DI: What is the main principle, idea and inspiration behind your design?
CANDELAH : The idea was to channel the light beam so that thanks to the sinuosity of the components it sways as if inside is hiding a secret source of light. This lamp is made of plastic wavy rings held together by steel rods. The ring viewed from the side looks like the infinity sign, depicted by the undulating movement that has no beginning and no end.
DI: What are your future plans for this award winning design?
CANDELAH : Do some advertising and promotion for this work.
DI: How long did it take you to design this particular concept?
CANDELAH : The project started in 2016 in Italy and finished in 2018 in China. Wave was exhibited in Hong Kong Lighting fair 2018
DI: Why did you design this particular concept? Was this design commissioned or did you decide to pursuit an inspiration?
CANDELAH : This design came from the nature and wave，the endless waves of rolling bring peace to life, so i want to make it into the shape of lamp and become part of our life.
DI: Is your design being produced or used by another company, or do you plan to sell or lease the production rights or do you intent to produce your work yourself?
CANDELAH : Produce and sell by my coorporate company,CANDELAH.
DI: Where there any other designs and/or designers that helped the influence the design of your work?
CANDELAH : Italy
DI: Who is the target customer for his design?
CANDELAH : Interior designer and dealer
DI: How did you come up with the name for this design? What does it mean?
CANDELAH : This lamp is made of plastic wavy rings held together by steel rods, which look like the wave.
DI: Which design tools did you use when you were working on this project?
CANDELAH : Pencil and crayons to make sketches; cutter, cardboards and styrofoam to make the first handmade maquettes; 3ds Max for 3D modeling.
DI: Who did you collaborate with for this design? Did you work with people with technical / specialized skills?
CANDELAH : I had an inspiration in my mind , and the my coorporate manufactury helped me made it true.
DI: What are some of the challenges you faced during the design/realization of your concept?
CANDELAH : The challenge was to create a lamp made of modules that could itself be a module for endless possibilities light installations. It can be used as a single unit or combined with other types. There's a wide variety of options to create a unique atmosphere. In this way Wave incorporates the user into the design process.
DI: How did you decide to submit your design to an international design competition?
CANDELAH : A Award is a famous award in designer industry, We also hope that our works will be recognized in international design.
DI: Any other things you would like to cover that have not been covered in these questions?
CANDELAH : I think we have covered every important topic, thank you!