Top 10 Emerging Category Finalist for LAMP 2015 International lighting design competition.
Inspired by the physical beginnings of crystals, we sought to break the specimen down to its multifaceted structure and unique ability to manipulate and reflect light in a playful way, while remaining a solid form. The materials that we selected imitate these same properties.
Constructed from solid maple hardwood, the base allowed for a multifaceted shape of transparent plexiglass and mirrored acrylic to be built upwards — mimicking the formation of crystals and their protrusion into one another. Energy efficient LED lights illuminate the plexiglass and are reflected by the mirrored acrylic, creating countless visual illusions and beautiful shifts from light to shadow.
Reflektere is both functional and aesthetically pleasing. It is a table lamp with subtle accent lighting, a mirror, and a sculptural object.