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Found Object Chandeliers

Play by Stuart Haygarth Showcases Gorgeous Eco-Friendly Lighting

— February 11, 2014 — Eco
The recently opened exhibit titled Play by Stuart Haygarth, a photographer-turned-designer based in London, showcases his stunning chandeliers. Making waves on the Internet more than five years ago, this United Kingdom artist has continued to expand his collection using found objects as his main source of materials.

Yet none of the light fixtures in Play by Stuart Haygarth come off as secondhand at all. Instead, they take on a gorgeous, breathtaking presence that could easily grace a modern palace or other such luxurious spaces. His sculptural chandeliers are made from such objects as plastic containers and sunglass lenses. According to Cool Hunting, "His process follows a precise methodology in which Haygarth classifies everything according to two categories—color and function."
Trend Themes
1. Eco-friendly Lighting - Opportunity for eco-friendly lighting solutions using found objects as main source of materials showcased in Play exhibit.
2. Upcycling Design - Emerging trend of upcycling design where found objects are transformed into visually stunning, luxurious chandeliers.
3. Precise Methodology - Innovative methodology of classifying found objects by color and function for use in chandelier design.
Industry Implications
1. Lighting Industry - Opportunity for the lighting industry to integrate eco-friendly practices and found object upcycling design in their product offerings.
2. Interior Design Industry - Opportunity for interior designers to incorporate visually stunning, luxurious chandeliers made from upcycled found objects in their designs.
3. Waste Management Industry - Opportunity for waste management industry to partner with designers and artists to repurpose found objects and reduce waste.
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