Designed by Vicente Garcia Jimenez and Cinzia Cumini, Spokes is a suspension lamp inspired by an everyday object - the classic bicycle wheel – with a nod to antique oriental lanterns and aviaries.
Soft in form, airy and lightweight, the design allows the light to filter into the room, illuminate surfaces and play light against shade.
The manufacturing process used by Italian lighting manufacturer Foscarini, bends metal rods to create the lamp's form and includes a small recess concealing the light source and turning the electricity cord invisible.
Spanish designer Eugeni Quitllet explores transparency and the play of light in a new series of lamps designed for Foscarini. A self-described dreamer, the designer's Satellite collection is ephemeral and weightless in appearance, and the subject of a short film that captures its beauty and simplicity within a series of evocative Venetian vignettes.
In the final episode of ‘A Life Individual’ we are immersed into the creative worlds of music and design. Join us as we visit Gillianne and Allan Griffiths at their beautiful home on the Mornington Peninsula.
Euroluce is the barometer for light innovation. This year the festival lit a path across Milan, from the Brera district to the famous Spazio Krizia, unveiling artful installations and new works by Studio Formafantasma, Tokujin Yoshioka, Nendo, Edward van Vliet, and more...
"For me, making a magical house is a bit like cooking. It is never just one ingredient that makes it great, and a lot of it has to do with the love, with the care, attention and time - you just can’t do it fast, it’s part of an ongoing story that is largely autobiographical."
See inside the home of surgeon Terry Wu which features in the ‘A Life Individual’ campaign for Space Furniture – "I feel a deep responsibility to nurture and support cultural endeavours", Wu explains, "both for the community and for our children’s future."
more space takes you inside the home of celebrated playwright Joanna Murray-Smith who stars in the latest ‘A Life Individual’ campaign for Space Furniture.
Big, bold ideas, inventive materials and a collection penned by designers including Marc Sadler, Ferruccio Laviani, Nendo and Patricia Urquiola, Foscarini is a lighting group with a unique vision that bridges design, art and culture.
Foscarini commemorates 25 years of Lumiere - their refined reinterpretation of the classic table lamp - with a special metallic edition.
Inspiration for design can come from surprising sources. This video from Foscarini reveals the unusual mix of influences behind their Spokes lighting collection.
Working with Italian lighting manufacturer Foscarini, designer Luca Nichetto reveals in this film how he was inspired by his Venetian heritage to create the Plass lamp.