OLED Xix light by formfjord for kaneka OLED Xix light by formfjord for kaneka
mar 11, 2013

OLED Xix light by formfjord for kaneka

‘XiX’ light by formfjord for kanekaimage by michael tewes



using OLED panels produced by kaneka, formfjord has created ‘Xix’, a small light whose faceted sides play with the brightness of its environment, reflecting patterned jewels of color. thin OLEDs are embedded between two solid bodies of cut-glass – discretely hiding the electroluminescent layers of technology – to create small geometric volumes, which appear as a whimsy of kaleidoscopic crystals.



the lighting technology is hidden between two prisms of glass





the resulting forms are suspended kaleidoscopic crystals



a collection of ‘XiX’ lights reflect various shades of color image by michael tewes





two pyramids of glass sandwich the OLEDs which illuminate from withinimage by michael tewes


the cut-glass forms which are used to create the ‘XiX’ light



preparing the OLED panels



the OLED panels are secured within a metal frame





preparing the OLEDs



polishing the glass prisms




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