Sincere ReflectionBy: Eva Slunečková, Patrik Florian Photo: Dennis Wong, Lukáš Pelech, Jan Kuděj, Anarchitect, John Cullen Lighting, Sergey Krasyuk, LASVIT archive
You will know how much you are attached to home only when you give up on it. Just a few weeks away from home and you will begin to miss the old familiar scents, the same old proven vistas, the light that passes by at the same time. Home is part of our self-definition and what we truly are, which is also the reason why are we willing to indulge these extensions of ourselves with the best care possible.
The “And Why Not!” light fixture is the embodiment of designer René Roubíček’s lifetime passion for experiment,a as well as his undying effort to create unique light compositions. The piece, designed by this significant glass artists, recently illuminated an installation in Hong Kong.
The One Thousand Museum residence in Miami featured Dune lighting, designed by iconic architect and designer Zaha Hadid together with Maha Kutay and Woody Yao from her studio Zaha Hadid Architects, based on the principles of asymmetry and Cartesian geometry.
The lighting installation My Stream was custom-designed by Petra Šosťáková for a private residence in the Mayfair quarter of London. She created a delicate flow of light that levitates throughout the heart of the entire house.
The Presidential Suite of the five-star Four Seasons Hotel in Seoul, South Korea, was lighted by the Crystal Calligraphy installation, designed by Jana Růžičková.
The Golden Summer installation is reminiscent of an afternoon sun, reflecting from hot sand. It was designed by Petra Sošťáková for a private residence in Surabaya,
The Dance, a monumental crystal installation, appears to be a sparkling DNA helix that winds its way across all six floors of a London residence, each with separate control circuits.
The Droplets light composition embodies the laws of natural elements, as well as the magic of traditional craft in glass processing. It was designed by Jan Plecháč and Henry Wielgus.
Designers Wanda Valihrachová and Táňa Dvořáková transformed a family’s memories into a unique lighting installation in a private residence in London. The six-meter lighting in the entry hall is composed of three hundred hand-crafted components that take on the shape of flowers of various sizes and morning dew, naturally extending the blooming garden in the front of the house.
Hand-blown crystal bubbles rise to the ceiling over the dining table like bubbles in champagne – a popular association with joy and the celebration of exceptional moments.
The Plisse light fixtures designed by Maurizio Galante serve as jewels in an apartment in Khamovniki, a prominent Moscow quarter. The reconstruction was carried out by the Dseesion studio – architect Valeria Senkina and designer Julia Lenskaya.
Italian designer Maurizio Galante built upon his experience in the world of haute couture when creating the Plisse chandelier. Thanks to his vision, the glass mirrors the delicate curves typical for fine textiles that are layered around the axis of the piece.