i am loving Lindsey Adelman’s Drop Lighting, 2018.
We have partnered with Calico Wallpaper to present a joint installation of our newest lighting collection, Drop System, alongside their debut of Oceania. Entitled Beyond the Deep, the multi-room presentation explores the effect of naturally occurring chemical reactions on surfaces and will immerse viewers into a dreamy world of alchemy and decay.
Drop System, inspired by rows of bare bulbs in NYC subway tunnels and Mondrian’s Broadway Boogie Woogie, is comprised of brass tubing and handblown mini globes. Lindsey challenged herself to be reductive in the number of unique elements such as straight lines and circles, to achieve the optimum number of potential configurations and range of aesthetic directions. Drop System can be customized as a minimalist, spare configuration or accumulate to become a more opulent, drippy organic composition…
Milan 2018, Via Pietro Maroncelli, 7 Milano
April 17–22, 10–7pm
Also seen in DesignBoom, click through for more images and the full article:
‘with this series I wanted to strip down the visual vocabulary to its essence,’ says lindsey adelman of drop, a new lighting system comprised of custom brass tubing and hand-blown mini glass droplets. ‘I wanted to challenge myself to commit to a strict language: straight tubes and mold blown globes and find the wild, spirited drive through this process while playing with the forms,’ the designer continues. finished off with a verdigris patina created by hand with a mixture of salt and ammonia, the tube surfaces resemble the effect of natural phenomena such as lichen and algae …
I’m still undecided on lighting choices for my own home project but, my, there is so much out there, no?
Interior Lighting as works of art … who knew that would be a thing?