ALLOT.Mis a series of marble lamps. Their
design principal came from existing lampshades and their potential contours. The
whole process was based on two main constraints*. They are slices of light that
can be integrated anywhere. Due to their trapezoid shapes, they have no obvious
point of balance (or have more than one) thus are able to change their
position. As a result, shifting functions according to mood becomes a tactile
was born in Fuori Milano 2012, during a workshop of Kiro-Kolektif and has since
been developed into actual objects.
BASIC was the initial approach where wood was chosen as the dominating
material. The results included four sizes.
to its material, has a robust and monumental figure. The weight in this case
plays a significant role in the perception one gets from the object. ALLOT.M comes
in two sizes and the materials used are Carrara
marble and brass.
*Constraint #1: The past few years I have been interested
in the outline of existing objects and their potential figures. Architecturally,
the 2D drawing constitutes the most simple and self-explanatory form of
describing space. The missing third dimension is a fleeting idea, it is what
will eventually give shape and aesthetic to a space. It is behind this third
dimension that you always find the hidden curves and the unintended textures.
to 'discard' this third dimension. The
outline of an object is the final object.
Constraint #2: I
always felt that all the energy that is spent on producing a lamp, is belittled
by the simplistic division of suspended/ floor or table lamp. I wanted to make a lamp that potentially serves all the
above. A lamp that can be used in versatile ways and be integrated
Allot.M was presented during Milan Design Week 2014, in MarbleMix, at Ventura Lambrate Special thanks to Anna Frabrizi
KI•RA and The Edible Tower (Of Containers) is a collection of utensils, that facilitate with the production, transportation and consumption of an outdoor varied meal. While cooking, one can as well prepare edible containers which will later become part of the dish consumption.
Along with the evident ecological approach, the idea of simultaneously preparing food and container, conceals a sensibility to the process and an additional tactility to the consumption. The linear progress of food preparation for a temporary, alfresco meal becomes circular, and this very routine results to a complete nothing. What remains is the memory of the communal meal.