Wolfgang Flammersfeld Illuminates Drachenburg Castle

A light installation by German artist Wolfgang Flammersfeld illuminates Schloss Drachenburg, a fairy tale castle built in the 1880s that stands halfway between the city of Königswinter and the Drachenfels. With its dreamy spires, mock battlements and square clock tower, Schloss Drachenburg palace looks like a cross between a medieval castle, a Gothic ...

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Curiosity Cloud by Mischler-Tixler

In an ongoing collaboration with Perrier-Jouët champagne, a Vienna based design studio Mischler-Tixler held an extraordinary installation, Curiosity Cloud, in Norfolk House music room of The V&A Museum. The two designers filled a room with glass bulbs each of which contained a hand made insect that fulltered inside the bulb in reaction to visitors’ movements. The 25 different spieces of ...

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Pieke Bergmans Irregularly Shaped Neon Lights

Amsterdam designer Pieke Bergmans used traditional glass-blowing techniques to form these neon lamps with uneven tubes. Bergmans noticed that neon was always encased within tubes with a consistent diameter measurement, so began to create organically-shaped vessels to see how the light was affected when more widely dispersed. The project started with when he wondered why neon is ...

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Lusive Building

Light Source

From the Pacific, travel Interstate 10 east — the old Route 66 — until you've almost reached the dim sum palaces of San Gabriel. Get off the freeway just before, wind your way past taco stands and warehouses into East L.A., and you'll soon arrive at Lusive — 85,000 square feet of inspiration & imagination, design & development, labor & light.