Herzog & De Meuron, the famous Swiss architecture studio join forces with Flos to develop a lamp that now lights the entrance and further spaces of M+, the first global museum for contemporary visual culture, situated in Hong Kong’s West Kowloon Cultural District.
A dramatic lighting collection originally designed by Michael Anastassiades for New York’s legendary Four Seasons restaurant, Coordinates features a series of interlocking linear LED luminaires that take their formal inspiration from the mathematical precision of the Cartesian grid, illuminated and expanded to three brilliant dimensions
“We need to create things that last” says Michael Anastassiades
It's easy to shock with technology and innovation, says Michael Anastassiades, but the real challenge for designers is creating objects that stay relevant over time.
Anastassiades – who is Designer of the Year at the Maison&Objet furniture fair in Paris this week – has built his business around producing lighting designs he believes will become timeless.