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Program

24 Sep 2015 - 27 Sep 2015

Czech Design at London Design Festival: Brokis at Design Junction

Based in the Czech Republic, BROKIS produces exclusive glass lighting created by outstandingly skilful artisans who continue the age-old Bohemian glassblowing tradition. Its original lighting collections are designed by world-renowned Czech and international artists and have won numerous awards in prestigious design competitions. The company’s portfolio features modern, functional lighting fixtures, decorative objects, and unique lighting solutions for architects and interior designers.

During Designjunction fair the company is showing the new collection entitled Lightline by renowned Czech designer and Brokis Art Director Lucie Koldová as well as several other new items, such as the stylish variable lights Flutes, a new wall version for last year’s Mona collection, and new material and color options for the existing exclusive lighting series. 


LIGHTLINE – latest collection a celebration of glass

Lucie Koldová, 2015

The Lightline series of glass lighting celebrates the beautiful utilitarian value of glass in every component. The concept of a luminous line is illustrated in the design through the etched plane of the blown-glass body set in the base made of blown-glass, which forms a translucent weight to anchor the lamp. A line of light is projected from the profile of the object when the light source casts its glow upon the upper plane of etched glass, which in turn appears as a thin line of light emanating outward from the side.  

The lamps represent a collection of table projectors that cast a light of intimate character, the luminous line gently poised above the transparency of the glass body.

 

FLUTES – variability and style

Lucie Koldova, 2015

The Flutes collection was created as a suspension lighting project for hotel spaces. Their artistic potential and utility value both go far beyond the boundaries of the project specifications. As the name suggests, the simple and elegant elongated conical shape resembles the form of a flute. The stylized openings not only allude to the source of inspiration for the design, they also fulfill a practical function – the variable cut of their edges for the suspension cable means that the angle of the entire lamp can be adjusted with ease. Flutes are available in several colors, including grey, opaline, and strong orange. The Flutes collection comprises three types of lamp depending on the angle of tilt.


 

MONA WALL – new enjoyment from lighting

Lucie Koldova, 2015

Mona Wall is the latest addition to the exclusive Mona collection. It joins the existing table, floor, and pendant versions and naturally sustains the singular character of the collection while, at the same time, expanding it with an entirely new type of light.

Mona Wall will be available in the same color variations as the other lights in the Mona

collection – transparent, opaline, smoke-gray, and transparent black.


 

NIGHT BIRDS – bringing poetry to everyday life

Boris Klimek, 2015

 ...like the silhouette of birds in the evening sky. Inspired by the grace and freedom of bird flight, the original Night Birds ceiling lights bestow a poetic charm and unprecedented dynamism to your interior. The lights do not merely hang in space – they fly. They provide you with the freedom of flight in creating variable compositions ranging from several individual lights to entire flocks of birds. The glass shades, formed to depict wings in various phases of flight, together with the pleasant, gentle LED illumination, bring the ambience of your favorite space to perfection.


 

New materials and colors for current lights

Mona Pendant – leather straps
At Designjunction, Mona Pendant (by Lucie Koldová) will be appearing for the first time in Great Britain sporting leather suspension straps. Among the probable production color variations are deep red, black, light grey, beige, and deep blue.

Whistle – new reflectors
The suspension light Whistle by Lucie Koldova will be showcased at Designjunction in new material and color versions. The existing selection of brightly colored reflectors is being expanded by timeless metals, such as copper, brass, and chrome. In addition to featuring new reflector choices, Whistle will also offer two new glass color options: smoke-grey and smoke-brown.

Memory – frosted
Memory by Boris Klimek will be introduced in a new optional frosted glass finish. The new finish can be selected for all Memory color versions.

Muffins – American walnut
A new wood option for the Muffins collection (by Lucie Koldova, Dan Yeffet) – oiled American walnut will be presented at Designjunction.

Balloons – new reflectors
For the first time in London we will present Balloons (by Lucie Koldová, Dan Yeffet)  with a chrome reflectors.


Balloons by Lucie Koldova, Dan Yeffet

 

ABOUT BROKIS

BROKIS, the preeminent Czech producer of exclusive glass lighting, is a synthesis of exquisite design, outstanding craftsmanship, and superior quality. Its collections are designed by world-renowned artists and brought to life by master artisans continuing the centuries-old Bohemian glassblowing tradition.

BROKIS lighting collections have achieved international acclaim with bold compositions that push the boundaries of contemporary design and feature traditional hand-blown glass in combination with other extraordinary materials, such as wood and hand-pressed metal. The company’s portfolio comprises modern, functional lighting fixtures, decorative objects, and unique lighting solutions for architects and interior designers.

BROKIS products are characterized by large-format blown glass and simplicity of construction and are backed by world-class customer service.

LUCIE KOLDOVA

Lucie Koldová (born 1983) is a prominent Czech designer based in Prague. Her work, ever pure and charismatic, focuses on furniture, glass sculptures, timeless lighting collections, and objects of desire; her portfolio ranges from daily-use products, poetic gallery objects, and limited series pieces to conceptual design. Currently, Ms. Koldova is Art Director at BROKIS.




www.brokis.cz


Opening hours:
Thursday 24 Sept 11.00 – 21.00 (late night opening)
Friday 25 Sept 11.00 – 18.00
Saturday 26 Sept 11.00 – 18.00
Sunday 27 Sept 11.00 – 17.00


Design Junction - pricing

Public
Early bird: £5.00 Sold Out
Second tier: £8.00 Sold out
Third tier: £10.00
Fourth tier: £12.00
On the door: £14.00

Trade
Before the event: Free
On the door: £14.00

Press
Free throughout the event. If you’ve got any further questions please contact us on press@thedesignjunction.co.uk

http://thedesignjunction.co.uk/
http://thedesignjunction.co.uk/brands/brokis/


Cover image: Flutes by Lucie Koldová


Czech Design at London Design Festival

Venue:

Design Junction, The College, 12-42 Southampton Row, London WC1B 4DA

Date

From: 24 Sep 2015
To: 27 Sep 2015

Organizer:

Czech Center is a coorganizer of the event


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