german designer ingo maurer presents an unconventional set of lights featuring light bulbs attached to the fingertips of plastic gloves. the vibrant armada of blue lamps were first exhibited during milan design week 2018 which took place from 17 to 22 april.

ingo maurer's luzy lights illuminate the fingertips of plastic gloves

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maurer is known for his comical series of lighting designs including a speech bubble table lampUFO-shaped public lighting and light bulbs that take on the shape of condoms. similarly, he intends his latest to be a surprising and unconventional alternative to repetitive designs. variations include a blue or black glove with one frosted bulb on each digit or only at the tip of the pointing finger.

ingo maurer's luzy lights illuminate the fingertips of plastic gloves

 

 

working on a large colored sponge installation with luzi graf from our team, the laboratory and all the tools gradually became blue, a powerful color made by us with pigments to perfectly match‘ explains maurer.we used to hang our work gloves on the wall every evening, and this image impressed our imagination: the blue glove on the wall, something more than ‘a little voice’ said that it would become a lamp, it was more like a great scream!

ingo maurer's luzy lights illuminate the fingertips of plastic gloves

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