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Ten imaginative and weird Christmas bushes

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To rejoice the Christmas holidays, we have chosen 10 artistic Christmas tree designs from the Dezeen archive, together with a tree trapped inside an enormous ice dice and an upside-down tree.

The roundup additionally features a tree suspended upside-down from the ceiling and an exhibition in a rustic dwelling of unconventional Christmas tree designs.

Learn on for imaginative and weird interpretations of Christmas bushes:


Upside-down Christmas tree, UK, by Shirazeh Houshiary

Artist Shirazeh Houshiary designed this upside-down Christmas tree for London’s Tate Britain in 2016, which was hung from the ceiling of the gallery’s Millbank constructing.

Houshiary coated the roots in gold leaf to spotlight part of the pine tree that’s often hidden whereas embracing the pure texture, color, form and scent of the remainder of the tree.

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Nendo Christmas tree with moving panels
Photograph by Takumi Ota

Tokyo Midtown Christmas tree, Japan, by Nendo

Put in this 12 months within the Tokyo Midtown procuring centre, this Christmas tree designed by Japanese design studio Nendo options star-shaped cut-outs that flutter in a rhythmic sample.

The white tree stands 7.5 metres tall and has a polyhedral floor made up of flat metallic panels. In whole 416 compact followers sit behind the panels, that are programmed to maneuver the cut-outs and down across the tree.

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Frozen Christmas tree by Alex Chinneck at Kings Cross
Photograph by Iwona Pinkowicz

Frozen Christmas tree, UK, by Alex Chinneck

In 2016, British artist Alex Chinneck seemingly froze a Christmas tree in an enormous ice dice for this set up at King’s Cross in London.

Chinneck used a two-tonne block of resin to restrict the five-metre-tall Christmas tree and added a surrounding puddle of wax to present the looks of melting ice.

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Photograph by Allan Toft

Different Christmas Tree Sculpture, Denmark, by SOM

Instead of a standard Christmas tree, American structure studio SOM designed a lattice pavilion within the courtyard of the Utzon Middle in Denmark.

On the base of the construction, openings that reference the pyramidal form of bushes led guests into the centre of the sculpture.

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White ribbon Christmas tree at Harewood House exhibition
Photograph by Tom Arber

Lengthy Reside the Christmas Tree, UK, by a number of designers

This festive season, an exhibition of unconventional Christmas bushes titled Lengthy Reside the Christmas Tree was introduced within the historic Harewood Home in West Yorkshire.

The nation home showcased 11 designs created by artists, designers and craftspeople that drew reference to the property, together with this unfurling paper spiral tree by paper artist Andy Singleton.

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Yinka Ilori Christmas tree installation at Sanderson London hotel

Sanderson lodge Christmas tree, UK, by Yinka Ilori

British designer Yinka Ilori created this summary Christmas tree for the foyer of Sanderson lodge in London, which was illuminated from inside the timber-slatted construction.

Its geometric kind was additionally designed to evoke a stack of presents, with 5 totally different colored shapes layered on high of each other.

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Yabu Pushelberg christmas tree

Higher Home Lodge Christmas tree, Hong Kong, by Lasvit and Yabu Pushelberg

Handblown elongated glass lights and champagne-gold polished brass fittings make up this tree-shaped set up by Czech glass model Lasvit and design agency Yabu Pushelberg.

Situated within the foyer of Hong Kong’s Higher Home Lodge, the glass components had been organized in a diamond sample and have delicate hand-etched grooves.

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Electric Nemeton Christmas tree installation by Sam Jacob Studio
Photograph by Jim Stephenson

Electrical Nemeton, UK, by Sam Jacob Studio

Structure follow Sam Jacob Studio aimed to create a futuristic interpretation of Christmas bushes when designing Electrical Nemeton, a show at Granary Sq. in London’s King’s Cross made up of elevated obelisks.

Raised 4 metres from the bottom on metal “trunks”, the cluster of inexperienced pyramids was meant to imitate a forest of bushes and was illuminated at evening.

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Tree of Glass installation by Lee Broom
Photograph by David Clevand

Tree of Glass, UK, by Lee Broom

Displayed inside The Shard in 2017, British designer Lee Broom was knowledgeable by the skyscraper’s triple-storey atrium when designing the Tree of Glass set up.

Broom collaborated with glassware model Nude to create the tree, which was made up of 245 particular person hand-blown glass pendant lights.

After the Christmas celebrations, the Tree of Glass was disassembled and offered as particular person lighting merchandise, with the proceeds donated to The British Pink Cross.

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Temenos glows multicolours

Temenos, UK, by Liliane Lijn

Additionally displayed at Granary Sq. in King’s Cross, Temenos was an 11.3 metre-tall summary construction made up of multicoloured glowing neon poles designed by American artist Liliane Lijn.

The 19 poles of various lengths had been organized in a conical-like form with a gap that allowed guests to stroll inside Tenemos and be surrounded by the neon lighting strips.

Discover out extra about Temenos ›

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