Every project conceals a tension between extraordinary and ordinary, daily life and theatre. A conversation beteween Ingo Maurer and Michele De Lucchi on the contamination and fertilisation underlying the creative process.
The German designer, born in 1932, was mostly famous for his lamps and production of lighting. Among his works, Bulb table lamp, a combination of industry and poetry.
A surprising and unconventional ready-made accessory, to shed light only with the index finger or with the whole hand. And in a special chandelier version, with an entire applause.
"Without taking risks, without working on objects which do not correspond precisely to a consolidated idea of beauty, our ideas will not develop, and the aesthetic quality of our work will gradually deteriorate... sometimes, less taste is more taste." (Ingo Maurer)
A light scale with a metal rod to balance an egg and a light bulb: with its delicate balance, Ru Ku Ku is among the novelties presented by Ingo Maurer at Light + Building.
#95 The third and newest model of Dew Drops by Ingo Maurer is a flexible floor lamp, many of its parts can be inclined, turned around and positioned in various ways. #salone2015
“Less energy with less technology and lower construction costs” was the planning intention of be Baumschlager Eberle for this office block in Lustenau, Austria.
Among the new products presented by Ingo Maurer at Light+Building fair in Frankfurt Dew Drops, Luminophor and a silver limited edition of I Ricchi Poveri.
Presented during Salone del Mobile 2013, the German designer's Floating Table for Established & Sons challenges conventions, creating a curious, unexpected floating object.
From prototypes combining the digital and artisanal worlds, to the re-edition of a 1970's original in an LED version, Ingo Maurer and Moritz Waldemeyer guide us through the many installations at the Spazio Krizia.