Chroma

Chroma is a hanging lamp symbolising the relationship between light and darkness.
Black thermochromatic pigments lose their colour and turn translucent through a change of temperature induced by the LED. Therefore the amount of emitted light slowly increases as the LED is heating up. Aluminium rods, functioning as a heat sink, carry the heat into the tinted resin in order to trigger the effect. It takes about 4 minutes for the effect to start and the lamp body changes from black to opaque over a period of approximately 30 minutes.

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time-lapse video

“Light always overcomes darkness.”

When cooling down, the lamp goes back to its original state. The process is endlessly reversible.

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Image left © Julian Lange; image right © Zac Imhoof

 

Julian Lange

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