28 January 2008

Bling. Bling.

The Light Shade Shade

Designed by Jurgen Bey in 2004 for MOOOI, the "Light Shade Shade" is a one way mirror that reflects its environment as well as concealing the chandelier within. When the light is turned on, the Light Shade Shade reveals its unforeseen identity and projects the former beauty that lies within. The Light Shade Shade is part of the Moooi "weer" collection and may also be sold without the inner shade in order to breathe life back to an aging chandelier. It is a very exciting way to give the traditional a very contemporary and modern "twist" - a look I am very fond of. The shade is made of a semi-transparant mirror film surrounding a crystal chandelier lamp. There are 18 arms on the chandelier shown below.  http://www.moooi.com

Immediately following the Most Excellent chandelier pictured below are several room/environment photos revealing the chandelier installation.

The Light Shade Shade

Hollywood Wall

Following very much the same idea as the Light Shade Shade, these "Hollywood Wall" sconces by Viso Collection, were designed in 2007. When lit, the one-way mirror reveals the crystal beaded strands which instantly add a splash of glamour and "Bling Bling".