daikanyama pendant lamp by bernstrand & co for zero daikanyama pendant lamp by bernstrand & co for zero
feb 11, 2013

daikanyama pendant lamp by bernstrand & co for zero

‘daikanyama pendant lamp’ by bernstrand & co for zero



influenced by the daikanyama district in tokyo, the cables create spatiality on a pleasant scale for both large and small areas. developed by bernstrand & co. the pendant fixtures for zero lighting zig-zag in nature, as slightly chaotic configurations between walls, ceilings and poles, become evident – with the installed electric cable running along the wire from one to the next.

detail view


yellow fixture




black lamps


four color underside view


detail overview



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  • Nice colors, nice mesh, nice shape and nice design.

    Pablo says:
  • If the pendant used led as a source the cables could have been carrying low voltage electricity without the use of wires. In this way the design would have been much cleaner. The fixtures are simple and nice but the cabling & wires is likened to a panoramic view with telephone wires front and center.

    faftaichi says:
  • Faftaichi, I think that designers wanted to create that landscape full of wires in purpose, as a reference of ancient lighting streets like in Milano.

    Pablo says:
  • Pablo you’re absolutely right! The lamps curry LED if required so it can be made without the electrical cord.
    /Thomas (the designer of the lamp)

    Thomas Bernstrand says:
  • Unfortunately I don’t this this fixture is UL listed – so a problem for use in the US

    J says:

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