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SPIRALIGHT by Robin Carpenter
Posted By Adele Chong On February 15, 2007 @ 11:14 am In Design,Green Lighting,Green Products,Innovation,Interactive Objects | 6 Comments
Evoking a gallery of stars, Robin Carpenter’s  eye-catching LED chandelier, Spiralight , demonstrates how good those little light emitting diodes can look when they are used in a clever way. This is what LED lighting should be all about. The creative LED Chandelier recently made waves at the IMM Cologne design fair 2007 . Delicately suspended with 216 LEDS meticulously interwoven into a single twisting strand, the stunning Spiralight is typical of the Berlin-based designer’s signature aesthetic – in evoking a sense of the organic by way of obstructing symmetry in linear production via algorithms.
As for her inspiration for the chandelier, Carpenter  claims that she was interested in creating a work which channeled the effect of ‘tracing a shooting star’. The unique piece succeeded in nabbing the Germany  Design Council’s weightiest honor at the IMM Cologne Fair – the Lights of the Future 2006 award.
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 IMM Cologne design fair 2007 : http://mocoloco.com/archives/002526.php
 Germany: http://www.trycards.com/calling-cards/Germany
 IMM Cologne Fair : http://www.imm-cologne.com/
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