Ingo Maurer Floatation® Paper Lamp Shade Suspension Light
Ingo Maurer Floatation Suspension Lamp
Chandelier with nested Japanese Paper Shades
Designer: Ingo Maurer
Manufacturer: Ingo Maurer
Collection: Ingo Maurer Pendant Lamps
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Ingo Maurer Floatation® Modern (Japanese-Inspired) Paper Lamp Shade Suspension Light with 3 Nested Shades. Ingo Maurer's Floatation (aka flotation) was inspired by Shoji lamps (the Japanese rice paper hanging lanterns). The uniquely beautiful Floatation Lamp is a sensation to behold. German lighting prodigy Ingo Maurer's is often called "a poet of light". Able to infuse a simple object like a light bulb for example with a poetic exploration of a conceptual theme, German lighting prodigy Ingo Maurer's work bridges art and function. The Floatation Lamp by Ingo Maurer is a true classic and a fine example of Ingo Maurer's artistry. Ingo Maurer's Floatation is composed of three crinkled Japanese paper shades which are suspended from thin metal cables. The Japanese paper are shades nested within each other to create a soft, ethereal diffusion of light throughout a space. The height of Floatation can be adjusted with a red enameled iron ring, which serves as a counterweight. The white lacquered ceiling canopy installs flush to the ceiling. In a world of throwaways and built-in obsolescence, Ingo Maurer remains steadfast in their commitment to singular design and production by hand. Each Ingo Maurer Floatation Lamp is made by craftsmen at the Ingo Maurer workshop in Germany. Available in three sizes and two cord lengths (either 6.6 feet for standard ceiling heights or 14.8 feet for taller ceilings).
Floatation by Ingo Maurer is one of our finest light fixtures. Ingo Maurer's fascinating Floatation light sculpture captures the imagination and is uniquely different. Floatation owes its gently design to the use of Japanese paper, which, as an intended design element has wrinkles. Floatation puts out a gentle diffused light which intensifies its beautiful impression. Due to its filigree appearance and the sensitive Japanese paper materials, it is not suitable for rooms with high humidity or when installed in close proximity to a ceiling fan. Do not install under a ceiling vent/duct. Floatation by Ingo Maurer uses regular incandescent or screw-in CFL light bulbs (included). Floatation is made by Ingo Maurer in Germany. Available from Stardust with Free Shipping and a Low Price Guarantee.
Small Floatation: 29.52" diameter x 17.7" height.
Medium Floatation: 39.37" diameter x 17.7" height.
Large Floatation: 47.24" diameter x 17.7" height.
Small Floatation: 100 Watt 125 Volt E27 INC
Medium Floatation: two 40 Watt 125 Volt E27 INC
Large Floatation: two 60 Watt 125 Volt E27 INC
We offer Floatation with four standard cable lengths. Custom cable lengths are also available at no additional charge. If you require a custom cable length, please email us "the required length from ceiling to lowest point of lamp".
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Collection: Ingo Maurer
Ingo Maurer Product Code: floatation
Light Source: incandescent or screw-in CFL
Bulb(s) included: yes (incandescent)
Dimensions: see above
Material: japanese paper, metal
Certification: CE listed
Use: indoor, living room,office,bedroom
Country of Origin: Germany
Product Category: lighting, pendant lamps, chandeliers
Style: modern, contemporary
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