grappa flower lamp chandelier by aviad petel grappa flower lamp chandelier by aviad petel
nov 19, 2012

grappa flower lamp chandelier by aviad petel

‘grappa flower lamp chandelier’ by aviad petelall images © adi likvornik


israeli designer aviad petel has sent designboom images of his custom organic chandelier, designed for hotel boutique, 96 rothschild in tel aviv. the dynamic 250 x 80cm space connects the main lobby of the various building floors, spanning 12 meters in height. the concept was aimed to flow naturally, as its influences are drawn from the climbing ipomea tricolor plant, which has a gentle climbing stem from which colorful flowers emerge.


by developing a new technique to attach wood veneer pieces through sewing,  diagonal strips fuse the components with solid construction to support its balance. the mobile starts in the ceiling and ends just before the ground level, connected in two end points: the ceiling and floor. the foundation rolls up as a total of nine ‘grappa flower lamps’ emerge to provide light towards each of the stairs. each is made of rolled metal covered by cloth with random folding, resulting in an interesting interplay between the staircase and interior surroundings.



bottom view



2 grappa



top view



2 grappa









construction process



street view









interior designer: michael azulaytextile designer: orit barzelaidesigner: avi sainadesigner: oren berry


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  • Really beautiful and I love the artisan nature of its construction out in the back under the porch! It does remind me of Little Shop of Horrors, though! Lovely soft light – would be great in some themed bar/ restaurant too.

    Nico Chandler says:

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