Hey contemporist friends! Here’s something for you to think about, if you’re installing a TV above a fireplace.
Heat rises, and the heat from a fireplace can damage a TV, so you should avoid mounting a TV directly off the wall above a fireplace. Instead, consider creating a recessed area for the TV, so it’s setback into the wall, avoiding much of the heat coming off the fireplace.
This interior, designed by FORM Design Architecture, has a good example of a recessed TV above the fireplace.
LZF Lamps have created Koi, a large wood veneer light shaped to look like the fish with the same name, that will be launched as part of their new Life-Size Collection at Euroluce in Milan later this week.
The piece was based on a Koi character from a film by creative studio Inocuo The Sign, after they themselves were inspired by a translucent scale fabric LZF were working on. After the film was presented in 2011, LZF began working on a ‘real life’ Koi. You can see the film – here