Philippe Starck describes the concepts behind this latest lamps for Italian manufacturing firm Flos.
The special edition series with Stark’s signature laser engraved in black which is positioned in the center of the its oval back.
The design introduces an entirely new material composite, combining reclaimed polypropylene and discarded wood fiber to create a compound that has a three-fold environmental impact.
The graphic signature of the furniture piece is done by combining the silhouette of the ‘Series 7’ by Arne Jacobsen, the ‘Tulip Armchair’ by Eero Saarinen
and the ‘Eiffel Chair’ by Charles Eames.
An installation consisting of a safety-ladder lit with carnival lights hung from the ceiling.
‘It is now time for [Lenny Kravitz] to translate the magic of his music into materiality, into chairs, into lamps… a new experience for lenny, a new territory for us.’ – Philippe Starck