The second solo show of Philippe Malouin at the NextLevel Galerie in Paris is called ‘Demonstration’. The title of the exhibition embodies a unique personality and the fundamental values of the designer. It refers to both the French and the English meanings of the word. Demonstration is the result of the quest to achieve the quasi-scientific balance of an aluminum structure in which the connectors serve as tension points and whose configuration is invariably made up of 45° or 90° angles. Demonstration insists on design free of any superfluous effects, whose only aesthetic value is revealed through a light metallic structure with a great architectural potential.
Philippe Malouin continues in his approach to representing the object in the minimalist manner. Carefully assembled by hand, 5 000 aluminium tubes and 13 different stainless steel connectors provide a foundation for the functional elements.
Demonstration – Gridlock Collection by Philippe Malouin at the NextLevel Galerie in Paris until May 12th, 2010.
The Alice Lamp will be exhibited in the group show ‘Eleven Small Atlas’ in Milan during the Fuori Salone 2010 (Zona Ventura – Lambrate)