|powder coated aluminum
|51.2 x 7.9 x 7.5 inch
Kranen/Gille's cast aluminum light fixture resembles a submarine or airship. It glides through the air, tethered to the ceiling by nearly invisible steel wires. A thick black cable connects the light to its power source. This interplay between weight and weightlessness makes Luftschiff a dramatic, thought-provoking addition to a dining room or office environment.
“Luftschiff” is German for “airship.” Kranen/Gille’s design references the torpedo-shaped airship commonly called the Zeppelin. The nickname honors the aircraft’s inventor, Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin.
“Good design is purposeful, accessible on multiple levels, and relevant.” Jos Kranen
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