janne kyttanen unveils 'avoid' chandelier at design miami/ basel
janne kyttanen unveils 'avoid' chandelier at design miami/ basel
jun 18, 2016

janne kyttanen unveils 'avoid' chandelier at design miami/ basel

janne kyttanen unveils ‘avoid’ chandelier at design miami/ basel




janne kyttanen‘s multidisciplinary work lies at the intersection between 3D printing, virtual, and augmented realities. at design miami/ basel 2016, gallery ALL presents selected works by kyttanen, including a new piece realized especially for the occasion.

‘avoid’ chandelier in white, at design miami/ basel




revealed for the first time is the ‘avoid’ chandelier. this oversized light feature comprises a glowing circular fixture with an intricate diamond structure. the form of this design is influenced by lie sphere geometry — a mathematical theory in which the fundamental concept is the sphere. in lie sphere geometry, all lines should be regarded as spheres of infinite radius, and points in the plane should be regarded as spheres of zero radius. measuring 1.5 meters in diameter, the sculptural, white lacquer piece presented in basel provides warm illumination even in the most cavernous of spaces.

‘avoid’ chandelier in chrome finish

‘avoid’ chandelier in copper finish 

the sculptural piece provides warm illumination even in the most cavernous of spaces




also at design miami/ basel, gallery ALL presents a curated collection of kyttanen‘s recent explorations. works on display include the ‘metsidian’ series and the ‘rollercoaster table’. the ‘metsidian’ collection comprises a tray, side table, and shelf. these sculptural designs represent a single moment in time, melding two divergent materials together. organic volcanic obsidian transforms into clean, fluid mesh, uniting otherworldly form with everyday functionality. the ‘rollercoaster table’ sees a series of infinite spirals sandblasted in a moët & chandon champagne finish. 


overall, the pieces convey kyttanen’s unique aesthetic, referencing forms found in nature and beyond. all works are available in limited editions of 8 pieces (plus two artist proofs per edition).

metsidian tray, 2016

metsidian side table, 2016

metsidian shelf, 2016

rollercoaster table, 2016 

installation view of gallery ALL booth at design miami/ basel
photo by james harris

view of ‘avoid’ chandelier at design miami/ basel 


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