Apparatus

New York, NY

About Apparatus

Born from playful experimentation with vintage lighting components, Apparatus is a New York based design studio. Aged brass, etched glass, leather, marble, and porcelain are combined to create lighting fixtures, furniture, and objects that fuse form with hand-worn materials.

Apparatus

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21st Century United States Wall Lights and Sconces
Brass, Porcelain
Inspired by the tension and dynamics of the circus act. Shown in aged brass with hand-cast porcelain bowls which can be rotated around the central axis. Can be mounted to ceiling or ...
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21st Century United States Candlesticks
Brass
Inspired by precision studio tools, candle blocks are triangular forms with fine interlocking teeth that allow the creation of modular arrangements. A set of two triangular blocks ca...
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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 ...
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2010- United States Wall Lights and Sconces
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...
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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 ...
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21st Century United States Decorative Bowls
Brass, Carrara Marble
Distilling the visual language of ceremonial objects to its simplest forms, the neo collection captures a sense of Primitive utility that conjures ancient rites. Nero Kinitra blac...
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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...
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21st Century United States Chandeliers and Pendants
Brass, Glass
Glass orbs are frosted by hand to create an irregular texture reminiscent of 19th century frosting techniques. Central light sources emit a soft glow that is refracted through the su...
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21st Century United States Wall Lights and Sconces
Brass, Glass
A robust study of material that evokes the grace and strength of its equine contributor. Wefts of horsehair are combined with brass and etched glass, implying a structural, weight be...
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21st Century United States Dining Room Tables
Ash
Rendered in thick sandblasted ash, portal tables conjure the proportions of ancient structures and the rough-hewn texture of Primitive furniture. Notched reveals in the robust materi...
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21st Century United States Chandeliers and Pendants
Brass, Glass
Etched glass teardrops hang from woven brass mesh and can be interwoven with solid brass "knot-clamps" reminiscent of forms found in jewelry. Taut lines are weighted by elo...
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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...

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