Crafted with sinuous curves, the new launch will be on show in Milan during Fuorisalone 2022, together with a site-specific installation at Alcova
For this year’s Fuorisalone, Milan-based designer and art director Serena Confalonieri teamed up with lighting design brand Servomuto on the launch of Venus, a new light due to be unveiled at the show in June.
Inspired by the human body, and body-hugging fabrics like lycra, the duo closely examined the material and its interaction with shapes, which has given way to creative experimentation.
Originally called ‘The K fiber’, lycra was born in the 50s and due to its stretchy material, it immediately became an integral part of a woman’s everyday wardrobe.
Often chosen by designers for its exceptional elasticity, lycra has not only been a popular choice in fashion, but has also made its way into furniture design. Now, Serena Confalonieri and Servomuto hope to shine the spotlight on this material again, highlighting its suitability in lighting design, thanks to its transparency.
The concept behind the new launch is to dress a lamp in lycra. Available in various colour and style combinations, the piece is in line with Servomuto’s DNA by combining lighting design with a playful touch, offering a mix of instant illumination and attention-grabbing looks.
Venus will be presented in Milan during Fuorisalone 2022 at Alcova
Photography by Guido Barbagelata
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