lights fan­tas­tic

The Daily Telegraph - Telegraph Magazine - - THE CUT -

the bian­nual light­ing show Euroluce took place this year, but the most in­trig uing de­sign i saw was also one of the sim­plest. Ex­per­i­men­tal stu­dio for­mafan­tasma’s Blush lamp for the ital­ian man­u­fac­turer flos, made from an LED strip and a piece of dichroic glass, casts brightly tinted re­flec­tions on walls.

the vogue for light re­frac­tion and rain­bow hues was ev­i­dent in fur­ni­ture, too. am­s­ter­dam-based de­signer ger­mans Er­mics’ Om­bré chair was a stand­out at gal­lerist Ros­sana Or­landi’s in­ven­tive space. as­sem­bled from coloured panes of glass with­out any vis­i­ble fix­ings, it takes in­spi­ra­tion from shiro Ku­ra­mata’s 1976 glass chair. the Ja­panese de­signer de­cided to make it af­ter be­ing dis­ap­pointed by the sets in stan­ley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, which re­lied on ex­ist­ing fur­ni­ture. Er­mics’ in­no­va­tive work is sim­i­larly am­bi­tious. the fu­ture looks bright.

1 Kaz­imir pendant by Ladies & Gentle­men Stu­dio for Roll & Hill. 2 Crys­tal sticks by Stu­dio Bryn­jar & Veronika for Ate­lier Swarovski. 3 Om­bré chair by Ger­mans Er­mics. 4 Pli side tables by Vic­to­ria Wil­motte for Clas­si­con. 5 Prism tray by Tomás Alonso for Ate­lier Swarovski. 6 Blush lamp by For­mafan­tasma for Flos

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