The KHAN chandelier by Philippe Starck, the meeting of styles, from eighteenth-century eclecticism to contemporary minimalism, creates a new style of elegance and modernity. The sign of design meets the technological innovation of the new polycarbonate 2.0.
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Philippe Starck is a French architect and designer, born in 1949.
It begins producing inflatable furniture, but his first major success is the Juicy Salif juicer, a real cult object. Starck is assumed that the design has to make life better for the greater number of people.
Behind its playful and ironic creations actually contain poetry and a strong political connotation, was among the first to use "poor" materials and eco-friendly in order to keep costs down, his projects are to last just a view of the collective savings.
Attentive to change, but far-sighted revolutionary in maintaining the functionality of objects has designed everything from everyday items to micro wind turbines. Its minimalist and elegant imprint comes mainly from the use of minimal materials, and every piece addresses ethical and political messages.
Now considered a star of the design actually his work conceals a subtle critique of contemporary consumer push.