Monday, January 14, 2013

The Plane Wins

"The Plane", a floor lamp designed and manufactured by AKDA has won a citation in the Products Category of the IA&B Young Designer Awards. 

The light is conceived as floating planes, of wood and glass, alternating and revolving around a central axis, to craft light around itself.  As an object, the alternating voids aid in generating a dramatic pattern of light, augmenting the light quality of the space it is contained in. Envisaged as a composition of overlapping surfaces, The Plane shapes light form through its planar surfaces. Light is produced in multiple directions and reflected through the multiple layers of horizontal glass