Short stories of SCHOTT solutions no. 2/2008
Illuminated Ceiling Sets Stage for Masterpieces
White flashed opal glass Opalika® lights up sculptures at Liebieghaus in Frankfurt
One of Europe’s most important sculpture collections is now able to unfold its entire esthetic beauty in light as soft as velvet. Since they were first presented at the renowned Liebieghaus in Frankfurt, Germany, 800 panes of Opalika® in twelve rooms have been helping to illuminate these masterpieces from over 5,000 years of sculpting. The white flashed opal glass used for the ceiling contains a razor-thin layer of minute crystals that distribute the light from the fluorescent tubes extremely evenly and provide harmonious basic lighting.