Formakami Pendant JH4
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Jaime Hayon. Design year: 2015.
Rice paper pendant lamp providing a diffused warm glow; for hardwire into ceiling.
The rice paper shade is handmade with black lacquered oak veneer brackets.
DETAILS & DIMENSIONS
- Materials: Rice paper shade; black lacquered oak veneer brackets; fabric covered cord with PVC canopy.
- Dimensions: 19.7"Ø x 19.7"H
- Light Source: Two E26 sockets; max 60 watts each; bulbs not included.
- Cord: 13.1' black fabric covered cord.
- Canopy: 5"Ø black domed PVC canopy.
- For indoor use only
Dust carefully with soft dry cloth. Please never use water or other cleaning solution.
Blown is Samuel Wilkinson’s first lamp for &tradition. A mouth-blown pendant with a quilted pattern, it comes in two versions: a translucent variant with a silver lustre globe and sandblasted opal white globe. The pendant is fitted with a powder-coated cast metal suspension.
The pendant was conceived as an exploration of the reflections, distortions, and refractions of a light source when surrounded by patterned glass. Wilkinson explains the wide range of inspirations he looked to when developing Blown: “Like with any project, you start with an idea, and then you start looking at the world through a sort of filter. I’ve looked at antique ceramics, old glass pieces, lenses from very old lamps, lighthouses, even a mirrored bottle, just to see the way the light comes off it.” Wilkinson even sought inspiration in seeds and berries - particularly raspberries - for the quilted texture of the glass. Blown makes a statement as a standalone item, but works equally as well in clusters or in succession. The two versions cater to a range of interiors, with the sandblasted variant providing a subtle, sophisticated glow, while the translucent version transforms the space it inhabits with the intricate textures and patterning.