Published Friday, April 20, 2012
Created by Swedish designer Lukas Dahlén, light suspensions "Ori" is inspired by the art of origami. Presented at the Salon del Mobile in Milan, they are composed of copper sheets folded in the manner of
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On this project, Lukas Dahlén says:
"Sheet metal have the same characteristics as paper when it comes to folding. After a lot of experimenting with paper and watching many origami instruction films I managed to understand the technique and construct a pattern of my own.
A lampshade that reflects the light downwards with a light coloured by the golden brass. The metal is cut with photo-etching, which also cuts halfway through the sheet to create the creases for the folding. A different pattern is used for each side of the sheet to allow the metal to fold in the desired direction."
For more information, visit the website Lukas Dahlén.