Design by Patricia Urquiola and Eliana Gerotto, 2005
The Caboche Piccola Chandelier hails from a long line of glamorous lighting fixtures within the Caboche family. Crystal clear spheres of transparent polymethylmetacrylate are arranged in a concentric pattern, multiplying brightness and heightening its sophisticated aesthetic from the central light source at Caboche's center. An inner screen in white satinized blown glass guarantees maximum diffusion of light and prevents glare. Dimmer switch included.
Select from Transparent or Gold.
Material(s): Polymethylmethacrylate, blown glass, chrome metal
Bulbs: 1 X 60W 120V T4 G9 halogen lamp (not included)
Designer: Patricia Urquiola
Patricia Urquiola was born in Oviedo, Spain, and currently lives and works in Milan. She studied at the faculty of Architecture at the Madrid Politecnico and at Politecnico di Milano, where she graduated in 1989. From 1990 to 1996 she served as assistant professor to Achille Castiglioni and Eugenio Bettinelli at the Politecnico di Milano. During this time she also led the product development department at De Padova, where she co-designed with Vico Magistretti. In 2001 she opened her own studio of product design, display and architecture.
Patricia Urquiola has received many prizes including Designer of the Year, Elle Decor International Design Awards, Chicago Athenaeum Good Design Award and the Design Prize Cologne.
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Designer: Eliana Gerotto
Eliana Gerotto was born in Venice. She started her career in Milan as a graphic designer. She got her degree in Communication Techniques at Fondazione Davide Campari in Milan. She worked in various fields as graphic, industrial designer, set curator and interior decorator.View other products by Eliana Gerotto
The cornerstone of Foscarini is research into forms and materials. Established in 1981 in Venice, Foscarini started out by exploring the opportunities offered by Murano glass. Over the years, the range of materials used has expanded to include glass, polyethylene, wood and aluminum, as well as patented materials such as an exclusive textured glass and Kevlar (R) or carbon fiber composite. Designers that have created for Foscarini include: Aldo Cibic, Defne Koz, Denis Santachiara, Ferruccio Laviani, Giovanni Levanti, Itamar Harari, Jozeph Forakis, Karim Rashid, Lievore Asociados, Luca Nichetto / Gianpetro Gai, Marc Sadler, Matilde Alessandra, Patricia Urquiola / Eliana Gerotto, Pietro Lissoni, Pio & Tito Tossi, Prospero Rasulo, Roberto & Ludovica Palomba, Rodolfo Dordoni, Studio Kairos, Tom Dixon, Urbinati - Ricci e Vecchiato, Valerio Bottin.View other products from Foscarini