megan lin harnesses light's innate qualities in gather megan lin harnesses light's innate qualities in gather
jul 03, 2016

megan lin harnesses light's innate qualities in gather

megan lin harnesses light’s innate qualities in gather

 

 

 

a beam of light enters an open window near the top of a dome, its natural golden color cascading downwards punctuated with tiny specs of dust and floating particulate. your hand reaches into its glow to instantaneous effect. warmness grasps each finger, drawing you deeper into its magnificence as your mind attempts to identify the vague, but powerful, feeling that seems to lift your soul from its physical confines.

megan lin gather light table pendant
natural sunlight penetrates the ‘gather light’ designed by megan lin
all images © megan lin

 

 

 

light is a curious thing, as intangible as it is intriguing. to multi-disciplinary designer megan lin, the pureness and innate qualities of illumination are a personal fascination. an allure that eventually served as the conceptual foundation of ‘gather light’, one of three pieces in her meditation-oriented bring together collection.

 

video courtesy of megan lin

 

 

 

composed of an angled table and pendant lamp, ‘gather light’ allows individuals to witness and directly interact with the qualities of luminescence. the table, topped with gradated blue-glass surface, can be rotated freely to mix colors of the sky. above, the lamp shines down at an ideal angle that parallels the table.


the pantheon served as a driving influence in lin’s concept

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emulating the color of the sky

megan lin gather light table pendant
the form is derived by the angle of light


surface and transparency details

megan lin gather light table pendant
spin and play with the color of the sky 

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color changes as you spin the tabletop 

megan lin gather light table pendant
pendant detail


process and experimentation

megan lin gather light table pendant
project motto for lin’s bring together collection

 

 

designboom has received this project from our DIY submissions  feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication. see more project submissions from our readers here.

 

edited by: nick brink | designboom

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