ett la benn: malva
german design studio ett la benn has developed ‘malva’, a series of lights that draws from the natural qualities of cellulose and viscose. the objects, constructed from moistened sponge cloths are air dried on a mold to achieve its final form.
the translation of this compostable material into individual design pieces through basic processes of forming and drying has enabled the product to be sustainable.
ceiling lamps, ‘malva’ series
‘sometimes we start with a specific shape that interest us, or a certain atmosphere we want to create with the design, or, as in this case, we start with the material.‘-ELB
lamp with base or affixed to ceiling, ‘malva’ series
‘malva’ was presented at the ‘made in berlin‘ exhibition during milan design week 2010
lamp shade and mold frame image © designboom
sponge cloth image © designboom
overview of lamps image © designboom
milan design week 2010 (204 articles)
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