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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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 ...
Apparatus
21st Century United States Chandeliers and Pendants
Brass, Porcelain
Drawing on trigonometric principles, these fixtures are a study in repeating triangular and conical shapes. Solid brass, or with hand cast porcelain cones that emit a delicate glow. ...
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...
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...
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...
Apparatus
2010- United States Chandeliers and Pendants
Brass
The representation of an arrow in its simplest form: a line segment with a triangle affixed to one end. The trajectory of the arrow is determined by weights that remain hidden within...
Apparatus
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...
Apparatus
21st Century United States Chandeliers and Pendants
Brass, Porcelain
Created in collaboration with ceramicist Alice Goldsmith, the link porcelain pendant examines both the strength and vulnerability of the artist's porcelain chain. Fractured links sus...
Apparatus
2010- United States Wall Lights and Sconces
Brass, Glass
The Circuit series creates rhythm with the repetition of pure shapes. A glowing glass capsule nests in a brass shade, becoming a contained form that multiplies to construct larger fi...
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...
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...
Apparatus
21st Century United States Chandeliers and Pendants
Brass, Leather
Inspired by the Silhouette of fames French aerialist Philippe Petit on his wire. The "balance bar" is wrapped in leather and can be tilted along its axis. Made to order ...

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