diffuses the light source.
Copenhagen-based Søren Rose Studio have recently realised this series of New York-inspired, limited-edition lamps called ‘Tribeca Edition 1′. With a noticeable industrial flair, the striking, six-piece collection is composed of handmade brass pendant lights, all of which have been assembled from vintage parts found in the US.
‘Ruskii’ and ‘Ruskii Twist’ are two suspension lamps designed by italy-based designer Enrico Zanolla for toronto based company Viso Inc, presented during the light+building 2012 in frankfurt. The lamps are produced entirely in ceramic, both available in white or black glazing, silver or gold metallic.
The concept and the products are based on an amazing inspirational trip to Japan that unfortunately was delayed for six months after the tragic accident in Fukushima. Would an actual meltdown occur and what would the impact be? The disaster is reflected in the lamps where the process already begun and the bulb are about to melt through the last defence of the glass.
Spain-based french designer Sébastien Cordoleani has developed ‘Roll Lamp’, a collection of pendant lights made from a single strand of cork. To create the lamps, a thin and long pre-glued section of cork is rolled into different forms around the base of the light – a process which has no material wasted during production since no mould is needed.