“Invisible Force” At the World Fire Sculpture Competition Riga 2014

In 2014 Ben Rousseau and Stuart Farrelly were selected to represent the UK at the European capital of culture Riga’s hosting of the World Fire Sculpting competition.

The 5m high installation was titled “Invisible Force” which was a huge timber structure filled with straw that had a huge timber cube filled with straw that span on steel cables in the centre of the structure and when burning in darkness rotated like it was floating in void of space.

fire sculpture

fire sculpture

fire sculpture

fire sculpture

Click the link below to watch our video of the build.

 

The “Bat Cave” | Luxury West London Basement

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A Luxury basement described by the owner as his own personal ” Bat-Cave” in an exclusive corner of West London boasting a plethora of illuminated design features, installations and art pieces. Collaborating once again with urban artist INSA we complimented our signature Bubble Chair with matching coffered ceiling illuminated by dual layers of LED’s which change colour in synchronisation. A laser projection array in the centre of the coffer beams an entrancing pattern onto the chocolate leather floor.

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Lighting is controlled using an iPad interface utilising a Rako Digital System.

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The entrance to the snug area is encircle by cool white LED lighting, and you are greeted by matching illuminated Electrowerkz table. Seating has been finished in a tubular fashion in purple to compliment the polished resin floor. The rear of the banquette seating in fitted with LED’s in order to illuminate the Verner Panton Bubble Tiles. Mirrored walls add to the drama by creating infinite reflections trapped in the mass of curves and highlights. A central Iris light draws focus to the centre of the rear wall between two Verner Panton pendants.

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Twelve high powered lasers reflect around a rectangular formation create the illusion of a protective forcefield cage around the client’s stunning Aston Martin DB4.

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One-of-a-kind American Black Walnut Pool Table complete with chamfered base mimicking the ceiling above. Stainless steel legs rest within layers of conical rings of clear acrylic and illuminated cushion which breaks through the outer surface gives the impression a beam of light has sliced all the way through the table. An acrylic triangle with aluminium cues and cue ball complete the accessories set

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All Photography by Jake Curtis

Bronze Illuminated Chess Set

Bronze metal surface treatment over american black walnut frame with LED’s inside illuminating the engraved glass playing surface.

Custom designed acrylic playing pieces made on CNC lathe with one set highly polished and other set frosted.

Available as an edition of 9. Price available on request.

Pictures by Jake Fitzjones shot at Aynhoe Park as part of the Modern Grand Tour art collection auction.

Luxury Basement

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Luxury basement in west London showing a collection of illuminated design features, installations and art pieces. Collaborating again with urban artist INSA we produced our signature illuminated bubble chair with matching coffered ceiling in chrome on silver, illuminated by two tiers of colour changing LED’s. Laser in the centre of the coffer beams a pulsating pattern onto the chocolate brown ┬áleather floor.

 

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All lighting is digitally controlled via an iPad interface using a digital Rako system.

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The snug area consists of cool white LED entrance detail, illuminated Electrowerkz table with high gloss polyester top and acrylic under tray. Seating has been trimmed in a tubular purple faux leather to match the polished resin purple floor. The back of the banquette seating has a an LED trim to help wash light up the Verner Panton bubble tiles. Mirrors on the rear wall and inner wall add to the drama by way of infinite reflections repeated in the mass of curves and highlights. A central Iris light draws focus to the centre of the rear wall between two Verner Panton pendants.

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Twelve high powered lasers reflect around a rectangular formation creating a protective forcefield cage around the client’s classic Aston Martin DB4.

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Completely bespoke black american walnut pool table with chamfered base detail to mimic the ceiling above. Stainless steel legs sit inside layers of conical rings in clear acrylic. Illuminated cushion detail breaks through the outer surface to give the impression the beam of light has sliced through the table. Acrylic triangle and aluminium cues and cue ball complete the accessories.

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Leather upholstered pockets mounted in gloss black frames. Close up detail of the illuminated band which slashes through the entire table. Also showing the leg construction made of 60 odd acrylic rings in varying diameters around a bespoke stainless leg with adjustable foot.

All Photography by Jake Curtis