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Stories of Light by Studio Dennis Parren
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Through color and reflections, patterns and sculptures, designer Dennis Parren tells a story of light and dark at the Biennale Internationale Design Saint-Etienne.

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With Dotted Lamp, LED technology is transformed into a playful yet elegant lamp. Inspired by nature, particularly an ethereal jellyfish, the lamp has a plug and play design that utilizes a 3D printed frame.

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Gradients is an art installation that features the blending of colors. It consists of carefully placed white polystyrene shapes that sit under RGB lights. As a result, each shape reflects light and blends the color, resulting in a field of colored gradients.

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Lastly, Reflections focuses on its namesake and examines how light reflects when pinned in different shapes. Using the exact same set-up as Gradients, the light is captured rather than absorbed. Somehow, it creates a completely different result and story.

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After surviving a quarter life crisis, Nanette went from working in healthcare canadian meds to pursuing her loves of design, food and writing. During the day she works in social media marketing, by night she writes for Design Milk. You can find more of her work at nanettewong.com.