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A Space Age Christmas Ornament

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Nov 30, 2013 01:05 AM
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by Promila Shastri last modified Nov 29, 2013

A staple of Mid Century Modern interiors, and a symbol of the 60′s space age, the spiky Sputnik chandelier (named for the Soviet satellite launched into orbit in 1957) is now a Christmas ornament, thanks to New York’s Metropolitan Opera. An homage to the famous Austrian crystal chandeliers that decorate — Continue reading …




 

 

Screen shot 2013-11-29 at 4.07.23 PMA staple of Mid Century Modern interiors, and a symbol of the 60′s space age, the spiky Sputnik chandelier (named for the Soviet satellite launched into orbit in 1957) is now a Christmas ornament, thanks to New York’s Metropolitan Opera. An homage to the famous Austrian crystal chandeliers that decorate the Met Opera House, this sparkling, diminutive (3.5″) double-sided star burst would be a welcome sight in a design lover’s stocking come Christmas morning.

Image: Metropolitan Opera Shop


 

 

 
 
 

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