pslab: burgundy wine bar and restaurant, beirut

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lebanese studio pslab have sent in images of their latest lighting project they developed for
burgundy wine bar and restaurant located in beirut.

the design consists of a wooden substructure of arched beams that cut through a wire mesh,
which covers the ceiling. the setting of the space underneath is functionally divided into two sections:
a bar area and a dining area. highlighting the dual function, the lighting objects are set on two parallel
axes over these two sections. suspended from the arcs, each light object is a set of conical tubes
conceived to fill a circular-shaped area. clustering in the circle, the tubes start at the center; moving
radially, where they begin to deviate at an angle of 25 degrees to reach an angle of 45 degrees.
this deviation renders a chandelier-like object, with a bottom curved outline opposite to that of
the ceiling. the cluster of the tubes housing the bulbs creates an effect of a singular light source being
filtered. the entrance is lit by a set of black projectors also using the arched beams for fixation;
the groove in the beams encloses the technical parts box, while the head of the projector is left loose
to rotate shedding light in different directions.

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