October 30, 2014

BIRDIES NEST ceiling light fixture by Ingo Maurer





Birdie's Nest Ceiling Lamp by Ingo Maurer from Stardust Modern Design. The witty Birdie's Nest ceiling lamp was designed by Ingo Maurer himself. Birdie's Nest is the smaller version of the Birdies suspension lamp and is suited for low ceilings. It is not suited, though, for rooms with high humidity. with snowy white goose feather wings, 10 incandescent bulbs (with halogen insides) take flight from their central housing. designed for the ceiling, the birdie's nest can also be installed on the wall. these experimentalist collections enliven fashion runways, monuments and private homes, giving ingo maurer lighting a name that resounds in the minds of the design-forward. nspired by the iconic form of the incandescent bulb. for more than 40 years ingo maurer has created somewhat irreverent and thought-provoking designs in a method that is more exo-modern than contemporary. a variation on the original birdie chandelier, the ingo maurer birdie's nest ceiling light gives the same winged incandescent bulbs a place to live. With ten halogen low-volt bulbs, extra produced by Ingo Maurer, and handmade wings of goose feathers Birdie's Nest becomes an extraordinary design lamp. The individual wires can be turned, bent and shaped whichever way you like. Birdie's Nest is a member of the iconic Birds family. And is one of many pieces from Ingo Maurer that pays homage to and shows his love of the Edison light bulb. Each light bulb is adorned with goose-feather wings and attached to wires that have been hand-shaped by veteran employees that have mastered the difficult task. The final form of Birdie's Nest is determined by you, as the arms can be further shaped, making each piece an original and you the co-designer. Design by Ingo Maurer, 2005.Made in Germany, by Ingo Maurer.  Birdie's Nest is a member of the iconic Birds family. And is one of many pieces from Ingo Maurer that pays homage to and shows his love of the Edison light bulb. Each light bulb is adorned with goose-feather wings and attached to wires that have been hand-shaped by veteran employees that have mastered the difficult task. The final form of Birdie's Nest is determined by you, as the arms can be further shaped, making each Ceiling light with 10 low-voltage lamps and goose-feather wings. Canopy includes built-in transformer, tin-plated metal parts. Transparent cables. Birdie's Nest is supplied with a full set of 24V low-voltage lamps and also includes 2 spare lamps. Designed for rooms with lower ceilings. The light bulbs are custom made for Ingo Maurer, in order to extend the life span of these lamps, it is recommended to use a compatible dimmer. Not suitable for use in rooms with high humidity.