viichendesign emulates moonlight with interlaced screen and lamp series
viichendesign emulates moonlight with interlaced screen and lamp series
sep 22, 2015

viichendesign emulates moonlight with interlaced screen and lamp series

viichendesign emulates moonlight with interlaced screen and lamp series
all images courtesy of hnh living




viichendesign, a taiwanese design studio, referenced the act of looking at the moon through a wood window in a traditional chinese house to create ‘interlaced’, a lighting device that can be also used as decoration. the material selection was carefully curated in order for the lamp to emulate a blurred image of the moon. 

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light passes through three individual wire mesh layers that can be accommodated depending on the light preferences




‘interlace’ has four wooden stick legs, previously processed with a turning machine, for a smooth finish. each set of legs comes in different lengths, opening the possibility of various space arrangements. the screens are made of wire mesh, usually used in construction sites, and work as layers that, depending on their position, create different values of lighting. the light source, positioned behind the wire meshes, projects shadows that create a pleasant ambiance.

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when installed, a beautiful scene of mixed mesh shadows is perceived




the possibilities of different arrangements are various, allowing ‘interlaced’ to accommodate to the users will. not only the physical disposition can be modified, but also the light projected into the room can change. 

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three sets of wooden sticks of different lengths support the light and meshes

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the light sources goes behind one of the meshes and has a filter that diffuses it

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the light source module is attached to one of the metal structures

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wire mesh, generally used in construction works, is the material responsible for the moon emulation

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the lamp comes with all the pieces ready to assemble

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attention to finishes and details make up an impeccable look

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the four-legged supporting structure gives stability to the lamp



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edited by: juliana neira | designboom

  • Looks like beautiful detailing went into the product design. What about the light output? Did a lot of thinking go into that? It would have been nice to see the effect on the wall the fixture can make.

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