Baccarat 250th anniversary chandelier Lighting by Yasumichi Morita, GLAMOROUS co.,ltd.

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DESIGN DETAILS
DESIGN NAME:
Baccarat 250th anniversary chandelier

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
Lighting

INSPIRATION:
Baccarat has been collaborating with various creators who lead generations and always seeking new creativities to produce innovative artworks. They unveiled their very first chandelier in 1827 in France and in 2014 they tried to produce the new chandelier to celebrate their 250th anniversary. GLAMOROUS co.,ltd. is so honored to design the chandelier and has expanded the design possibility of Baccarat chandeliers under the concept of “Session of Sparkle” reflecting the combination of different materials; crystals and mirrors.

UNIQUE PROPERTIES / PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
Design concept is "Session of Sparkle", with wishes to fill the venue with session of lighting, session of Baccarat, guests and GLAMOROUS and session of happy sparkle. The dynamic Baccarat chandelier has emerged in the Yebisu Garden Place, as if it is floating. The sparkle with refraction by crystals and mirrors show various expressions as if it has eternal breath. It draws the special sight of the world wrapped with day light and night darkness, whose transition cannot be taken your eyes off for a moment. Such a fantastic world would give people a hunch of beginning of happy story with blinding sparkle.

OPERATION / FLOW / INTERACTION:
The largest Baccarat chandelier ever in their 250-year history consists of two kinds of chandeliers; Zenith and Solstice. The former is based on the orthodox design when they used candles for chandeliers and the latter has a novel form like a drop, not a traditional triangle. Assembled 17 chandeliers of these two representative types in 4 layers, it has 26,471 crystal pieces with a height of 8.4 meters, a width of 4.6 meters, 410 lights and a weight of 1.8t. All the lights adapt LED, not traditional incandescent bulbs. Please enjoy various expressions of this innovative Baccarat chandelier with fantastic sparkles by flection reflex between mirrors and crystals.

PROJECT DURATION AND LOCATION:
The project started in September 2013 in Tokyo and finished in September 2014 in Nancy, France, and was exhibited in Yebisu Garden Place, Tokyo, Japan from 8 November 2014 to 12 January 2015.

FITS BEST INTO CATEGORY:
Lighting Products and Lighting Projects Design

PRODUCTION / REALIZATION TECHNOLOGY:
Chrystal glass, LED

SPECIFICATIONS / TECHNICAL PROPERTIES:
The largest Baccarat chandelier ever in their 250-year history consists of two kinds of chandeliers; Zenith and Solstice. The former is based on the orthodox design when they used candles for chandeliers and the latter has a novel form like a drop, not a traditional triangle. Assembled 17 chandeliers of these two representative types in 4 layers, it has 26,471 crystal pieces with a height of 8.4 meters, a width of 4.6 meters, 410 lights and a weight of 1.8t. All the lights adapt LED, not traditional incandescent bulbs. Please enjoy various expressions of this innovative Baccarat chandelier with fantastic sparkles by flection reflex between mirrors and crystals.

TAGS:
Chandelier, Chrystal, LED, Baccarat

RESEARCH ABSTRACT:
The design team researched their 250-year history and visited their factory in France over again know better in terms of the process of crystal products.

CHALLENGE:
To design the largest chandelier of the brand and to make the special frame which can bear the 1.8ton chandelier to be hung were challenging.

ADDED DATE:
2015-02-02 05:32:47

TEAM MEMBERS (3) :
Yasumichi Morita, Jo Umeno and Torahiko Suga

IMAGE CREDITS:
Nacasa & Partners Inc.

Visit the following page to learn more: http://glamorous.co.jp/products/en/#/2014_005 /
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CLIENT/STUDIO/BRAND DETAILS
NAME:
Baccarat

PROFILE:
The Baccarat Company, which manufactures and markets high-end crystal articles, has established this site. Except for this authorized site, all information about Baccarat products and the Baccarat trademark that may appear on the Internet is being disseminated without the consent of the Baccarat Company. Baccarat products are sold only within the framework of a selective distribution network by approved sales outlets and the company. Baccarat is the sole and single holder of the intellectual property rights pertaining to the Baccarat products and trademark. Only this network is authorized to disseminate and communicate information about the Baccarat products and trademark. Any sale, advertising, promotion, and more generally any use or total or partial reproduction of any of the items appearing on this site requires Baccarat's advance written consent. In the event of violation of this clause, Baccarat may bring any legal action to put a stop to the infringements of those rights. Baccarat products are sold only through a network of approved sales outlets and are not sold over the Internet except with Baccarat's express, advance consent.

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Baccarat 250th Anniversary Chandelier Lighting by Yasumichi Morita, Glamorous Co., Ltd is a Nominee in Lighting Products and Lighting Projects Design Category.

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Baccarat 250th Anniversary Chandelier Lighting by Yasumichi Morita, Glamorous Co., Ltd is Winner in Lighting Products and Lighting Projects Design Category, 2014 - 2015.



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