the ladder light by jessica nakanishi
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jan 31, 2013
the ladder light by jessica nakanishi


‘the ladder light’ by jessica nakanishi
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presented at IDS during toronto design week 2013, canadian designer jessica nakanishi‘s ‘ladder light’
evolves from a previous series called ‘necklace lights’. by focusing on an alternative to the pendant,
the attention is drawn back onto the perimeter of a room – adding depth to the interior space.

 

available in a number of different configurations, from the number of rows to the overall height,
the ‘ladder lights’ can be used in combination with other forms to create a custom illuminated pattern
across the wall. constructed using metal components, tubes are connected by a leather strap which
is woven through the side wall of each tube – concealing the wire which runs between each strip
of LED with a riveted loop at the top from which the fixture hangs.

 

 

ladder lights hanging like pendants
image courtesy jessica nakanishi

 

 

connection detail
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detail
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renders
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ladder lights at IDS
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construction process
image courtesy jessica nakanishi

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