venetian glass lamp by marco acerbis studio mimics refraction and reflection
 
venetian glass lamp by marco acerbis studio mimics refraction and reflection venetian glass lamp by marco acerbis studio mimics refraction and reflection
feb 01, 2014

venetian glass lamp by marco acerbis studio mimics refraction and reflection

spirit: the venetian glass lamp for vistosi by marco acerbis studio mimics refraction and reflection
all images courtesy marco acerbis studio

 

 

 

the brightness of a diamond enshrined in the ephemeral shake of a crystal cocoon: meet ‘spirit’, a homage to blaise pascal’s esprit de géométrie and esprit de finesse. developed by italian designer marco acerbis for vistosi, the suspension lamp mimics the effects of refraction and reflection, in order to pursue a delicate light flow. for its construction, the pendant combines geometric lines to enhance the warmth and the transparency of the glass with an innovative crystal blend. in a few precise movements, master venetian glass blowers transform a glass pipe into a drop, inserted through a structure made out of descending and sinuous spirals.

 

in the video below, acerbis explains how his design has met the master glassblowers’ craft:

venetian-glass lamp by marco acerbis studio mimics refraction and reflection

original sketch by marco acerbis

venetian-glass lamp by marco acerbis studio mimics refraction and reflection

the structure is made out of descending and sinuous spirals

venetian-glass lamp by marco acerbis studio mimics refraction and reflection

the pendant combines geometric lines to enhance the transparency of the glass with an innovative crystal blend

venetian-glass lamp by marco acerbis studio mimics refraction and reflection

‘spirit’ by marco acerbis studio

venetian-glass lamp by marco acerbis studio mimics refraction and reflection

in a few precise movements, master venetian glass blowers transform a glass pipe into a drop

venetian-glass lamp by marco acerbis studio mimics refraction and reflection

the suspension lamp mimics the effects of refraction and reflection, in order to pursue a delicate light flow

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