The Light Forest by BCXSY

The Light Forest by BCXSY

The "Light Forest," a creative LED lighting installation by Philips, combines sculptural lighting effects directly into a uniquely detailed wall surface. Designed by Amsterdam-based design firm BCXSY using the Philips Luminous Patterns product system, the lighting installation explores how we will free ourselves of the traditional concepts of "light fixtures" and instead embed lighting directly into the walls and ceilings that surround us. The dynamic programming of the light patterns replicates the soothing experience of cascading patterns of light in a forest.

"Lightfall" is a cascade of light triggered by people who dip their hands into the pool of light at the center of the pavilion. The unique light and sound signature is generated based on the parameters programmed by the artist and sensor inputs from people in the pavilion. The pavilion is constructed from a circular curtain of Philips Color Kinetics LED lights, commonly used in commercial projects for shopping centers and city landmarks.

The installation will be on view at the Kazerne gallery during the Dutch Design Week.