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Moooi’s Brilliant Heracleum II Chandelier Blossoms with LED Leaves

Posted By Ana Lisa On May 26, 2013 @ 2:54 pm In carousel showcase,Design,Gallery,Green Home decor,Green Interiors,Green Lighting,ICFF,new york design week | 1 Comment

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Inspired by the Heracleum plant [1] (aka Cow Parsnip), Moooi’s new chandelier branches out from a central core, and each stem ends in a set of shining LED “leaves.” The lamp’s structure is coated with conductive layers that allow it to carry a low-voltage (safe to touch) current to the LED leaves, eliminating the need for wires. Heracleum II comes in two different sizes and it makes a great new addition to MOOOI’s family of products.

MOOOI was founded back in 2001 by Casper Vissers and renowned Dutch designer Marcel Wanders [2]. Its name comes from the Dutch word “beautiful”, with an extra “O” added for an “extra value in terms of beauty and uniqueness”. MOOOI unveiled several brilliant luminaries [3] at this year’s ICFF, and Heracleum II caught our eye for its innovative technology and its organic forms [4].

+ MOOOI [5]

+ Inhabitat’s ICFF coverage here > [6]

+ Inhabitat’s Design Week coverage here > [7]

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URLs in this post:

[1] Heracleum plant: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heracleum_(plant)

[2] Marcel Wanders: http://www.marcelwanders.com/

[3] brilliant luminaries: http://inhabitat.com/mooois-raimond-chandeliers-burst-with-dozens-of-tiny-led-lights/

[4] organic forms: http://inhabitat.com/blackbody-shows-off-beautiful-life-size-oled-trees-at-icff-2013/

[5] + MOOOI: http://www.moooi.com/

[6] + Inhabitat’s ICFF coverage here >: http://inhabitat.com/icff/

[7] + Inhabitat’s Design Week coverage here >: http://inhabitat.com/new-york-design-week/

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