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WOVEN FIBEROPTIC CHANDELIERS

Posted By Emily Pilloton On February 28, 2007 @ 5:35 am In Green Lighting,Solar Power | 13 Comments

Woven Fiberoptic 5, Fiberoptics, Fiberoptic Lighting, Niels van Eijk, Miriam van der Lubbe, lace bobbin lamp [1]

We’re die hard fans of both Dutch design [2] and fiberoptic lighting [3] here at Inhabitat, so it should come as no big shock that we were wowed by this gem of a light fixture designed by Niels van Eijk and Miriam van der Lubbe [4]. Currently hanging in the atrium at Amsterdam’s SKOR [5] (Foundation Art and Public Space), the three fiberoptic “Lace Bobbin Lamps [6]” provide stunning light without the use of lightbulbs. Instead, their light is delivered via a remote power box — and of course we like to imagine that this type of fiber-optic chandelier would go perfectly with a fiberoptic sunlight device [7] such as the Cold Lamp [7]. We love the juxtaposition of the high-tech fiberoptic technology and the man-made woven aesthetic. Leave it to the Dutch to be both forward-thinking and nostalgic at the same time. Niels van Eijk and Miriam van der Lubbe [8] have been collaborating since 1997, and are part of the Dutch design force Droog [9].



+ Niels van Eijk and Miriam van der Lubbe [10]


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[1] Image: http://inhabitat.com/2007/02/28/woven-fiberoptic-chandeliers/

[2] Dutch design: http://www.inhabitat.com/2006/08/13/dutch-design-sustainability-droog/

[3] fiberoptic lighting: http://inhabitat.com/2007/01/22/ufo-fiberoptic-chandelier-by-neueslicht/

[4] Niels van Eijk and Miriam van der Lubbe: http://www.ons-adres.nl

[5] SKOR: http://www.skor.nl

[6] Lace Bobbin Lamps: http://www.ons-adres.nl/fotopagina/nlampleideneng.htm

[7] fiberoptic sunlight device: http://inhabitat.com/2007/02/26/cold-light-fiberoptic-lamp-shines-sunlight-indoors/

[8] Niels van Eijk and Miriam van der Lubbe: http://www.ons-adres.nl/page/Decmber.05.eng/homenieuw%20DEFeng.htm

[9] Droog: http://www.droogdesign.nl/

[10] + Niels van Eijk and Miriam van der Lubbe : http://www.ons-adres.nl/

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