metamorphosis street lights by pieke bergmans at design miami 2012 metamorphosis street lights by pieke bergmans at design miami 2012
dec 10, 2012

metamorphosis street lights by pieke bergmans at design miami 2012

metamorphosis street lights by pieke bergmans at design miami 2012image © designboom

 

 

 

working together with venice projects in her continued exploration of manipulating glass forms into lighting objects, pieke bergmans has developed ‘metamorphosis’, a series of street lamp typologies. drawing on the lights which are seen illuminating the walkways of venice by night, the dutch designer transforms their iron bodies, twisting them into whimsical configurations, working together with glassblowers to form bulbs which push through and droop out of their metal framework and shades – like giant bubbles ready to pop at any moment. the collection was presented in a solo exhibition ‘imagine’ at design miami/ 2012.

pieke bergmans metamorphosis street lampsthe streetlights of venice were referenced for the projectimage © designboom

 

pieke bergmans metamorphosis street lampstwisting lamp posts result in whimsical formsimage © designboom

 

pieke bergmans metamorphosis street lampsimage © designboom

 

pieke bergmans metamorphosis street lampsthe glass bulbs have been blown to appear as if they are drooping out of their shades, ready to popimages © designboom

 

pieke bergmans metamorphosis street lampsmanipulating the iron formsimage courtesy of pieke bergmans

 

pieke bergmans metamorphosis street lampsimage courtesy of pieke bergmans

 

pieke bergmans metamorphosis street lampsinstallation of the streetlightsimage courtesy of pieke bergmans

 

pieke bergmans metamorphosis street lampscreating moulds for the curving postsimage courtesy of pieke bergmans

 

pieke bergmans metamorphosis street lampsimage courtesy of pieke bergmans

 

pieke bergmans metamorphosis street lampsblowing the glass bulbsimage courtesy of pieke bergmans

 

pieke bergmans metamorphosis street lampsimage courtesy of pieke bergmans

 

pieke bergmans metamorphosis street lampsconcept sketchesimage courtesy of pieke bergmans

  • See the workshop and construction just as good as see the finished product.

    Yabba says:
  • I really like this design, he would have been very regular street light designed very casual, you can feel the breath of the kind of freedom in the design, a better integration of the natural atmosphere. Very good design.

    zeng huijuan says:

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