Layers of glass with a grozed edge treatment are laminated together to provide a dramatic back drop to this formal dining space. With thousands of facets, light bounces off and through. The result is an abstract field, with multiple readings, such as a ‘botanical’ frozen waterfall.
The owners of this house had a treasured dining table. Suspended pendant light fitting were chosen to complement the table. At night the pendants cast intricate shadows over the spaces below.
The feature circular disc creates an intimate dining space within a larger open plan living area. The disc is divided into wedges to highlight the timber grain.
“This 1950s gem was inspired by the properties of a necklace – small, precious and sparkly. With minimal walls in the open-plan kitchen, dining and living area, a dramatic island bench in the kitchen was treated as a piece of furniture. Made of polymer, the fluid design masks its steel structure. Sally (an industrial designer) majored in furniture and lighting – she knows how to make things appear light.”
Jewel in the Crown (Stephen Crafti, Sydney Morning Herald)
"The qualities of the architectural space – light, bright and translucid – were used as a backdrop to the table, which is richly dark, solid, warm and organic. The materiality of this table is as the name would suggest, timeless (10,000 years table)."
Furniture by Architects (forward by Stephen Crafti, Images Publishing, 2013)