BB X HH by Bec Brittain and Hilda Hellstrom BB X HH by Bec Brittain and Hilda Hellstrom
BB X HH by Bec Brittain and Hilda Hellstrom BB X HH by Bec Brittain and Hilda Hellstrom
BB X HH by Bec Brittain and Hilda Hellstrom BB X HH by Bec Brittain and Hilda Hellstrom

Layer by layer: Opulent lighting at NYCxDesign

03 : 06 : 2014 New York Design Week : Matter Gallery : Jesmonite

New York – At Matter Gallery during New York Design Week, Swedish designer Hilda Hellström teamed up with Brooklyn lighting designer Bec Brittain to present a collaborative collection called BBxHH.

Brittain’s striking geometric lighting designs reference architectural forms as well as Victorian balancing toys. They include customised brass hardware in a variety of metallic finishes enclosing LED tube lighting.

Hellström is known for creating tactile surfaces from jesmonite, building up objects layer by layer in a box and then carving out their contours with a CNC milling machine. The resulting objects display marbleised patterns that are geological, but unlike anything seen in nature.

The two designers’ combined talents resulted in a colourful collection of objects that are both opulent and contemporary.

LS:N Global previously explored Hellström’s work in our Innovate on The Monument. See our Shows section for more top picks from New York Design Week.

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