alexander lervik: light bar at stockholm furniture fair 2011
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feb 10, 2011
alexander lervik: light bar at stockholm furniture fair 2011


up close view of the 1728 heads that make up alexaner lervik’s light installation ‘dimensions’
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swedish designer alexander lervik is behind the conceptual development of the light bar at this year’s stockholm furniture fair.


detail of the heads changing from blue to red
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the bar is an illuminated oasis situated amongst the hustle and bustle within
hall A of the fairgrounds. entitled ‘dimensions’, lervik’s light installation,
originally
created for insurance company skandia, consists of 1728 heads
-
half male, half female – which are meant to symbolize the employees
of the company.


full view
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12 rows x 12 rows of posts, each post containing 12 heads alternating male
and female, are arranged to form a cube-like structure. each of the heads are controlled
with LED lights that form
a three-dimensional screen. the heads constantly change color,
from orange to blue to red to pinks and greens, creating a playful and vibrant space
good for meetings, reflection and mingling,’ as lervik says.

the lighting technology for the
installation has been developed in partnership with
stockholm lighting
company.


detail of the installation in pink
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the heads are arranged on poles arranged in 12 rows x 12 rows forming a cube-like structure
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transitioning from orange to blue
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multi-colored
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‘dimensions’ in its basic white form
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detail of the alternating male and female heads
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