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Design by Karl Zahn, 2009.
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Inspired by the simplicity of opening a book, the Phrena Pendant Light transforms from a flat fixture into a beautiful 3-D shade. Made from highly durable and washable white Tyvek®, the intricate accordion fold shade softly diffuses the light of a 60W lamp and adds a warm glow to any environment. Can be configured for up-lighting or down-lighting distribution. Supplied with 15 ft. cordset.
Designer Karl Zahn's Phrena Pendant Light from Artecnica is made from Tyvek®, a tear-resistant, temperature-resistant and water-resistant paper material that is hand-washable. The intricate shade softly diffuses the light of a 60W bulb.
Material(s): Tyvek, white coated steel
Dimensions: 21" Dia X 13" H X 180" Max Overall Length
Bulbs: 1 X 60W max (not included)
Designer: Karl Zahn
Karl Zahn studied Industrial Design at the Rhode Island School of Design with an emphasis on manufacturing and fabrication. Studying in Denmark in 2002 supported his love of handcraft and his own style reflects a danish modern sensibility. His work deals with materiality and explores the practical and emotional relationship we have with products in this increasingly complicated world that is driven by technology and fraught with environmental guilt.View other products by Karl Zahn
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.View other products from Artecnica