CMYK + RGB lamps by dennis parrens
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apr 22, 2012
CMYK + RGB lamps by dennis parrens


‘CMYK lamp’ by dennis parrens
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in two projects presented at spazio rossana orlandi during milan design week 2012, dutch design student dennis parren
plays with the effects of colour and of light projection onto surfaces of a space. ‘CMYK lamp’ features three coloured lights
housed in a winding metal sculpture. their projections on the wall intersect and overlay at various points, creating a cacophony
of shapes and colours– some pure cyan, magenta, or yellow, and some combinations of two or all three in different shades.
‘RGB lamp’ projects coloured lights independently through small holes punched through a solid lampshade,
creating a galaxy-like effect on the ceiling and walls of the space in which it is hung.

‘this lamp [is] designed not to be understood but to show that light is the only rightful owner of colour.’ - dennis parren


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fuller room view of ‘CMYK lamp’
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‘RGB lamp’
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fuller room view of ‘RGB lamp’
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video
by dennis parren showcasing the effect of turning the ‘RGB galaxy’
lamp, such that the ‘stars’ appear to move independently of the object


mini-map of parren’s pieces at rossana orlandi for milan design week 2012
image © designboom

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