Illusive Luminaire: Uniquely Shaped Lamp Collection

Illusive Luminaire is a gorgeous lamp collection with interesting shapes

Illusive Luminaire is a gorgeous lamp collection with interesting shapes.

Illusive Luminaire is a light group at the crossroads of the virtual and physical worlds. As our culture relies on services and communication technologies, digital virtuosity has become essential in the design practice, blurring the line between digital and crafts, creating a new culture of production. Ying Chang’s Illusive Luminaire lighting series, in collaboration with Federico Trucchia, uses digital tools as they allow designers to think without the constraints of mass manufacturing.

With the aid of additive manufacturing, those seemingly ornamental details are given functions, creating intricate shadows to manipulate the illumination. The forms and the way light emits through the lamp are tailored to complement each other; these charismatic forms are equally as intriguing on standby as they are illuminated. As a result, Ying Chang‘s Illusive Luminaire aesthetic is a balance between digital abstract and iconic forms. Some of these forms are remind of the classic architecture, and these lamps on the whole hint on Greek sculptures but unique ones.

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A light group created with eight basic forms stacked in different configurations - reminds of Greek sculptures to me.

A light group created with eight basic forms stacked in different configurations - reminds of Greek sculptures to me.

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Configuration one of ‘The Ruins’.

Configuration one of ‘The Ruins’.

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Each shape reveals a specially designed shadow pattern.

Each shape reveals a specially designed shadow pattern.

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The forms are influenced by metaphysical symbolism.

The forms are influenced by metaphysical symbolism.

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Detailed shapes help create intricate shadows and manipulate the illumination.

Detailed shapes help create intricate shadows and manipulate the illumination.

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Configuration two of ‘The Ruins’.

Configuration two of ‘The Ruins’.

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Details of the ‘Fan’ and ‘Collar’ revealing shadow patterns.

Details of the ‘Fan’ and ‘Collar’ revealing shadow patterns.

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The lamps are tailored to complement each other shapes.

The lamps are tailored to complement each other shapes.

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The Column lamp.

The Column lamp.

Source: designboom