Highlights of Euroluce, during Unesco's International Year of Light, included launches by Luca Nichetto, Michael Anastassiades and an experimental range by students from ECAL
ECAL FOR LUCEPLAN
A series of research-driven LED lighting prototypes (pictured above) by students from Lausanne design school ECAL emerged from a workshop with Swiss designer Michel Charlot.
LUCA NICHETTO AND NENDO FOR FOSCARINI
The two designers collaborated on these jellyfish-like Kurage lamps, which are made in washi paper and wood and inspired by the shape of an ice lolly.
SEBASTIAN HERKNER FOR FONTANA ARTE
Sebastian Herkner's Nebra, a pressed glass and LED hanging lamp comes in a range of natural colours.
Known for his elegant, minimalist, geometrical chandeliers, the London-based designer launched 15 new lighting designs in Milan last week, including the Happy Together collection (above) – a stack of vertical rods carrying a group of glass globes.
At Spazio Rossana Orlandi, the Japanese designer presented a series of cordless lights, including the Bottle light above – a trend that has been hailed by designers such as Philippe Starck as the future of lighting.
ARIK LEVY FOR VIBIA
Arik Levy's Curtain lights also a form a partitioning system and were among several products launched at the Vibia stand.
More Milan coverage to come on iconeye.com and in the July issue of Icon, out in early June