LZF is now thrilled to present the Koi, Elephant and Fish lamps in magical Life Size, a new product line connected with the idea of dreams. Typical of LZF’s craft, all three lights are handmade from wood. In a beautiful and bizarre series of images, we find each giant light in a dreamlike state, placed in the rooms of what might have been an old palace, a palazzo or alcazar. A one-time magnificent residence, now dilapidated and in ruin, we imagine it to have been a home to members of high society or royalty.
LZF, ElephantAcross a series of vivid vignettes, we find LZF’s Life Size lights perfectly composed among the detritus and our imagination is given the freedom to frame each narrative. The mighty Koi hangs in splendour over a fabled dining scene that is strewn with the remnants of a magnificent feast. The Elephant stands upright and tall, doubtlessly curious about the bunnies running around its feet. The friendly Fish with legs perched by a billowing curtain, as though having just made a grand entrance. And with LZF’s premise that dreaming is very much like walking barefoot, notice the discarded shoes in each picture.
Dreams tease and tickle, taunt and torment. Awake, they are moments of pleasure and ambition, taking us to places beyond the here and now, away from the humdrum and the ordinary. Asleep, they are unconstrained and given free rein to create and curate a bizarre world of places and people and things.
LZF, FishExplaining the dreams we have in slumber has taxed many a mind over the years. In the case of Mr Sigmund Freud, the inventor of psychoanalysis, he considered dreams to be "the royal road to the knowledge of the unconscious”. Mr Freud spent a lifetime thinking
about and interpreting dreams. He determined that the dreams we have as we sleep result from not achieving the dreams we have
when wide awake.
LZF, KOIWhatever the case, LZF’s new Life Size light creations allow us to dream big. Placed in the hall of a skyscraper, in the corridors of a
children’s hospital, in the rest area of a museum or in a restaurant dining environment, they will fill that place with magic.
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