Mixing materials: Gabbia Lamps by Rui Pereira and Ryosuke Fukusada embody small-scale artisanal manufacture and mixed materials, combining bamboo and colored acetate, the latter introduced to the strictly bamboo-weaving atelier in Kyoto, Japan, that produced them.
Details: Shape inspired by inverted baskets. Small-scale fabrication considers the possibility of future downsizing of manufacturing. Part of the Unexpected Composites group exhibition at the Stockholm Furniture Fair 2014 earlier this month.
Designers: Industrial/interior designers both, Rui Pereira comes from Portugal and works in Milan, while Ryosuke Fukusada was born in Japan, where he designed consumer electronics for Sharp, moved to Milan, then relocated to his own studio in Kyoto in 2012.