Description

Southern Guild

Orrery I is a kinetic chandelier, manufactured from anodised aluminium with hand-blown glass shades. It was inspired by old-fashioned orreries, mechanical models demonstrating the motion of the planets in the solar system. A series of bifurcated arms connected using barrel hinges allows the chandelier to be configured in multiple ways, making it ideal for placement over a long or circular table. MAK is the in-house design label of Southern Guild. It produces special commissions and limited-edition works designed by gallery co-founder Julian McGowan. Orrery I was made in close collaboration with NØDE, a new design studio combining industrial design, modern production methods and hand-crafted finishes.


DATE

2019

MATERIALS

Steel and hand-blown glass

DIMENSIONS

160 x 15 x 64 cm

STYLE

Contemporary

 

HERITAGE

South Africa

$18,000

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