Designd & Designed

Designd & Designed featuring great design, architecture, fashion, graphics and innovation from across the globe.

 

CaoHeJing KeHui

The concept of One Cube – One Reflection was the source of inspiration in façade lighting of a 20-floor commercial office tower in CaoHeJing, Shanghai. With the use of specialized, 360 degree LED projectors strategically mounted at the base of each bay, the lighting design team produced a glowing lit latticework of squares, making the building’s aluminum facade appear as if it has been lit from within. A blue-lit band, positioned on the 10th floor, halves the design into 2, enhancing the concept of reflection, as the lighting effects at the top part of the building mirrors that of the bottom.

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Fireworks

Fireworks is designed to provide an alternative take on the classic steakhouse. This intriguing restaurant and bar concept take visitors into a surreal universe celebrating the fire as source of warmth, protection and good grilled food. The entire space is a complete kinetic art installation where wall bricks glow like embers, smoke comes from the kitchen area, and every 30 minutes lighting strikes appear pulsing from the bar counter and from within cracks in the ceiling. This is a place high in symbolism, aesthetic drama, sensory stimulation and taste sensations: fireworks for the senses.

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Artist Pendants

The ARTIST pendants are extremely slim-line when seen in profile, it has a very high light output and yet a very comfortable, it is even dimmeble. The light itself is distributed absolutely evenly from the opalized shade. The streamlined smooth design, with no visible screws or brackets, leaves the impression that the ARTIST pendants were designed in one single line without lifting the pencil from the paper. The ARTIST pendants are available in two sizes ø250 and ø400 mm, it comes in the finishes Smooth Grey, Smooth Black and Polished Copper.

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Dee

The DEE pendants are two pendants sharing the same metal top, dimensioning and form factor. The DEE glass version is the more modern version of the two with the dusted part of the glass only being in the bottom part. It mimes a kind of flowfeeling, when the pendant is hung in a room, looking almost like mist caught in a bowl. The DEE Metal is the more contemporary version of the two. A classic metal shade is distributing the light down and the opalized diffuser is making sure the light is soft and comfortably glowing, which makes the metal version useful and pleasant hanging over any table.

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Mib

Often, the simple expression is the most difficult to achieve. The MIB series is a demonstration in the ability to strip away excess and yet obtain a distinct design with a strong graphic attitude and lots of functionality. The shade / lamp head is both tilt / swivel and turnable leaving the user plenty of options to tune the light exactly to where it is needed.

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Olo

Olo is a unique design, a custom designed peanut, bullet, shaped light. The interesting part of this light is its interchangeability with the mini fuse light. The light is made with three components. The top and bottom are cnc machined billet aluminum. The diffuser is cnc machined cast acrylic rod.

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