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OLED Xix light by formfjord for kaneka
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mar 11, 2013
OLED Xix light by formfjord for kaneka


‘XiX’ light by formfjord for kaneka
image by michael tewes

 

 

using OLED panels produced by kaneka, formfjord has created ‘Xix’, a small light whose faceted sides play with the brightness of its environment,
reflecting patterned jewels of color. thin OLEDs are embedded between two solid bodies of cut-glass – discretely hiding the
electroluminescent layers of technology – to create small geometric volumes, which appear as a whimsy of kaleidoscopic crystals.

 

 


the lighting technology is hidden between two prisms of glass

 

 

 

 


the resulting forms are suspended kaleidoscopic crystals

 

 


a collection of ‘XiX’ lights reflect various shades of color
image by michael tewes

 

 

 

 


two pyramids of glass sandwich the OLEDs which illuminate from within
image by michael tewes

 


the cut-glass forms which are used to create the ‘XiX’ light

 

 


preparing the OLED panels

 

 


the OLED panels are secured within a metal frame

 

 

 

 


preparing the OLEDs

 

 


polishing the glass prisms

 

 

 

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