llusion of depth
by Anna Moldenhauer | 7/20/2018
Swarovski Lighting has developed the "Infinite Aura" luminaire collection in collaboration with the design and innovation consultancy Ideo.
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Swarovski introduced their ornate ground crystal elements for use by designers and manufacturers of chandeliers and lighting fixtures in 1965. In 2011, Swarovski formally established Swarovski Lighting, Ltd., which includes two distinct premium consumer lighting brands ; Swarovski, with its contemporary aesthetic, and Schonbek, with its classic designs. Together, Swarovski and Schonbek have been granted over 200 design patents and share more than 250 years of crystal and lighting history.
Swarovski has amazed and inspired designers within the world of lighting since introducing their ornate ground crystal elements for use in chandeliers and lighting fixtures in 1965. The Swarovski brand is renowned for its cutting-edge design language that combines crystal and light to produce imaginative light forms, transforming architectural spaces into iconic landmarks of sparkling wonder.Swarovski unveiled its first premium lighting collection in 2011 at Euroluce, Europe’s leading design show in Milan. Swarovski’s premium decorative lighting illuminates spaces with its emotional aura of inspiration and art. Swarovski’s contemporary and fresh design language unites expertise in cut crystal with state-of-the-art lighting technology and inspiration from some of the most renowned designers of today.Cutting crystal to perfection is coded in the DNA of Swarovski. Every lighting element is the result of market-leading, one-of-a-kind engineering and skillful handiwork. This unmistakable quality makes a world of difference and is reflected in each Swarovski illumination.
The Schonbek brand is synonymous with authentic handcrafted crystal chandeliers of the highest heirloom quality. Each creation is a radiant masterpiece of elegance and opulence, designed and crafted to illuminate generations to come. In 1870, young Adolph Schonbek left his grandfather’s glassworks to found A. Schonbek & Co. The young entrepreneur focused on manufacturing crystal chandeliers of the finest quality and quickly built up a successful international business. Passing on this entrepreneurial spirit, the family’s resilience and passion continued to shine through in its chandelier making, with ingenuity as a driving force. For more than 140 years, the Schonbek name has carried with it a reputation as a change-maker in lighting, revolutionizing the industry. Schonbek has been a brand of the Swarovski Group since 2007.