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Petits Bijoux

Project Title:

Petits Bijoux

Category:

Lighting Finalist

Company Name:

Catellani & Smith

56 Petits Bijoux by Catellani & Smith is the representation of ‘static movement’, the effect of an action that seems to imitate the gesture of throwing a stone into a pool of water, creating concentric waves that propagate into space. The concept of a sphere, the circle as a metaphor for the infinite and perfection, are popular and recurring themes within the lamp collections produced by Catellani & Smith, which is celebrating its thirtieth anniversary, and return, in this new pendant lamp, a lamp that is remarkably simple in its design but extraordinary in its workmanship. The structure of 56 Petits Bijoux is made up of a series of circles, some small, some large, held together by thin cables, which follow each other in succession to create a delicate, almost destructured sphere of 120 cm. Loose silicon ‘pochettes’ shield 56 LEDs for a total of 6720 lumens – which ensure very high luminous efficacy – flooding the natural brass circles with light, like celestial bodies following their orbit.

SBID Award Ceremony

SBID Awards 2021

Entries for the 2021 edition of the SBID International Design Awards are now closed.

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