‘Funiculi’ floor lamp by Lluís Porqueras for Marset
Originally designed by the acclaimed Catalan designer Lluís Porqueras in 1979, this elegantly slender, glossy floor lamp has just been reissued by the Barcelona-based lighting specialists Marset. As its name suggests, the height of ’Funiculi’ can be adjusted while the hemispheric shade can be rotated 360 degrees around its axis. Inspired by the funicular railways in Barcelona, the metal lamp is available in five colour options: white, black, red, beige and moss grey. Watch the designer himself speak about ‘Funiculi’ in the video below… (more…)
'Pleat Box' pendant lamp by Xavier Mañosa and Mashallah Design for Marset
The Catalan ceramicist Xavier Mañosa has collaborated with Berlin-based design duo Hande Akçayli and Murat Koçyigit of Mashallah on this collection of handcrafted pendant lamps for the Spanish manufacturer Marset. Called ‘Pleat Box’, the series has been developed following an idea of translating a ‘digitally designed crease in a piece of cloth’ into a ceramic material. (more…)
The German born and London based designer Mathias Hahn realised the lighting series ‘Scantling’ for the Spanish manufacturer Marset. The beautiful almost archetypal family is presented at this year’s light+building in Frankfurt for the first time.
'Scantling' by Mathias Hahn for Marset
“All of the movements of the fully rotating shade use arms and hinges, and its technical precision means that springs or counterweights are not necessary in order to maintain the selected position.”
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