ross lovegrove: cosmic landscape
ross lovegrove: cosmic landscape ross lovegrove: cosmic landscape
apr 16, 2010

ross lovegrove: cosmic landscape

‘cosmic landscape’ is a collection of lighting designed by ross lovegrove for artemide. an installation of the lamps are being presented in the artemide showroom in milan during the 2010 design week.

‘cosmic landscape’ image © designboom

‘the cosmic landscape appears to have emerged from a digital laval flow of light…out of a ceiling, out of a wall, out of a floor… releasing its complex shape as algorythmic air… liberated into free space it seems to cool into a complex three dimensional sponge of light… appearing dematerialized so its edges blur becoming dimmed and soft on the eyes, changing its color, enjoying its nebula nature.‘ – RL

‘cosmic landscape’ suspension lamp image © designboom

the ‘cosmic landscape’ table lamp, wall / ceiling and suspension models are made from a transparent methacrylate structure, with an injection-moulded opal methacrylate diffuser.

‘cosmic landscape’ detail image © designboom

‘cosmic landscape’ image © designboom

‘cosmic landscape’ table lamp image © designboom

‘cosmic landscape’ table lamp image © designboom

‘cosmic landscape’ in blue

the series of table lamps comes in a range of colors.

‘cosmic landscape’ in green

‘cosmic landscape’ in red

‘cosmic landscape’ in orange

‘cosmic landscape’ series image © designboom

‘cosmic rotation’ image © designboom

the ‘cosmic rotation’ pendant are made from painted aluminum lighting unit injection-moulded opal methacrylate diffuser. when the lamp is turned on, the diffuser is colored externally due to the light transmittance, conferring an extremely light volumetric effect. the ‘cosmic rotation’ wall / ceiling lamps are made from a painted metal structure with injection-moulded opal methacrylate diffuser.

‘cosmic rotation’ wall lamp image © designboom

detail of ‘cosmic rotation’ wall lamp image © designboom

‘cosmic rotation’ image © designboom

‘cosmic rotation’ pendant image © designboom

close up image © designboom

‘cosmic rotation’ pendant image © designboom

‘cosmic muggs’ made from a polished aluminum structure with etched blown glass diffuser image © designboom

‘the cosmic mugg has its own direction… it seems to want to swim in its own tchnological light ocean… it projects light downward and outward light some strange new marine species… defining a new kind of relationship with the emotion of form and space, very very free in its concept and application.‘ – RL

‘capsule’ suspension lamps etched blown glass diffuser, silicone rubber lamp support with fluorescent and halogen versions fluorescent version contains an opal methacrylate ballast disk image © designboom

‘as the name implies its a capsule of light that extracts a new form from the process of hand made glass production, celebrating the anniversary of apollo and a new age of discovery in even the most simple of objects.‘ – RL

ross lovegrove portrait © designboom

  • sleek & neat. as usual. respect.

    lionel says:
  • is it me or lovegorve looks like an holy priest in that pic

    lano says:
  • i love the way ross lovegrove thinking!
    pure mind with organic ideas.

    parinaz says:

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