GALACTIC is a special recessed light that becomes part of the ceiling and merges with the architecture. Development & installation on several projects for Ingo Maurer GmbH.
Design: Ingo Maurer
Spiral, New York, 2012
Spiral, Lima, 2015
Elliptical Spiral, London, 2017
Galactic, Milan, 2018
The spiral is a fascinating mathematical curve that gains complexity as an expansive three-dimensional shape.
In nature, there are numerous examples of logarithmic spirals with various gradients, such as snail shells formed by growth, the formations of low-pressure vortices in the sky, or galaxies in constellations.
when you look up, you get lost in the infinity of a swirl.
Installed in the eye of staircases, the shape of the spiral follows the steps. Clockwise or counterclockwise.
The strong contour of light and shadow that creates an indirect glow is complemented by a strong downlight that emerges exactly in the eye of the spiral.