salone del mobile 2017: for this year’s euroluce at milan design week, neri & hu have translated artemide’s guiding philosophy of ‘the human light’ into a collection of luminaries. comprised of a pendant, floor and table lamp, ‘yanzi’ takes the image of birds resting on scaffolding and transform it into a precise and minimal aesthetic. made of a black structure with brushed brass, the set is the ideal addition for any type of home.

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the ‘yanzi’ collection captures the urban image of birds resting on scaffolding

 

 

when setting the concept behind the design, neri & hu wanted to imprint into their lamps the delightful scenes of street life that they encounter daily in shanghai. featuring two types of birds, the lamp collection for artemide has an adjustable track system, as well as various extensions, resulting in endless possibilities to configure the light. with its elegant lines and minimal shapes, ‘yanzi’ pays homage to both the urban and the natural, the rigid and the organic, while injecting a sense of playfulness into the design.

neri hu artemide yanzi birds euroluce designboom
the collection is comprised of a pendant, table and floor lamp

neri hu artemide yanzi birds euroluce designboom
the lamps feature two types of birds where the bulb replaces the head

neri hu artemide yanzi birds euroluce designboom
with its elegant lines and minimal shapes, ‘yanzi’ pays homage to both the urban and the natural, the rigid and the organic

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design duo neri & hu
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