knitted lighting fixtures made from 3D patterned textiles
knitted lighting fixtures made from 3D patterned textiles knitted lighting fixtures made from 3D patterned textiles
dec 31, 2013

knitted lighting fixtures made from 3D patterned textiles

knitted lighting fixtures made from 3D patterned textiles
all images courtesy of ariel zuckerman and oded sapir




combining technology with traditional hand crafting, the series of lighting fixtures is made by knitting wool threads from fixed patterns. the collaborative project between israeli designers ariel zuckerman and oded sapir was generated from three-dimensional textile pieces, which serve as a case for light-bulbs. the process of developing the fabric, with the aid of designer adva bruner, joined together both industrial and manual ‘crochet’ knitting. the bulbous skins were draped over a rigid skeletal structure, resulting in colorful organic-looking forms.

the hanging lighting fixtures are made from a patterned textile fabric

the ‘floor balls’ lighting piece

wall lamps

the fabric case makes the lighting fixtures easily transportable

the organic-looking drop fixtures encases a rigid skeletal structure

detail of the patterned knitted texture



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