cupiditas table by amarist can be illuminated from your smartphone
 
cupiditas table by amarist can be illuminated from your smartphone cupiditas table by amarist can be illuminated from your smartphone
jul 31, 2014

cupiditas table by amarist can be illuminated from your smartphone

cupiditas table by amarist can be illuminated from your smartphone
all images courtesy of amarist

 

 

 

the ‘cupiditas table’ by amarist is a furniture piece created to awake emotions and exhibit unique experiences through its exclusive materiality and avant-garde design. cupiditas, meaning ‘desire’ in latin, is the result of an equilibrium between craftsmanship and contemporary art. with its pure lines and minimalist form, it perfectly blends functionality and sculpture.

 


video courtesy of amarist

 

 

 

a circular plane of tempered glass constitutes the table top while the base is shaped out of basalt marble from calatorao, spain. between these two surfaces, the body of the work appears as a cube balancing on one of its vertices that has sunken into the ground. made out of alabaster, a unique and translucent stone, the furnishing can be illuminated from its 600-diode core with LED RGB wi-fi technology controlled by any smartphone or tablet device. this application allows users to change the light color and intensity in order to produce the desired atmosphere for their social events or their emotional status.

amarist cupiditas table stone iphone
the table is capable of being lit from an iPhone

amarist cupiditas table stone iphone
the design illuminating ‘san agustin church’ in belchite, spain

amarist cupiditas table stone iphone
lit up with blue in zaha hadid’s ‘zarazoga bridge pavilion’

amarist cupiditas table stone iphone
projecting shades of green

amarist cupiditas table stone iphone
unlit within the ‘bridge pavilion’

amarist cupiditas table stone iphone
lit with yellow

amarist cupiditas table stone iphone
green version

amarist cupiditas table stone iphone
showing the alabaster

amarist cupiditas table stone iphone
work in progress

amarist cupiditas table stone iphone
closeup of the refining process


design drawing

 

 

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