The amorphous shape of 73, so named for the chronological place in Omer Arbel's design continuum, is a dynamic progression in his series of organically shaped pendants. Exploring an unconventional technique whereby glass is blown into extremely heat-resistant ceramic fabric, the 73 has a unique shape resembling soft clouds. A blend of art, sculpture and light the 73 Pendant Lamp makes an ideal statement piece for your formal living room eliciting qualities of both liquids and solids. Available in white or gray, and in three sizes, each configuration is unique in proportion and size. Resembling translucent pillows, the 73 Pendant Lamp is intended to nestle together in groups, creating increasingly more complex compositions with each added form. Designed by renowned Vancouver based architect and designer, Omer Arbel whose philosophy is based on the intrinsic mechanical, physical and chemical qualities of materials as fundamental departure points for design. His interdisciplinary practice spans multiple scales and cultural-economic contexts to include architecture, industrial design, materials research, sculpture, invention, and high craft manufacturing. Evoking a formal language we intuitively associate with fabric, the 73 pendant lamp creates a tangible soft atmosphere.
Various configurations available