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Coor­di­nates Suspension

c. 2020

by Michael Anastassiades
for Flos

Coor­di­nates Suspension

by Michael Anastassiades
for  Flos

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Coor­di­nates Suspen­sion is a part of the larger Coor­di­nates family by Michael Anas­tas­si­ades. This light­ing system consists of hori­zon­tal and verti­cal strip lights that form illu­mi­nated grid-like struc­tures of various complex­i­ties. Each suspended element is powered and supported by an invis­i­ble elec­tri­cal and mechan­i­cal connec­tion designed specif­i­cally to allow for the compo­si­tion of the four hanging models (S1, S2, S3, S4). The S Module is also avail­able to create semi-custom designs for large-scale installations. 

Michael Anastassiades

Cyprus (1967)

Born in Cyprus, London-based designer Michael Anastassiades is known for creating furniture, lighting, and accessories that merge stark forms with interesting, eye-catching details. His popular lighting designs often incorporate simple shapes like cylinders, spheres, and tubes elevated by the addition of mirrors, crystal, and polished metal. His work is fundamentally clean-lined, functional, and easy to comprehend, making it suitable for countless interior arrangements. At the same time, his designs’ beautiful lines and clever compositions make them stand out as works of art. Products like his IC Lights collection for FLOS, inspired by the movement of a contact juggler, demonstrate Anastassiades’s ability to create exceptional designs from the most seemingly simple foundations.

After studying civil engineering and industrial design in London, Anastassiades launched his eponymous studio in 1994. Since then, he’s collaborated with leading design houses, such as FLOS, Lobmeyr, Svenskt Tenn, and Herman Miller, as well as cultural tastemakers across the artistic spectrum, such as fashion designer Hussein Chalayan, Paris boutique Colette, architects David Chipperfield and John Pawson, and interior design firm Studio Isle. In 2007, he established Michael Anastassiades Ltd. to produce his own signature pieces.

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