petra krausova's light installation for LASVIT reflects the night sky
petra krausova's light installation for LASVIT reflects the night sky
jan 27, 2016
petra krausova's light installation for LASVIT reflects the night sky


petra krausova’s light installation for LASVIT reflects the night sky
images courtesy of LASVIT

 

 

 

LASVIT‘s in-house designer petra krausova presented her ‘cassia’ collection during maison et objet. the lighting installation is comprised of a series of blown-glass pendants which all suspend from a thin wire at different heights. together, the pendents form a dynamically sculptural piece syncopated to illuminate in a specially programmed loop to reflect the natural movement of the night sky.

 

the design of the installation draws influence from the night-sky, as well as the organic form of flowers. looking closely, there are five variations of the pendants; frosted glass, opaque, sanded, clear and some enhanced by using metallic paint. the immersive installation celebrates lasvit’s glass-blowing techniques which originate from the czech republic; coupled with its natural influences and methods of production, ‘cassia’ can be adapted to any interior environment.

 

designboom spoke to the designer petra krausova, on the techniques, influences and collaboration with LASVIT.

 


designer petra krausova talks about how she developed the concept at maison et objet
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the designer took a timelapse video of the night sky and programmed the lights to loop in relation to the stars

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each of the glass bulbs have been installed with their own LED light

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designer sketch of the floral-influenced form

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the lighting installation presented in the LASVIT stand at maison et objet
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there are different variations of the pendants; some have hand painted detailing, others are opaque or frosted
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