Dieter Rams, Peter Hartwein, remote control for Braun Hifi Atelier, 1979.
A mass of light inside a metallic basket that seems to be floating. Light is immaterial, but at the same time lamps are objects. In this case we treat light as something with weight and volume.
It is made in three different sizes that can be hung individually or in groups of 2 or 3. The glass diffuser generates a nice warm dim light with soft shadows, suitable for restaurant tables, counters, receptions, meeting and working tables. Its sculptural character allows the personalization of singular halls, stairwells…
Edible “Chocolate-paint” by Nendo, 2013
Chocolates like a set of oil paints. Tubes in a box of paints contain a variety of colours, and these chocolates a variety of flavoured syrups. The labels indicate each chocolate’s flavour and also function as wrappers, keeping fingers clean for eating. A design that combines the childhood excitement of opening a new box of paints and the thrill of opening a box of chocolates you’ve been given unexpectedly.
photos by Ayao Yamazaki