Oli Stratford, Disegno’s Editor-in-chief
“It’s strange and beautiful.”
Moon Light is made from a self-developed foam porcelain – a lightweight and malleable material that, in the kiln, rises like bread and expands to up to three times its original size.
The lamp explores the foaming material’s aesthetic properties. Making use of its translucency to diffuse light, it glows gently through a foam porcelain disk, featuring a cratered surface that’s reminiscent of the lunar landscape.
This is an impression of a research trip to the island of Stromboli by James Shaw and Marjan van Aubel.
Foaming Wood is an investigation of wood shavings combined with a bioresin.
Both the Well Proven Collection and Table 1/7 resulted from this research.
Foaming expanding porcelain
At Caventou, we are redefining solar technology by rethinking our relationship with energy and the objects that use it.