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Coco Table Lamp by Foscarini |

* The name "Coco" betrays the impish and playful figurative reference which inspired Aldo Cibic. With his usual approach, the designer attempts to "humanize" the object, softening it and smoothing all the rough edges.

Manufacturer - Foscarini
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Country - United States
Category - Home : Lighting : Table Lamp

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Shades Available :   Ruby Red, White
Material :   Blown glass and lacquered metal
Lamping :   1 x 100W E26 incandescent bulb (not included)
Dimension :   18" H X 13.75" W X 9.83" D
Designer :   Aldo Cibic


The name "Coco" betrays the impish and playful figurative reference which inspired Aldo Cibic. With his usual approach, the designer attempts to "humanize" the object, softening it and smoothing all the rough edges. He simultaneously explores the potential of glass and the kind of light which a table lamp must provide.

Various technical adaptations have changed the continuous and closed configuration which initially characterized the shade. To obtain glass of that shape blown into a still mold, particular attention was paid to controlling the thickness and the consistency of the material to avoid creating annoying shadows on the surface when the lamp was switched on, in the areas where the material might be thicker or could include air bubbles in the vitreous material.

Another problem to be explored was the location of the area to attach the blowpipe, which was located on the bottom of the shade in the only possible area allowed by the shape of the glass, so that the opening could be covered with the lens-shaped element on which the foot of the fixture was attached. The large circular hole on the contrary was the answer to the requirement of exhausting the heat produced by the source, a 100 watt incandescent bulb, and ensuring the normal maintenance of the product.

The dimension and position along the inclined axis of the shade are functional to the correct conveyance of the luminous flux onto the working surface. The result is a double lighting effect: warm and diffused through the glass, white on the inside and white or ruby red on the outside, and directed through the round opening.

In addition, to avoid fingerprints on the surface the shade is given a satin finish by processing it in acid. The design of the base of the support, in relation to the zoomorphic solution conceived by the designer, was regularized during the development phase, becoming a sort of webbed "foot" with five lobes made of die-cast aluminum and supplied with nonscratch pads. The support is a thin metal tube painted aluminum. Pushing the technical possibilities of shaping new forms in Murano glass one step further, in 2003 Cibic designed the Lampoon "ball" with soft bumps blown into a still mold.

A perfect addition to your home furniture collection, with class and elegance. With its modern look and feel, it can easily complement your existing decor. An ideal decorative lighting for your living room and bedroom.

About the Designer
Born in Schio (Vicenza) in 1955, he was one of the founding members of Sottsass Associati and one of the protagonists of the Memphis group. With Antonella Spiezio and Smilian Cibic, he founded Cibic and Partners in 1989. The studio designs architecture and interior design in Italy and abroad from department stores, to film theaters to public works, experimenting with self-production and collaborations with various companies. The first project for Foscarini was Coco in 2000, the second Lampoon in 2003.

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