l+b: Aqua Creations

So many decorative lines look badly dated a few years after launch.  Thankfully, Aqua Creations continues to be a stand-out decorative line, a very contemporary collection that balances between the continued need to be creative while remaining timeless.  Also see my previous post on Aqua.

Aqua was launching a new pendant derived from the “Soma” art installation from a couple years ago (see image below).  Wire-cages are hand built and then have a soft fibrous coating sprayed on; the fibers cling to the wire frame and eventually form a complete covering.  The result is a complex geometry and beautiful visual texture resulting from the variations of depth in the covering.

Aqua also launched a funky little line of wool and silk covered table and floor lamps called the Tokonoma Collection.  They look contemporary but at the same time a bit retro; like something you get from your grandparents’ estate that you later realize was super hip for its era.  Their softness looks like something you just want to hug.  Huggable lighting.

About Brad Koerner

Creative Director and Product Manager
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