The Cylinder series is a system of fixtures that elevate the experience of functional lighting, Directional light emanates from recessed points within the simple metal forms. Their streamlined structure and hefty scale allow these pieces to stand-alone or be grouped together, serving as primary or secondary light sources.

APPARATUS is a New York based interdisciplinary design studio that explores the relationship of lighting, furniture and objects in their environments. Predicated on the modernist principle of gesamtkunstwerk or total work of art, fully articulated collections reveal each piece as an artefact from a singular vision -each imprint referencing the historical and cultural mood summoned by a holistic emotional landscape. APPARATUS creates each piece with a devotion to the rigour of small studio craftsmanship, centring the importance of the human hand in lending soul to an object. Sensual materials such as marble, suede, horsehair, lacquer and porcelain are combined with patinated brass to create the studio’s distinctive catalog. Underpinning every piece, whether it be a light fixture or a chair, is a deft balance between mechanisation and the hand-made, striving equally for the contradictions of perfection and the beautiful irregularity of humanity. APPARATUS galleries inNewYork, LosAngeles, and Milan each communicate the studio’s singular design ethos while also providing a distinctive, immersive experience informed by its location.The studio was founded in 2012 by Gabriel Hendifar and Jeremy Anderson. In 2021, the studio expanded its production to a dedicated factory inBrooklyn, where all pieces are hand-finished and assembled.

Material

Tarnished silver

Dimension

H29 x W11 cm 

Color

Aged brass, blackened brass or tarnished silver