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Lory Duck

The Lory Duck is designed as a suspension system assembled from modules made of brass and epoxy glass, each resembling a duck sliding effortlessly through cool waters. The modules also offer configurability; with a touch, each can be adjusted to face any direction and hang at any height. The basic shape of the lamp was born relatively quickly. However, it needed months of research and development with countless prototypes to create its perfect balance and the best look from all possible angles.

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PlouNuvol

PlouNuvol is an immersive and interactive installation where the participant will be co-creating a storm within the cloud. Led by an actor and conductor, the attendees will be making noise with their bodies, body percussion, making the sound of the rain that triggers a set of surprising visual effects. This generates a show visible from both inside and outside the cloud, making the participants the creators of a storm in its different phases: drops, cloud, rain and thunderstorm. More than 15.000 people enjoyed it during three days.

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Iris

Iris is a small table lamp with indirect lighting, controlled by a simple dial at the top of the lamp. When turning the dial, the light starts to expand until it hits its capacity from the shape of the shade. The product's objective is to create interaction between the user and the object through a creative control that breaks pre-existing concepts in the scope of lighting products. In this way, it is able to fulfill its technical role of lighting control while generating an innovative user experience.

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Capsule

The shape of the lamp Capsule repeats the form of the capsules that are so widespread in the modern world: medicines, architectural structures, spaceships, thermoses, tubes, time capsules that transmit messages to descendants for many decades. It can be of two types: standard and elongated. Lamps are available in several colors with varying degrees of transparency. Tying with nylon ropes adds a handmade effect to the lamp. Its universal form was to determine the simplicity of manufacture and mass production. Saving in the production process of the lamp is its main advantage.

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Infinity

The main emphasis of the Infinity armchair design is made precisely on the backrest. It is the reference of the infinity symbol - an inverted figure of eight. It is as if it changes its shape when turning, setting the dynamics of the lines and recreating the infinity sign in several planes. The backrest is pulled together by several elastic bands that form an external loop, which also returns to the symbolism of the infinite cyclic of life and balance. An additional emphasis is placed on unique legs-skids that securely fix and support the side parts of the armchair just like clamps do.

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Slice of Jupiter

A round, sumptuous, hand-crafted coffee table. The genuine black of Nero Marquina Marble from Spain and the mesmerizing green of Verde Guatemala Marble from India, divided by a Gold Metal Leaf. Resting on a solid brushed bronze base. The handmade process, as well as the overall material selection and combination, ensure that each Slice of Jupiter is truly unique and original.

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