arik levy for forestier at maison et objet
arik levy for forestier at maison et objet
jan 25, 2012

arik levy for forestier at maison et objet

‘in & out’ by arik levy for forestier 

israel-born paris-based multidisciplinary designer arik levy has presented ‘in & out’ and ‘cage’ displayed at maison et objet 2012.
for french manufacturer forestier. the lights are made using basic, traditional tools and material — the hand-made paper
is combined with metalwork to produce the versatile collections. 

arik levy for forestier at maison et objet‘in & out’ lights are able to stand or be hung or placed on its side  47.5 x 25 cm and 65.5 x 30 cm (18.7 x 9.8 inches and 25.8 x 11.8 inches) image © designboom

‘in & out’ is based on the flexibility of being able to use a lamp both indoors and outside. redefining the form of a drop-cord worklight, 
the object can function both as standing or pendant lighting. the flat base allows the frame to rest on a surface,
while the hook on the opposite side enables the lantern to be hung. 

arik levy for forestier at maison et objet ‘in & out’ features an integrated hook which allows users to hang the lights  arik levy for forestier at maison et objet ‘cage’ table lamp 

arik levy for forestier at maison et objet ‘cage’ surface light can function both as a table and pendant lamp

available in both black, blue and red, ‘cage’ has a simplified form, emphasizing the texture of the paper lampshade. the smallest of the three sizes is a table light, however, when turned upside down, it transforms into a pendant. 

arik levy for forestier at maison et objet‘cage’ collection 

arik levy for forestier at maison et objet ‘cage’ table lamp 80 x 43.2 cm (31.5 cm x 17 inches) image © designboom 

arik levy for forestier at maison et objet ‘cage’ surface lamp in red 48.5 x 42.6 cm (19 x 16.8 inches)  image © designboom  

maison & objet  paris nord, villepinte exhibition centre

the winter installment of the bi-annual international trade show, maison et object 2012 is a collection of furniture, interior, industrial  and product design. the fair showcases both established and upcoming talent. 

  • The concept is not new ! A kind of miw between Wanders’ light and Guixé’s light. Arik Levy make a really boring design job for me.

    Melissa says:
  • Hi Melissa, I also see similarities to work by Grcic and Noguchi. I like these similarities, and the ones you mention. I don’t understand the apparent need for “new concepts”. The pursuit of novelty is boring design to me.

    Phillip says:
  • Whats great is being able to use these outdoors.

    camilla says:

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