diego vencato + marco merendi: scent of light diego vencato + marco merendi: scent of light
mar 06, 2013

diego vencato + marco merendi: scent of light

‘scent of light’ prototype with metal iridescent finishimage © laura chiarotto



imagining light as a fragrance, being subtly diffused into our air, diego vencato and marco merendi have developed a table lamp whose presence is conceptually derived from that of a perfume bottle. ‘scent of light’ expresses a simple and delicate form, appearing as if an aromatic liquid is being blown out of its socket, into an iridescent balloon of glowing luminous colors.the bulbous shapes sit within a shallow dish, allowing one to freely tilt the object to achieve their desired ambiance.



the result is a diffused glow of luminous colorimage © laura chiarotto



the form of the lamp is derived from that of fragrant liquid being flown into our surroundingsimage © laura chiarotto



image © laura chiarotto



image © laura chiarotto



image © laura chiarotto



first study: a drop of frozen essence which can be tilted to aim the light beamimage © diego vencato



the lamps individual components



table lamp and floor lamp models



research was performed on different metal coating finishesimage © laura chiarotto



prototype: metal copper finishimage © laura chiarotto




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