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Lamp, from Multiplastica Domestica collection, 2012

This is a Lamp. It was designed by Brunno Jahara. It is dated 2012. Its medium is plastic and aluminum.

Brunno Jahara’s collection Multiplastica Domestica began in 2012 when, passing by recycling center close to his studio, he noticed the vast stock of barely used plastic containers that had been discarded. Experimenting with this material, Jahara created usable containers and structures that unite sustainability, sculptural quality, and functionality. For this lamp, Jahara connects the plastic objects to a central metal spine in order to create an elongated and tiered arrangement that descends from the ceiling.

It is credited Museum purchase from designer.

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Its dimensions are

H x W: 45 × 9 cm (17 11/16 × 3 9/16 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Beauty—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial.

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