26 mar 2012

Lighting trend

FIN LIGHT is an ode to engineering. Proudly exposing its inner workings, Fin is built of components usually totally hidden from view, including a heat sink, a giant acrylic lens and 6 LEDs. By Tom Dixon

Royal Society of Arts chandeliers made of corian rings that frame the lenses, suspended above the polished brass cradles that each contain eight high-power LEDs. By Troika

Both light sources investigates our perception of the light shapping it and giving it a new dimension that designers can have a look at. It is no longer the shadows projected by the intersection of the light and the shade, but the different tones and shapes of the light itseft.

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