Behive pendant light is an elaborate objet d'art that offers incredible aesthetics regardless of whether it is turned on or off. Designed by Werner Aisslinger for Foscarini, Behive pendant is inspired by the rounded shape of a beehive and features an inverse pattern that translates as shadows onto its surroundings. Behive is also available as a table lamp.
Behive offers a warm ambient light to which a light directed downwards is added. A diffuser screen located on the inside conceals the technical parts and leaves the light source free to illuminate downwards. The white light takes on a double value: it emphasizes the particular graphic art nature of the rings and focuses the lighting on a well-defined area.
- country of origin:Italy
- Assembly Required:Yes
- Shipping Charges:free
- Ø15¼" × 15¼"H
- Cord length : 126"
- 400" cord version is available as special order on request
designed byWerner Aisslinger
Werner Aisslinger enjoys using the most recent technology and has contributed towards the introduction of new materials and techniques in the world of product design. He has received multiple awards – from the Compasso d’Oro ADI to the German Design Prize, the Red Dot Award or the FX Award in the UK.
Aisslinger's work is unique and draws its inspiration from nature. Some projects are on display in the permanent collections of many international museums, such as the Metropolitan Museum in New York, the Neue Sammlung museum in Munich and the Vitra Design Museum. In 2014, he received an honorable mention at the Compasso D’Oro for his Behive lamp, which draws its inspiration from a beehive.
Italian lighting manufacturer Foscarini well deserves their reputation as one of the world’s most distinctive sources for lighting accessories, because of their creative, unconventional, and innovative approach. Their unique products perfectly complement contemporary homes and add an incredible focal point. From table and floor lamps to wall sconces and pendant lighting, exceptional Italian designs ensure that homeowners will find fixtures that illuminate their homes with style.
Each Foscarini fixture is both functional and stylish, lighting up the interiors of a modern home and adding a layer of sophistication to the overall design as well. Some fixtures add a subtle, classic touch of modernism to the house. Others steal the show, with sculptural forms and designs that, at times, appear to defy gravity. Every piece is customizable, with different sizes and types of light to choose from, such as focused and ambient illumination, some with a full range of dimming options.
Foscarini furnishings are created by some of the best European furniture designers. Masters and young talents alike are eager to show their expertise and artistic visions in the lighting fixtures offered by this esteemed company. When it comes to lighting up the modern furniture in a contemporary home, no one does it like Foscarini.
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