A continuous and repeatedly knotted thread of incandescent glass, in the ancient art of macramé, defines this collection of tables.
"In this way we wanted to highlight the extraordinary nature of this flexible material; evoke the history and determine the gesture of the craftsman.
The result is a collection of tables characterized by a central base which - as in the ancient art of macramé knotted lace - has the effect of a continuous and knotted thread. The structure goes through a semi-artisanal process: a group of craftsmen weave and shape the incandescent glass wire around a predefined shape. Almost like a kind of ancient dance with 8 glassmakers who swiftly and with absolute synchronicity prepare a contemporary object with a technique passed down for many decades."
This collection was awarded first prize of the "Young & Design" competition at the 2012 Milan furniture fair.
Paolo Lucidi (1974) and Luca Pevere (1977) are both graduates of the Milano Polytechnic; they gained their professional training with Marc Sadler and Marco Ferreri (2000-2006) with whom they worked for numerous international companies.
They started creating their first projects together in 2003; in 2006 they founded their studio, LucidiPevere.
They are always ready to measure themselves against new types of products, interpreting them with innovative aesthetic and technological languages in a continuous search for just the right expression.
Their products have been included in museum exhibitions in Europe and in the United states, gaining them important recognitions like the DesignPreis Deutschland, Red Dot Design Award, Leuchte des Jahers - Luce dell’anno 2011, Good Design Award, the Must Have selection at the Lodz Design Festival in Poland and the ADI Index selection for the XXIII Compasso d’Oro. They have participated in various exhibitions in Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Poland, France and the United States and have been published in international books and magazines.
FIAM, founded by Vittorio Livi in 1973, designs, develops and produces items of furniture in curved glass, creating them through a combination of craftsmanship and industrial processes, effectively merging tradition and innovation, hand-crafting and design.
Vittorio Livi came to know and appreciate glass from a very young age. Solid and fragile, natural and artificial, ancient and industrial all at the same time, glass is a mass of seeming contradictions, and Livi loved it for just that, as well as for its practical qualities. Glass is environmentally friendly and hygienic: it may look simple, because of its transparency, but both its chemistry and physics are in fact very complex. And this material of vast potential was virtually only used for the production of small accessories or ornaments in the world of furniture.
And so in the young Vittorio Livi’s creative mind, a dream began to take shape: glass would become a unique star in the world of fine design, being used to produce items of furniture which would be astonishingly solid yet beautifully transparent; design items which would rise above the age of their production, untouched by the passing years, spaces and fashions.
Hand-interwoven spun glass base, 10mm thick glass top, available in 3 different finishes: extra-light glass top with extra-light glass base; bronze glass top with bronze painted base; fumé grey glass top with fumé grey painted base
Width 130cm, depth 86cm, height 33cm; OR
Width 90cm, depth 65cm, height 33cm
Other formats available on request
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Made in Italy
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