New and Exclusive. The Flos IC S1 Suspension Light, designed by Michael Anastassiades has been released in a special matte black finish.
Flos IC lighting range embodies an artistic, sculptural aesthetic, with minimalist features. The lamp’s beautiful matt black frame is complimented by the opulent, warm glow of the spherical hand‑blown diffuser, resulting in a piece that exudes luxury and visual elegance.
Michael Anastassiades on the design - ”I came across a YouTube clip of a contact juggler. He has these spinning spheres moving around, and they are spinning so perfectly, you can’t even see them move, it looks perfectly balanced and perfectly still. This was my starting point”.
Materials: Steel, Mouth Blown Glass
S1 - Height - 48.2cm (top of stem to bottom of diffuser) x Shade Diameter - 20cm
S2 - Height - 70.2cm (top of stem to bottom of diffuser) x Shade Diameter - 30cm
Michael Anastassiades has a masters Degree in Industrial Design from the Royal College of Art in London. After working freelance with various renowned Design practices he set up his own studio in 1994. Since then, he has been exploring contemporary notions of culture and aesthetics through a combination of product, furniture and environmental design. Playfully positioned between fine Art and Design his unique, yet discreet work seeks to provoke dialogue, participation and interaction out of what would normally be a series of, inanimate, mundane utilitarian objects. Using a minimal language he personalises these objects, giving them identity and vitality they might otherwise not possess. His work is featured in the permanent collections of the MoMA (New York) the V&A (London) and the Crafts Council (London). His products for Flos are fast becoming design classics with there magical and elegant design.