KAIA EDITION: MARKUS BENESCH
Markus Benesch Creates is a multi-disciplinary design studio that creates whimsical surfaces, products and interiors since 1989. The creation of immersive experiences, including the physical space (walls, ceiling and floor) as well as the objects and clothing of the participants has become the studio’s unique identity.Markus Benesch Creates works with leading companies in the design world such as: Abet Laminati, Aspesi, Arflex, Benetton, Brainlab, Bombay Sapphire, BoscoloHotels, Campari, Ferrero, Fiat, E&Y, Paul Smith, Hewlett Packard, Samsung, Memphis Milano, Postdesign, Jannelli&Volpi, Marburger, Rasch, Zeyko… to name a few.
Markus Benesch looked for inspiration in the Greek methodology of the Golden Fleece. The myth is known, that a prince named Phrixus was given a golden Ram as a gift from the king of gods, Zeus. When the golden Ram died Phrixus wove the most magnificent and precious drapery of all – THE GOLDEN FLEECE. Using simple yet refined raw brass elements, this installation pushes the boundaries of brass manufacturing and latest LED technology to create an interwoven piece, which celebrates a newly created magnificent chandelier with rigorous architectural forms.
M O D E R N C H A N D E L I E R S
KAIA has built a reputation for giving a fresh contemporary twist on statement-piece lighting. We pride ourselves in offering a comprehensive collection of contemporary chandeliers that go beyond illuminating the space. Our team collaborates with selected artists and designers to blur the lines between art and design, creating lighting collections of 'Objet's d'Art'.
GLOW is one of the most intriguing modern chandelier. Designed by Sophie Dries, these chandelier lights combine hand blown glass spheres with the organic texture of Papier-mâché, resulting in exciting light patterns both on the surface and the interior walls. For those looking for a unique luxury chandelier, LUNAR GLOW and INNER GLOW are limited collections created in small quantities upon request.
GOLDEN FLEECE is another striking chandelier whose modern interwoven design continues to inspire. Inspired by Greek mythology and designed by Markus Benesch, this contemporary chandelier is a striking centrepiece that pushes the boundaries of brass manufacturing, using simple yet refined raw brass elements to create an architectural interwoven light structure.
ONA collection is one of our large modern chandeliers. Lightweight in appearance, the largest version of ONA 100 PENDANT light measures over a metre in diameter. The strong, sculptural design of KAIA's ‘Ethereal Orb‘ is formed of three circular chandelier bands that together create the perfect sphere. With the slightly smaller ONA 70 PENDANT, this contemporary chandelier collection uses precise lines, simple geometry and has minimalism (and smart LED lighting technology) at its heart.
Designers' favourite modern glass chandelier is the ORA collection. Offering both opulent and compact versions with symmetrical or asymmetrical light designs, it has the perfect solution for any project. Each glass sphere on this chandelier is hand blown by our Czech artisans and perfected before being attached to the interlinked solid brass body. Designed by Peter Straka, this collection is both striking and timeless in equal measure.
However, modern large chandeliers doesn't always need to be complex. For those seeking clean minimal lighting design, RIO is an all time favourite among luxury modern chandeliers. Inspired by mesmeric properties of a nimbus – the white rings that appear around the moon when light refracts through ice crystals in the atmosphere - this contemporary chandelier grew over the years into 10 unique product lines, playing with chandelier proportions, suspension designs and even different placements for the light source.
We hope you enjoy browsing through our modern chandelier lighting collections, and should you need any help, please don't hesitate to contact our team at firstname.lastname@example.org, who are here to assist you and help you find the perfect product for your home or interior design project.