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Khayyám / Pendel Light

This is a timeless illuminated object which creates an allusion to the weightlessness of space with its paradoxical balance. It challenges the moment forces. The consequently clean and minimalistic design puts the focus on this simple idea.
Inspired by the planets of the solar system in 8 different colours including wood for Jupiter, the frontal view resembles an annular eclipse.
The lamp’s balance requires precise calculation and accurate manufacturing. Therefore the simple shape also has its counterpart in its complex interior. Special construction inside the lamp enables mass production with materials of varying densities including wood.


Hochschule für Bildende Künste Braunschweig

HBK Braunschweig (Hochschule für Bildende Künste)
Braunschweig, Germany

Ehsan Aghdami,
HBK Braunschweig (Hochschule für Bildende Künste)

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