Joining Fabscarte in the prestigious group of finalists are nine leading Italian ateliers, with a series of absolutely outstanding projects demonstrating master craftsmanship and ultra-contemporary design:
Wall light with LED backlighting, created as a window onto the outside world to create a connection with nature even in places where nature is not present.
ultra-modern wall lights in retro styles, made of resin, glass and plexiglass, inspired by the 70s, where every layer of hand-fused resin has a different level of saturation; the complementary tones are layered to create a soft, shaded glow.
A luxurious table created in marble and scagliola, where the “mandala” motif is created in marquetry using 167 slabs of natural selenite with a thin layer of pigmented scagliola.
A mystical stoneware light created using the technique of slab and coil, cold-coloured with lime and ochre, then finished with beeswax: a vase of light that has a front, and a proscenium that separates outside from inside, dark from light.
A highly sophisticated series of five lights in glass and metal created from a drawing by the famous London design duo Raw Edges, composed of leaves of curved, hand-fused glass that turn gently around a central column of light
A poetic table lamp from the “Merletti” collection in bronze and blackened brass, a sculpture that reproduces a highly sophisticated antique Italian lace design in a floral motif.
A contemporary modular light created with a layer of mirrored mosaic, a chain connecting to life and liberty
A sophisticated collection of three blown glass lamps from a design by Alberto Lago. The lamps are created by fusing two pieces of blown glass which combine to form a single piece
A charming mirror in different metals, a true demonstration of technical mastery. The embossed, chiselled copper surface evokes the sea around Cyprus, the waters that gave birth to Venus.