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Icarus Pendants, Icarus Ceiling Lights & Artecnica Lights | YLiving
Icarus
By Studio Tord Boontje, from Artecnica
$96.00
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Design by Tord Boontje.
By Artecnica.

Inspired by the legend of Greek Mythology, this winged pendant light features a cascading shade boasting delicate lines and a dramatic glow.

An optional electrical cord & socket set can be included for use with a 60-watt lamp. This optional upgrade is offered with a Textile or Rubber Cord and is for plug in only.

Dimensions
  • 31" H X 16.5" D
  • Optional Cord: 15" L
Material(s)
White Mylar polyester, textile, rubber
Lamp Type
INCANDESCENT
Bulbs
1 X 60W incandescent lamp (not included)
Listing
UL
Notes
Optional cord set is plug-in only.
Item Number
ARA-F8426-WH-PE0
Model(s)
F8426 F-8512-WHUL-1 F-8515-WHUL-0

Design by Tord Boontje.
By Artecnica.

Inspired by the legend of Greek Mythology, this winged pendant light features a cascading shade boasting delicate lines and a dramatic glow.

An optional electrical cord & socket set can be included for use with a 60-watt lamp. This optional upgrade is offered with a Textile or Rubber Cord and is for plug in only.

Artecnica. Bringing delight and discovery to everyday design.

Artecnica is a Los Angeles based design company that collaborates with the most established and emerging international designers to create inspiring decorative objects for the living environment. Committed to considering issues of environmental sustainability and responsible manufacturing, Artecnica products are often made with recycled materials and transported in easy-ship flat packages, thus reducing the company's carbon footprint.

Artecnica's Design with Conscience® program works with artisan communities in developing countries to produce unique handcrafted objects that reflect indigenous skills. This humanitarian approach supports shared work and profit across borders, cultures, races, and religions. For Artecnica, design is a catalyst for change, providing an opportunity to help transform the global landscape.

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Studio Tord Boontje

Tord Boontje does not believe that modernism means minimalism. In fact, this designer from the Netherlands is not afraid to celebrate the materials he uses in designs. Sometimes this means creating layers and layers of materials. Boontje is also inspired by nature and emotion. For Boontje, nature seems to evoke feelings of wonder. Boontje's Globe Pendant illustrates this idea of thinking about nature as a wild specimen. Something that even glass cannot control. His designs are meant to stimulate the observer's imagination. It's quite hard to not create a narrative or backstory to some of his pieces.

Boontje does not believe that contemporary designs should abandon tradition. Though Boontje, employs some of the latest technology when fabricating his designs, the materials he uses or designs hold some traditional context. Perhaps, this interest in tradition comes from his background. Born in Enchede, Netherlands in 1968, Boontje studied industrial design at the Design Academy in Eindohoven and went on to earn a Masters from the Royal College of Art in London. Currently, Boonje has set up Studio Tord Boontje in Bourg-Argental, France and teaches at the Royal College of Art. When looking at some of his products, one can almost imagine him wondering through the backwoods of France–making discoveries and feeding his imagination. Boontje was nominated for the Designer Of The Year Award at the Design Museum 2003. Tord was nominated Designer of the Year by Elle Decoration UK and his renowned Garland Light (for Artecnica) won the awards for best light and readers choice for Future Classic.

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Flight of Fancy Light Great light. The materials create a sense of movement in its spirals. Like a bird in flight. Exceeded my expectations given the price. It was easy to assemble - Given the 60 maximum watts I used a GE reveal bulb and it adds great ambient lighting to any setting.
Date published: 2012-10-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Makes a gorgeous statement This light required hard wiring, but was easy to do. The fixture looks great, makes a bold statement...you can't miss it when walking into the room. Y Living also offers the best price and super fast shipping, I was very pleased!
Date published: 2011-05-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from so cool these lights look awesome in our daughter's room. we hung two together and they are so fun to look at and really add something to the space
Date published: 2010-10-11
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Icarus is rated 4.6667 out of 5 by 3.
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Icarus is rated 4.6667 out of 5 by 3.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Flight of Fancy Light Great light. The materials create a sense of movement in its spirals. Like a bird in flight. Exceeded my expectations given the price. It was easy to assemble - Given the 60 maximum watts I used a GE reveal bulb and it adds great ambient lighting to any setting.
Date published: 2012-10-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Makes a gorgeous statement This light required hard wiring, but was easy to do. The fixture looks great, makes a bold statement...you can't miss it when walking into the room. Y Living also offers the best price and super fast shipping, I was very pleased!
Date published: 2011-05-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from so cool these lights look awesome in our daughter's room. we hung two together and they are so fun to look at and really add something to the space
Date published: 2010-10-11

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