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TOTEM light, Kelvin series, 3 elements

Customization Options Other sizes and colors are possible. We can provide pendant and floor lights of this series. Please see also our other range exhibited here at Incollect, which will give you an idea. We offer bespoke pieces and can realize installations for your interior requirements.
The lamps can be adapted in any size - up to 9 elements long, which is approx. a length of 300cm or 120 inches.
Documentation Certificate of Authenticity
Period New
Materials White pvc backing (High impact strengh, Antistatic, UV stabilised, flame retardant certified) laminated with cotton fabric, lamp shades rings (Steel powdercoated white).
H. 43.31 in; Diam. 19.69 in;
H. 110 cm; Diam. 50 cm;
Condition New.
Creation Date 2019
Description The Kelvin Series of lamps are enlightened ‘Totem’ lamps in a gradient from red to blue. The gradient reproduces the Kelvin color chart and is solely achieved using ordinary light bulbs with various color temperatures. Turned off they are white. An impressive lighting collection inspired by the classic lampshade. By combining and deforming this familiar object, the project explores a new language of lighting. The lamps are an excellent eyecatcher and a secret source for a myriad of special Interior effects and light installations.
Lampshades may appear trivial and common in our daily life but the principle of this unnoticed object is an interesting way to redefine the light around us. The lamps explore the possibility of shaping a light source by creating a thin and insignificant skin around it. Can be custom made in different sizes for impressive Interior Design solutions, especially vibrant in the hospitality area. Please inquire for sizes and types and possibilities and see the other models on our gallery site for reference.
Merel Karhof and Marc Trotereau are Royal College of Art graduates.
The process could be likened to Isamu Noguchi’s take on the Japanese traditional rice paper Gifu lantern to create ‘Akari’. Akari means, illumination but is also implying the idea of weightlessness. One of Noguchi’s famous quotes puts his source of illumination at the heart of the home: ‘All you require to start a home are a room, a tatami and Akari’.
Trotereau and Karhof sense that Noguchi’s notion of light and space remains contemporary. The Designers state: ‘One could design environments as ‘weightless’ as possible: conceiving living spaces with few objects that use almost no material and yet shape significantly our surroundings.'
This 3-element pendant, shown in the main image has a SIZE of: approx. 110 cm / 43.30”
Styles / Movements Collectible Design, Contemporary, Modern
Incollect Reference Number 370853
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