Five Opera Houses: Chandeliers

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Neverending Glory by Jan Plechac & Henry Wielgus

The Neverending Glory collection reflects nostalgic emotions and interprets opulent candle chandeliers in new way to symbolize prime moments of appreciation and glory. In individual silhouettes it is possible to recognize iconic chandeliers from five of the world’s most eminent concert halls and theaters; La Scala in Milan, Palais Garnier in Paris, the Metropolitan Opera in New York, the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow, but also the Czech Republic’s Estates Theater in Prague.

inspiration

NEG_smoke_allFrom left to right as shown in smoked glass, for clear or white glass refer to thumbnail images (scroll to bottom).

  1. Prague Estates Theatre
    Dimensions / Dia 430 × H 740 mm + L
    Primary material / Hand-blown glass
    Light source / 1 × E27 white globe 18W

 

  • Palais Garnier
    Dimensions / Dia 510 × H 570 mm + L
    Primary material / Hand-blown glass
    Light source / 1 × E27 white globe 18W

 

 

  • La Scala 
    Dimensions / Dia 550 × H 620 mm + L
    Primary material / Hand-blown glass
    Light source / 1 × E27 white globe 18W
  • Metropolitan Opera 
    Dimensions / Dia 550 × H 420 mm + L
    Primary material / Hand-blown glass
    Light source / 1 × E27 white globe 18W

 

 

  • Bolshoi Theatre
    Dimensions / Dia 550 × H 780 mm + L
    Primary material / Hand-blown glass
    Light source / 1 × E27 white globe 18W

 

About the artists

Jan Plechac & Henry Wielgus

Jan Plechac and Henry Wielgus met during their studies at The Academy of Art, Architecture and Design in Prague, where they first collaborated. Plechac exhibited his thesis work at Salone Satellite 2011, gaining much attention from gallery owners and well-known producers. Wielgus did further studies at the Escola de Disseny and Art in Barcelona. He has been active in many international design shows. In 2007 he founded the DesignSUPERMARKET festival. In 2012, Jan and Henry founded Studio Jan Plechac & Henry Wielgus.

Source: LASVIT

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