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Gherpe | Superstudio, 1968

Description: Body made from laser-cut and heat-formed Perspex in white or fluorescent pink, with chrome-plated brass fittings and an incandescent lamp Here is a lamp that interpets the classical form of the Nautilus shell with a certain ambiguity. The designer’s intention is to provoke a poetic reaction, and destabliise expectations of objects normally found in the home. Cristiano Toraldo di Francia recalls “perhaps influenced by my keen interest in marine biology, one summer morning in...

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