8 Days Until L A M P! of 10 Established Finalists this is: Braque's Colander by Amy Lin & James Chavel of Suulin Architects Toronto & New York Concept Statement: We wanted to create a light that was both formal and ephemeral at the same time and to bring it from the surface of a wall giving form to a light that isnt literally a crystal but has the characteristics of a crystal. This began with the simple idea of folding a sheet like the outer paper layer of a sheet of drywall and folding...
It& like a waterfall, except it& all made of light. It& great how light can play with our senses. How light can create things that aren& really there. And it& so hard to convince your brain that it& not.
Neofuturistic Architecture projects of the designer are distinctively , characterised by the “powerful, curving forms of her elongated structures”with “multiple perspective points and fragmented geometry to evoke the chaos of modern life”.
Umut Yamac’s origami-inspired Perch Light -- the stylized bird-shaped light sits still on its perch until you pass it, or a draft sets it in motion: then the bird gracefully swings, dipping back and forth whilst staying illuminated.