Tord Boontje Icarus Light Shade [wing Shape Ceiling Lamp)
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Tord Boontje Icarus Light Shade [wing Shape Ceiling Lamp):
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The Icarus lamp shade by Tord Boontje is a light design with a story behind it. Remember the story of Daedalus and Icarus, who made wings of feathers and wax to escape from the evil King Minos of Crete? Things turned out OK for Daedalus, but less so for Icarus who flew too close to the sun, lost his wings and fell to his doom.
One of the favourite lighting designs from Tord Boontje, the stunning Icarus is a tumbling swathe of feathers - light, ethereal and dynamic. Its size and arresting design mean it will be the centerpiece of any interior it's put in: the pieces form simply demands attention. The idea for the Icarus light shade started as an experiment with cutting paper to create a dimensional form for light, discovering a structure with overlapping feather shapes that resembled a swan's wing.
Tord Boontje 's Icarus lamp shade has a complete drop of 78cm and is rated for bulbs up to 60