Inspired by drawings made by German biologist and naturalist Ernst Haeckel, designers Hilden & Diaz have unveiled a unique line of chandeliers that create the illusion entangled roots, bushes and tree branches in 360° fashion when the lights are shut off. The designers mirrored the forest-like sculpture around its horizontal and central axis to form a full circle around the light source, creating Rorschach-like patterns to stir up one’s imagination.Continue reading for more pictures and information. Click here to view more cool and creative home gadgets.
“Besides the shape of the chandelier, light intensity also affects the overall atmosphere – when the light is dimmed the chandelier creates an image of a weak fire burning in the forest. It is left to a person’s imagination to read the over-sized shadows as a forest gently lit by the flickering camp fire, or a terrifying underworld filled with monsters lurking behind the roots and bushes,” said Inhabitat.