APPARATUS

New York, NY

About APPARATUS

APPARATUS is a New York based design studio that explores the relationship of lighting, furniture and objects in immersive environments, threading the historical and the cultural through a modern lens. Creative Director Gabriel Hendifar approaches the studio’s work as narrative, drawing on the vocabulary of desire and emotional response. Inspired by the modernist principle of a total work of art, the studio is an ever-evolving articulation of considered spaces and the things that live within them. Sensual materials like marble, suede, horsehair, lacquer and porcelain ar...Read More

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Median Three Ceiling Mount by Apparatus
APPARATUS
21st Century United States Flush Mount
Alabaster, Brass
The translucent alabaster planes of the median series are intersected by a fluted brass form, referencing traditional Middle Eastern jewelry while pushing it through a futurist lens....
Cylinder Up Light by APPARATUS
APPARATUS
21st Century United States Table Lamps
Brass
The Cylinder series is a system of fixtures that elevate the experience of functional lighting. Directional light emanates from recessed points within the simple metal forms. Their s...
Talisman Loop Sconce by Apparatus
APPARATUS
21st Century United States Chandeliers and Pendants
Brass, Jade
A strict arrangement of semi-precious stones recalls fine details found on statues at the ancient city of Persepolis. Agate, jasper, or jade beads are pierced by finely fluted pins, ...
Cylinder Extended Downlight by Apparatus
APPARATUS
21st Century United States Chandeliers and Pendants
Brass
The Cylinder series is a system of fixtures that elevate the experience of functional lighting. Directional light emanates from recessed points within the simple metal forms. Their s...
Lantern 3 Pendant by APPARATUS
APPARATUS
21st Century United States Chandeliers and Pendants
Brass, Porcelain
The slip-cast porcelain forms of the Lantern series float along a rigid brass structure. Their glow is punctuated by finely incised fluting, connecting to the most essential element ...
Metronome Articulating Floor Lamp by APPARATUS
APPARATUS
21st Century United States Floor Lamps
Brass, Suede
The Metronome series evokes the measure and balance of its namesake. A patinated brass sphere perches atop the conical base, which is hand wrapped in calf suede to provide a lush tac...
Tassel 57 Pendant by APPARATUS
APPARATUS
2010- United States Chandeliers and Pendants
Brass, Glass
The Tassel series condenses the warmth and decadence of a traditional chandelier to a concise, modern conclusion. Emanating from a brass dome, the light is amplified as it refracts t...
Lantern Floor Lamp by APPARATUS
APPARATUS
21st Century United States Floor Lamps
Brass, Porcelain
The slip-cast porcelain forms of the Lantern series float along a rigid brass structure. Their glow is punctuated by finely incised fluting, connecting to the most essential element ...
Metronome Table Lamp by APPARATUS
APPARATUS
21st Century United States Table Lamps
Brass
The Metronome series evokes the measure and balance of its namesake. A patinated brass sphere perches atop the conical base, which is hand wrapped in calf suede to provide a lush tac...
Synapse Small Pendant by APPARATUS
APPARATUS
21st Century United States Chandeliers and Pendants
Brass, Glass
Inspired by the mechanics of neural synapses, this pendant is composed of two hand-molded glass domes that require a four-part firing process. A brass orb floats in transit between t...
Lantern 1 Pendant by APPARATUS
APPARATUS
2010- United States Chandeliers and Pendants
Brass, Porcelain
The slip-cast porcelain forms of the Lantern series float along a rigid brass structure. Their glow is punctuated by finely incised fluting, connecting to the most essential element ...
Vanity Sconce by Apparatus
APPARATUS
21st Century United States Wall Lights and Sconces
Brass, Leather
A modern interpretation of classic dressing room lights. Hang them flanking a mirror for flattering, warm light. Made to order and finished and assembled by hand in New York City...

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