su.d. collective: cardellino su.d. collective: cardellino
may 12, 2010

su.d. collective: cardellino

‘cardellino’ lamp

italian su.d. collective are the creators of ‘cardellino’, a lamp which captures the neopolitan character through its form and concept. major cities like paris and rome encapsulate their identity through physical landmarks such as the eiffel tower or the colosseum. naples, according to su.d collective, is a captured by the intangible. in fact, the design takes its cue from ‘aria di napoli‘, a tongue and cheek souvenir project which attempts to trap neopolitan air from various regions known for their high doses of exhaust gas. this souvenir of naples air serves as life-saver for the offsite neapolitan in case of acute nostalgia. in the same way, cardellino ‘puts into a cage’ another immaterial element: light.

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  • poetic!

    jhon says:
  • ‘just put a light in it! then it will be a lamp.’
    will this game ever end. bored now.

    f.stachio says:
  • abbiamo anche oggi il vincitore del premio “cavolata del giorno” di designboom. oltre che ad esser tutto fuorchè poetico, questa lampada è pure brutta. Sottsass era un’altra cosa…

    Emilio says:
  • cool

    frederich says:
  • utterly gimmicky. no substance at all. sorry.

    leowmc says:
  • good. it is a very interesting project that I would to see once it is completed, because I think that it’s a prototype.


    f. paul says:
  • like this!

    ormd says:
  • where’s the budgie?

    mr says:
  • mmmmmmmmmhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhbelloooooo, bella regaz. cardellino deve tenere le sue libertà

    gio dinamo says:
  • bravi bravi, poesia e design mescolati in un prodotto.

    ciccio says:
  • ma è un prototipo? prendere la gabbietta e mettere una luce dentro non si può chiamare progetto! bello il discorso della luce il concetto ecc ecc aspettiamo la vera lampada èer deliberare! *** stelline su ***** per adesso

    alberto says:
  • This design element of a birdcage, we Chinese elements

    asxdn1 says:
  • ciao sono anna da napoli e la lampada mi piace

    anna says:

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