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London Design Museum’s Swarovski Exhibition Features Light Painting, Holograms and Other Mind Blowing Digital Technologies
Posted By Ana Lisa On September 3, 2012 @ 3:52 pm In carousel showcase,clean tech,gallery,Green Lighting,London | No Comments
The centerpiece of Digital Crystal is an explosive 2000 suspended crystals chandelier by Frederikson Stallard  that constantly changes shape, creating an emotional spectacle without using a single shining light.
Renowned Ron Arad  has created Lolita, a shining cascade made from Swarovski crystals and 1,000 white LEDs  that interact with the public displaying text messages or tweets through #DigitalCrystal.
Israeli designer Arik Levy’s  interactive installation transforms human movements into explosive digitally-generated crystals.
London-based Philipe Malouin  light paints intangible circular figures with LEDs reflecting on crystal beads rotating at high speed, an art piece inspired by the giant particle accelerators of the European Organization for Nuclear Research. 
British Royal College of Art graduate Paul Cocksedge  designed a room filled with classic diamond-shaped chandeliers by shooting 2mm-wide laser beams onto perfectly-aligned mirrors and hanging a shining crystal at its center.
Swarovski might not be easily associated with sustainability, but by constantly commissioning leading design figures to express their most radical ideas they are creating an important experimental platform for innovative manufacturing and cutting-edge technologies.
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URLs in this post:
 Swarovski: http://www.swarovski.com/Web_GB/en/index
 crystals: http://inhabitat.com/tokujin-yoshioka-grows-a-stellar-chandelier-from-living-crystal/
 Digital Crystal: http://designmuseum.org/exhibitions/future-exhibitions
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 Frederikson Stallard: http://www.fredriksonstallard.com/
 Ron Arad: http://www.ronarad.co.uk/
 LEDs: http://inhabitat.com/stairway-to-heaven-is-a-brilliant-led-climbing-chandelier/
 Arik Levy’s: http://www.ariklevy.fr/domain
 Philipe Malouin: http://www.philippemalouin.com/welcome.html
 light paints : http://inhabitat.com/geek-alert-led-light-paintings-created-by-roomba-robot-vacuums/
 European Organization for Nuclear Research.: http://public.web.cern.ch/public/
 Marcus Tremonto: http://www.treluce.com/
 holographic: http://inhabitat.com/tag/holographic-plane-entertainment/
 Paul Cocksedge: http://www.paulcocksedge.co.uk/
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