Digital Crystal - Swarovski at the Design Museum
Ron Arad

September 5 2012 - January 13 2013

Design Museum, London, UK

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Lolita Chandelier, 2004
Swarovski crystals, superbright LEDs, steel wire, electronics, cell phone
71 x 38 inches (ht & diam. of spiral from ceiling plate down)
180.3 x 96.5 cm
15 x 46 inches (ht & diam. of ceiling plate to ceiling)
38.1 x 116.8 cm
 

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Over the past decade Swarovski’s design and architecture commissions have served as an important experimental platform for leading figures in design to conceptualise, develop and share their most radical ideas.

For this exhibition, the Design Museum and Swarovski are collaborating to challenge designers to explore the future of memory in the fast developing digital age. Working with some of Swarovski's previous commissions, alongside a new generation of designers, this exhibition examines the changing nature of our relationship with objects and even with time.

Digital Crystal asks some of the most exciting talents in contemporary creativity to explore ways in which we can recover that lost connection we have with things, the result is 14 unique installations giving you a glimpse of the future of memory.

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