LIT Lighting Design Award – Jason Krugman Studio

LIT Award

Congratulations to our partner & friend Jason Krugman for this well deserved award for Light Art Project.

Jason embodies the true Light Artist, and the Capella Basket is a compelling work.

See the LIT Awards post here for many more beautiful images.

Light Art Project

Capella Basket

  • Company
    Jason Krugman Studio
  • Lead Designer
    Jason Krugman
  • Categories
    Winner in Light Art Project
  • Location
    225 S 6th St, Minneapolis MN
  • Project Link

Capella Basket is a procedural attempt to bring a ruled surface into an enclosed 3-dimensional form. While a toroid made from a twisted four-sided mesh accomplishes this goal, the artist found the modified toroidal shape of Basket to be more interesting.

Capella Basket, a commissioned centerpiece for Capella Tower is a 10-times scale version of Krugman’s 2009 Basket artwork. A rectangular sheet of 2,000 LED bulbs is rolled like a cannoli and seamed on its opposing side. The resulting shape resembles a diatomaceous skeleton or a rolling smoke ring.

The sculpture is made with a patented connector system that Krugman devised to scale up his original hand-soldered LED mesh. Concentric conductive traces milled from copper and plated in gold join the sculpture’s 10,000 circuit boards into an electrified grid. Using this circuit board technique, power is routed through the sculpture’s form to it’s 15,000 LEDs without wiring. The resulting LED mesh is stretched over a rolled aluminum skeleton to preserve the sculpture’s bellowing form in spite of gravity. The sculpture’s catenary curves require only a minimal frame, allowing the lights to hover in a hyperbolic curving surface.

 

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