salvatore franzese: procreation + conceived at DMY berlin 2011 salvatore franzese: procreation + conceived at DMY berlin 2011
jun 21, 2011

salvatore franzese: procreation + conceived at DMY berlin 2011

‘procreation’ lamp by salvatore franzese image courtesy of salvatore franzese  

italian-born, netherlands-based designer salvatore franzese presented three new works at DMY berlin 2011: his ‘procreation’ lamp, ‘conceived’ chair and table lamp. exploring the genesis of life and artistic creation, franzese uses the layered process of thread-wrapping to construct textured furniture pieces. the hand-crafted technique renders an organic ‘skin’ surface on the item’s metal skeleton profiles.

playing on the idea of giving life and light, franzese explains the connection between his works: ‘the mother of all is represented by the suspension lamp’s shape of a pregnant belly, and its umbilical cord connects it to the ‘conceived’ chair. following the whole production process with the control and definition of the developing phases is indeed like a conception that starts first with a self-analysis and ends with the materialization of a concept, thus giving birth to the piece.’

‘conceived’ chair and ‘conceived’ table lamp image courtesy of salvatore franzese

detail of ‘procreation’ lamp at DMY berlin 2011 image © designboom

image © designboom

‘conceived’ chair at DMY berlin 2011image © designboom

‘conceived’ lamp at DMY berlin 2011 image © designboom

‘conceived’ lamp detail image © designboom

franzese’s display at DMY berlin image © designboom

image © designboom

‘procreation’ lamp in production image courtesy of salvatore franzese

production process of ‘procreation’ lamp courtesy of salvatore franzese

  • What a fun pattern! It’s great to hear from you and see what you’ve sent up to. All of the projects look great!

    Andy says:
  • another Nacho Carbonell in the world?……

    Erl says:
  • Salvooooooooo! Fai i soldi e dacceli a noi!!!

    odo says:
  • Please… if you copy anythig, copy a good design, not Nacho Carbonell

    lilB says:

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