What is this?
Long metal garlands of shiny, etched, silver-colored stainless steel flowers massed, wrapped, and draped around an incandescent light bulb.
Why is this in our collection?
The Dutch-born award-winning designer Tord Boontje, is a graduate of both the Design Academy in Eindhoven and the Royal College of Art in London. His interior architecture and exhibition designs include both unique and limited edition pieces, commissions for museums like the Victoria and Albert in London, and work for retailers as varied as Target and Hermès. Boontje’s numerous mass-produced designs include textiles for Kvadrat and tableware for Salviati. Boontje's work is held by major museums. The Garland light represents an intersection of Boontje’s interest in pattern-making and textiles. Designed to be mass produced in various metal finishes and colors, each lamp is a pliable garland with no fixed... more
This object has been included in the following exhibitions:
- Rococo: The Continuing Curve 1730-2008, Friday, March 07, 2008 - Sunday, July 06, 2008