olga kravchenko: snow dust
nov 04, 2010
olga kravchenko: snow dust

‘snow dust’ lampshade

‘snow dust’ is a series of products that are designed to look good with dust.

the series of objects by olga kravchenko, an industrial design graduate from
shenkar college of engineering and design in israel, includes a fan, shutters and a lampshade.
the project offers a change in the perception of dust which is often seen as an annoyance.
during the design process, kravchenko discovered dust looks best when it recollects
in a natural environment, or seems to be part of such an environment. thus each object takes on
a design that is derived from a branch-like base form, repeating itself to create a 3D pattern,
forming a sort of large filter of dust.

‘snow dust’ lampshade detail

‘snow dust’ lampshade detail

‘snow dust’ fan

‘snow dust’ fan detail

‘snow dust’ fan detail

dust collecting on the ‘branches’ of a fan

‘snow dust’ shutter

‘snow dust’ shutter detail

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