And then, Maison et Objet Paris 2014 started. Milan Design Agenda it’s more than happy in making its premiere participation in Paris, city of light. Wait a second…Speaking in lighting, Milan Design Agenda congratulates Kartell, for Bourgie 10th anniversary, that iconic table lamp, conceived by Ferruccio Laviani.
Who likes tough challenges? We propose you to post at our facebook profile, your Bourgie Lamp, case you have one.
So, back to the main subject…for the 10th anniversary of ferruccio laviani’s ‘bourgie’ table lamp, kartell has invited all the designers on their team to re-interpret one of the italian lighting company’s best selling piece in several provocative variations. for the occasion of maison&objet 2014, the kartell flagship store on saint germain boulevard in Paris has been transformed to create an evocative installation of the 14 interpretations of bourgie by patricia urquiola, piero lissoni, mario bellini, alberto meda, lenny kravitz, philippe starck, eugeni quitllet, christophe pillet, nendo, tokujiin yoshioka,patrick jouin, ludovica+roberto palomba and rodolfo dordoni.
Originally introduced by kartell in 2004, the polycarbonate ‘bourgie lamp’ by ferruccio laviani has been completely re-imagined with a series of alternate designs, each boasting its own unique flair.
Decorative costume jewelry and typical french symbols like the eiffel tower to white rice paper and wrought iron, the milestone event brings together a slew of extravagant ideas and various design approaches in a temporary exhibition.