A Low Profile Fixture with Geometric Reflectors for Precise Lighting – Modern Chandeliers
Geometric Reflectors for Precise Lighting – Modern Chandeliers
Fin Chandelier is a suspended light created by Dubai and New York-based designer Nader Gammas. The artist, hired as a lighting consultant for a private residence, was very specific in the lighting effect he wanted to create for the space.
Fin Chandelier was the result of an inability to find anything on the market that would simultaneously provide focused light on a larger dining surface without over-illumination throughout the surrounding space. The fixture needed to be precisely shallow in height, but expansive horizontally.
The chandelier features an array of fins, each with 15cm envelopes to control the light, which would serve as the reflector body. The customization capabilities of the light became apparent when Kelly Wearstler’s studio modified the chandelier to outfit a breakfast nook that would present the light in three-tiers with reflectors twisting as they rose in height.
Christiane Lemieux, well-known interiors and home furnishings designer, has launched Lemieux et Cie in North America with her long-time retail partner Anthropologie. For the European lifestyle brand’s first US collection, Artisanal Modernism, Lemieux found influence in the ateliers of European 20th century artists, from Jean Arp and Brancusi to the Thonet and Windsor chairs. Featuring...
With mobile needs spilling well beyond communication duties for many users on a daily basis, there’s been a logical trend toward expanding mobile device screen real estate in the physical sense. Past attempts have been…disappointing. Conjoining two screens seamlessly has proven challenging, introducing the obvious issues of durability with a device intended to be opened...