Starlet Sconce

Apparatus Studio

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Starlet is one of the newest pieces from Apparatus Studio's ACT FOUR Collection. Reminiscent of Antennae Verdura from the 1960's, the wall fixture emits a cryptic and gleaming shine that is reflected on the wall surface in an holistic way, as radiant as a star.  

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: available in aged brass armature /pewter suede and satin shade, tarnished silver armature/ sepia suede and satin shade or aged brass armature/ bronze suede and satin shade 

Dimension: H51 x W20 x D13cm 

Weight: approx. 3kg

Additional information: voltage 120-240, 2200-2700K warm dim

Customisation available upon request 

Additional information: in order to achieve this particular custom Tarnished Silver finish, we prep the fixture’s raw brass base in our production facility and then work with a local partner to first nickel plate, then fully plate the fixture in actual silver. The fixture is then sealed with a tinted lacquer for a protected and permanent finish with a warmer, layered tone. +35%  for tarnished silver finish applies.