Suspension luminaire providing diffused lighting.
Hemispherical, mechanically-processed cast plaster diffuser, painted white inside. Plaster diffuser support in die-cast aluminum alloy, liquid-painted white. Molded upper bushing in die-cast, polished aluminum alloy, protected with transparent paint on the entire visible part. Upper cable gland and blocking ring nut in black injection-molded PC (polycarbonate). Shaped, galvanized adjustment screws. Transparent, injection-molded, upper and lower silicone shock absorbers. Lamp holder and fixing support in black injection-molded PPS (polyphenylene sulfide). Flashed and blown opal glass diffuser. Molded fixing ring nut in die-cast aluminum alloy with alodine plating. Skygarden 1 frieze in photo-etched and mechanically drawn AISI 304 steel. Molded and galvanized steel ceiling attachment Gray, injection-molded PA6 (Nylon) rose.
Marcel Wanders is a product and interior designer who drew international recognition for his Knotted Chair produced by Droog Design in 1996. His work is ubiquitous; he designs for leading international companies such as Flos, Alessi, Puma, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, MAC Cosmetics, Cappellini, B&B Italia, Moroso and Target.
Wanders also designs for architectural projects, such as the Kameha Grand hotel in Bonn, the Mondrian South Beach hotel in Miami and the Villa Moda store in Bahrain. In addition to running his studio, Wanders is co-founder and Artistic Director of the successful design label Moooi (2001).
He exhibits widely and his work is included in such significant museum collections as MoMA New York, The Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, and the V&A Museum, London. Wanders has further published numerous books and is extensively profiled in the global media, appearing in such publications as the New York Times, Domus, The Financial Times and Wallpaper Magazine.
For over fifty years we have been crafting objects of light and spreading brightness on generations of dreams