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Perhacs Studio Gothic

The Gothic light is playful and ornate while maintaining simple modern lines and construction. Great for residential and commercial settings that call for a little twist.

$1,480
  • Estimated Shipping: Ships within 4-6 weeks

  • Balance of Material, Form, and Function

  • Inspired by Nature and Mankind

  • Tim Burton of Contemporary Lighting World

  • Waterjet Cut Aluminum

  • Crafted at Perhacs Studio in Los Angeles California


  • DETAILS
  • SPECIFICATIONS
  • CURATION
  • Artist

TRANSFORM ANY SPACE INTO A THING OF INSPIRATION AND BEAUTY

The Gothic light is the Tim Burton of contemporary lighting world. A pendant light a modern Lydia Deetz would covet. It is playful and ornate while maintaining simple modern lines and construction. Great for residential and commercial settings that call for a little twist. The Gothic Light is made 10 mins from Perhacs Studio in Los Angeles California by an old school LA manufacturer established in 1946.

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Material and Finish: 

Birch plywood / Osmo Polyx Oil

Shade color options: 

Natural stain / grey stain / black stain

Cord length: 

10 ft. long mesh sleeved cord 

(Field cuttable / other lengths available upon request) 

Cord color options: 

Red / black / white (other colors available upon request)

Lamp base: 

E26 (other lamp bases available upon request)

Electrical connection: 

Hardwired (includes mounting hardware and ceiling plate)

Assembly: 

Lampshade comes flat-packed and assembles in minutes

Ceritfication: 

UL Listed

Lead time: 2-4 weeks (expediting possible)

How did we curate this product?

While there’s no universal standard for sustainable manufacturing, Living Deep is committed to supporting brands, makers and manufacturers that are on a ‘deep green’ path, making progress towards positive environmental and social benefit. As we consider how this product impacts our health and the health of all species, you can learn more about how we evaluate products, or keep reading below for our curation of this specific product...

Where does the product come from?

Brandon Perhacs

Born in Port Townsend, Washington, he spent his formative years playing and working in his parents bronze foundry and machine shop. There he learned multiple skills, and developed a passion for sculpture and design.

After high school, for a number of years, he ran a metal fabrication and machine shop in Seattle. In 2001 he headed to Southern California to study environmental design at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA. Upon returning to the Pacific Northwest after school, he designed and built a concrete, steel, and glass home, studio, and gallery, where Perhacs Studio was based for over 12 years. In March of 2018 he moved his office and studio to Los Angeles.

Over the years, his interests and creative passions have spanned the gamut from industrial design to lighting, sculpture, jewelry, packaging design, furniture, architecture, and interior design.

Brandon’s designs have been featured in design stores and museums around the world, including the Museum of Modern Art in NYC, and the Red Dot Design Museum in Singapore.

He also has a fondness for rust, concrete, hot rolled steel, Turrell, Rilke, the desert, cheap beer, expensive whiskey, cats, and extremely spicy food.

What is it made of?

The materials used were chosen for ideal form and function. The flat, jet cut aluminum is durable and sustainably recyclable.

The aluminum panels can be powder coated in a wide variety of colors, and the fabric coated cords come in a multitude of colors to mix or match. It comes flat packed and is easily assembled upon opening. A ceiling canopy that is powder coated in the same color is included. The lamp base is E26 setting.

Where does it go at the end of its life?

100% of this product can be recycled when at the end of its life.

Artist statement

June 19, 1937

"Dear Cedric,

A strange thing happened to me today. I saw a big thundercloud move down over Half Dome, and it was so big and clear and brilliant that it made me see many things that were drifting around inside of me; things that related to those who are loved and those who are real friends.

For the first time I know what love is; what friends are; and what art should be.

Love is a seeking for a way of life; the way that cannot be followed alone; the resonance of all spiritual and physical things. Children are not only of flesh and blood — children may be ideas, thoughts, emotions. The person of the one who is loved is a form composed of a myriad mirrors reflecting and illuminating the powers and thoughts and the emotions that are within you, and flashing another kind of light from within. No words or deeds may encompass it.

Friendship is another form of love — more passive perhaps, but full of the transmitting and acceptance of things like thunderclouds and grass and the clean granite of reality.

Art is both love and friendship, and understanding; the desire to give. It is not charity, which is the giving of Things, it is more than kindness which is the giving of self. It is both the taking and giving of beauty, the turning out to the light the inner folds of the awareness of the spirit. It is the recreation on another plane of the realities of the world; the tragic and wonderful realities of earth and men, and of all the inter-relations of these.

I wish the thundercloud had moved up over Tahoe and let loose on you; I could wish you nothing finer."

-Ansel [Adams]

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