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Karim Rashid's DNA Lighting is Electricfyingly Futuristic

By: Meghan Young - Published: Apr 12, 2011 • References: karimrashid and contemporist
Karim Rashid is famous for his eye-popping designs and this DNA Lighting certainly fits into that category. These squiggly neon lights create an electric ambiance that is part pop art and part club scene.

Designed for the Italian manufacturer SLIDE, these DNA Lighting fixtures may not look exactly like the genetic code we are all familiar with, but it does carry an essence of it. In fact, its sci-fi vibe actually makes it seem like a mutated strand of DNA that will be seen in the near future.

A weave of two neon colors, purple and pink, the DNA Lighting is illuminated with LED technology. The DNA lighting spans 2 meters in length around an otherwise traditional storefront, creating a look that is both new and old.