martin neuhaus: becherlicht
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jan 22, 2010
martin neuhaus: becherlicht


‘becherlicht’ by martin neuhaus
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designer martin neuhaus has designed ‘becherlicht’ a cup light which functions
as a wall luminaire. the light throws three-dimensional colored shadows onto the wall.
neuhaus always wanted the old classic lampshade to have an ‘aha!’ factor.
who would have thought a cup? a bit of an optical illusion, when the light is in ‘off’ mode,
it appears to be absolutely nothing.

the project is on show in the ‘tatorte – design braucht täter’ (crime scenes –
design needs perpetrators) exhibition as part of the passagen program of imm cologne 2010.



when turned on, the light casts three-dimensional colored shadows onto the wall
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a simple colored cup is used to create the effect
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