Platonic Solids Collection (set of 5 Lamps)

15% discount for the collection: "Platonic Solids" a hommage to Pythagoras and his association of the regular solids to the four classical elements (earth, air, water, and fire) and the fifth element of the heavens, the ether.

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As an artist, I am always drawn to the inherent beauty and significance of geometric shapes. In my new collection of lamps, "The Platonic Solids", I have sought to capture the essence of five of the most iconic shapes in the history of geometry.

The Platonic Solids are five three-dimensional shapes that have been recognized since ancient times for their inherent symmetry and elegance. Each of these solids represents a fundamental element in the universe, and as such, they hold a special place in human understanding of the natural world.

The first solid in the collection is the tetrahedron, a pyramid-shaped object with four equilateral triangles as faces. This shape represents the element of fire, symbolizing passion, energy, and transformation.

The second solid is the hexahedron, more commonly known as the cube. With six square faces, the cube represents the element of earth, signifying stability, grounding, and materiality.

The third solid is the octahedron, an eight-faced object with equilateral triangles as faces. The octahedron represents the element of air, symbolizing intellect, communication, and creativity.

The fourth solid is the dodecahedron, a twelve-faced object with pentagons as faces. The dodecahedron represents the element of the universe, signifying completeness, wholeness, and transcendence.

The fifth and final solid is the icosahedron, a twenty-faced object with equilateral triangles as faces. The icosahedron represents the element of water, symbolizing intuition, emotion, and fluidity.

Each lamp in this collection has been crafted with great care and attention to detail, using brass or stainless steel to bring out the inherent beauty and complexity of these shapes. By incorporating these Platonic Solids into everyday lighting objects, I hope to bring a sense of harmony and balance to any environment, as well as remind us of the deep connections between art, geometry, and philosophy.

The number of Platonic solids is limited to five because only these solids share the same properties: all faces and all edge lengths are equal. The definition from a high school mathematics book: A Platonic solid is a solid composed of regular polygons. It is important that an equal number of polygons meet at each vertex of the solid. If this is not the case, the solid is not considered Platonic. The definition restricts our possibilities because although there are many different polygons, we can only construct five Platonic solids. These Platonic solids are: tetrahedron, hexahedron (or cube), octahedron, dodecahedron, and icosahedron. See the illustration below:


Size Materials Techniques Additional

Between 20cm and 30cm height or diameter (depending on which of the 5 lamps).

For specific information about each of the lamps, scroll down and click on their detailed information.

1,5 mm stainless steel or brass.

Laser cutting.

Matte or hand mirror polishing finishing.

Silver soldering (brass variants).

TIG welding (stainless steel variants).

The entire collection encompasses 5 lamps each representing each of the platonic solids described by pythagoras


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