The Faceted lamp is a tactile and sensory experience of using traditional materials such as brass, copper, bronze and stainless steel. Metal sheets are first cut and then linked together piece by piece meticulously to form a mosaic of repetitive cellular structure that results in to a tessellated geometrical form.
The texture of the facets creates a seemingly ephemeral and a scintillating light sculpture that is a visual delight not only when it is switched on but also adding to the space when its switched off. The approach was to create something playful enough to introduce curiosity with textures almost to make one tempted to touch it.
Light permeates facets where they have been linked and have stretched due to tessellations revealing geometrical lines of construction. Faceted light is a fine example of handcrafted lamps and draws from India’s heritage of exquisite handicrafts. The Faceted Chandelier draws from a modular structure, which allows for the construction of larger structure for public spaces. The Faceted dome lights are based on Buckminster Fuller’s geodesic dome. The design involves integrating material integrity and longevity using basic construction principles and applications to find new means of expression. Over a period of time the metal develops a natural patina that adds to the natural look and glow of the ambient light.
Faceted lights are available in brass, copper, bronze and stainless steel.
Faceted Metal and PVC lights were exhibited during the Tent London Design Festival 2012 and were selected to be a part of the Ventura Interieur 2012 during the Interieur Biennale held in Kortrijk, Belgium.