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artecnica introduced six new pieces to their collection this summer including new works by tord boontje and rich brilliant willing. the collection focuses on light and colour most of which is explored through lighting designs and candleholders. the previously featured ‘bright side lights’ by rich brilliant willing are one of the core pieces in the new collection. other projects include the tyvek lamps ‘grand trianon’ and ‘petit trianon’ by paula arntzen, the ‘transgalss candle’ by emma woffenden and tord boontje and the ‘themis mobile’ by clara von zweigbergk.

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artecnica 2010 collection left: ‘grand trianon’  right: ‘petit trianon’ both by paula arntzen image: artecnica

‘grand trianon’ by paula arntzen (white tyvek, white coated steel frame)

named after king louis xiv, grand trianon is a large, lightweight chandelier made of post-consumer coated tyvek. when lit up the grand trianon emits a soft checkerboard glow from behind its surface of folded slits. the light is 23 inches wide and 28 inches high.

‘petit trianon’ by paula arntzen (white tyvek, white coated steel frame)

the petit trianon is smaller detailed version of  arntzen’s grand trianon. it features identical texture, pattern, and soft checkerboard glow. ‘both lights are a result of a unique experience i had at the palace of versaille combined with my love for this elegant material’. this light is 14 inches wide and 22 inches high.

artecnica 2010 collection ‘petit trianon’ by paula arntzen image: artecnica

artecnica 2010 collection ‘grand trianon’ by paula arntzen image: artecnica

artecnica 2010 collection ‘bright side lights’ by rich brilliant willing image: artecnica

‘bright side lights’ by rich brilliant willing (solid pressed glass) read more in designboom’s previous coverage

artecnica 2010 collection ‘bright side lights’ by rich brilliant willing image: artecnica

artecnica 2010 collection ‘transgalss candle’ by emma woffenden and tord boontje image: artecnica

‘transgalss candle’ by emma woffenden and tord boontje

an organic, soy-based candle infused with the earthy scent of grass, hand-poured in los angeles, california. vessels are hand-cut and polished recycled bottles. the packaging was designed by alex lin.

artecnica 2010 collection ‘transgalss candle’ by emma woffenden and tord boontje image: artecnica

artecnica 2010 collection ‘themis mobile’ by clara von zweigbergk (paper, wire) image: artecnica

‘themis mobile’ by clara von zweigbergk (paper, wire)

the themis mobile is a  geometric décor sculpture composed of five faceted ornaments each with its own colour palette of neons, purple and browns. designer clara von zweigbergk was inspired by the geometric design of polyedra.

artecnica 2010 collection ‘themis mobile’ by clara von zweigbergk (paper, wire) image: artecnicaartecnica 2010 collection ‘la corounne’ by paula arntzen (copper laminated polypropylene) image: artecnica‘la corounne’ by paula arntzen (copper laminated polypropylene)

la corounne, the crown, is an airy chandelier masterfully designed from two pieces  copper foil material. the reflective vertical strips around the two-tier lamp luminously display a burst of color and dimension, as its bulbous shape resembles the splendid chandeliers of stunning palace ceilings.

artecnica 2010 collection ‘la corounne’ by paula arntzen (copper laminated polypropylene) image: artecnica