Light, with its ethereal nature, possesses the remarkable ability to breathe life into colours, coaxing them into vibrant hues and subtle shades. When the sun shines through a precious coloured gem stone or connects with a coloured glass vase, the object becomes even more vibrant. This magical interplay is an enchanting spectacle that has captivated artists and designers throughout history. Find out more in Colourful Alchemy: A Journey into the World of Illuminated Hues
Light’s interaction with colour illuminates its inherent beauty, influencing our perception of emotions and moods. The intensity, temperature, and quality of light significantly influence our perception of colour. Light’s transformative power alters hues, revealing intricate details and nuances, adding a magical dimension to our surroundings. It elevates and amplifies the inherent beauty of colours, creating a mesmerizing spectacle.
This fascinating alchemy of light and colour finds a stunning expression in the collaboration between renowned jewellery designer Solange Azagury-Patridge and Green Wolf Lighting. In a harmonious blend of traditional Murano craftsmanship (a traditional handmade process that turns sand, fire and air into the finest glass), modern designs, and cutting-edge technology, the collection introduces a series of cordless and rechargeable hand-blown Murano glass lamps.
The five-piece collection, available from February 2024, serves as an artistic extension of Solange’s acclaimed jewellery, seamlessly capturing its spirit and energy and most of all her expressions and joy of colours.
The collection of five lamps are laden with her signature whimsy and symbolism drawn from nature, each piece is a numbered edition of 1000, embodying a unique blend of artistry and functionality.
Green Wolf Lighting, celebrated for its fusion of Murano craftsmanship and remote technology, has produced instant design classics. Each light tells a distinct visual story, evoking promises of silver linings, delicate universal equilibrium, recurring motifs, ideals of solidity and safety, and lush paradises of abundance.
Every lamp within this exquisite collection possesses its own distinctive name, each echoing a captivating visual narrative. Each piece in this ensemble serves as a storyteller, weaving a unique tale through its design and symbolism.
Sun light, fashioned from acid yellow glass with an orange flame core, poignantly reflects the dualistic nature of the sun; a life-giving energy and a volatile force.
Eden light, intricately crafted from hand-blown green glass, captures the prelapsarian ( innocence) perfection of the Garden of Eden with the Tree of Life and a sinuous orange serpent, preserving an unspoiled harmony.
Cloud Light, crafted from blue glass with an ethereal pink cloud, prompts reflection on the mutable character of seasons and the promise of a silver lining.
Rainbow light, featuring seven hand-blown arches in a Rubino pink shade, is a symbol drawing from nature, biblical narratives, and social contexts.
Home light, in grey-tinted glass, portrays a charming cottage with vibrant hues, symbolizing the fundamental human right of a safe and vibrant dwelling.
Solange Azagury-Patridge, reflecting on the project, expressing her deep affinity for coloured glass, akin to her love for gemstones, particularly Murano glass. The lamps, she describes, are like jewels for the home, enhancing mood and ambiance, akin to how jewellery with beautiful gemstones illuminate a face.
As each lamp comes to life after dark, it not only illuminates space but also serves as a testament to the transformative power of light, bringing out the inherent beauty and allure of the colours it interacts with.