Black Metal Collection by Castor
by Harry / May 12, 2014
With their Black Metal Collection Toronto-based Castor has set out to create a furnishings line devoid of color and ornamentation, focused on form and simplicity, "Distilling design down to the basic elements". Above, Conic Section pendant light.


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Details: the Black Metal Collection is inspired by a line from the movie Spinal Tap - "There's something about this that's so black, it's like how much more black could this be? And the answer is none. None more black."

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Reflector Floor Lamp, a light diffuser reflects LEDs off of a piece of stretched foil leather (reminiscent of fur pelts)

Source: photos by Derek Shapton.

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Black Mirrors, a black powder coated spun metal back gives the illusion of hovering off the wall

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Oil Lamp, a collaboration with Harnisch lamps, the oldest gas lamp manufacturers in Canada, established in 1842

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Induction Tube Light uses a magnetic field to transfer electrical current to a regular 6'ft fluorescent bulb

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