Italic Light

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Created by Berlin architecture and design studio COORDINATION, “Italic Light” explores the familiarity of the table lamp through an interactive design and a reduced sculptural form. Shaped like an italicized “i,” the light pays homage to classic and postmodern iconography, playing into both the two- and three-dimensional worlds. The well-considered design makes it incredibly versatile; whether or not “Italic Light” is illuminated, the contrast of elegant marble and bold turquoise aluminum make for a simple yet striking sculptural piece that would compliment practically any aesthetic. Its touch-dim sensor allows the user to engage intuitively with the 31 cm light in an insightful interpretation of the ever-changing relationship between user and product. With an LED light inside its swiveling aluminum shade, “Italic Light” is a sustainable piece that is sure to stand the test of time. Additionally it is furnished with long-life LED ring, textile cable, and a built-in transformer.

Lizzie Wright

Lizzie

​Lizzie Wright is an aspiring artist and designer with a passion for the written word. While she works on her BFA in Industrial Design at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), she spends her (rare) spare time riding around Providence on her trusty Cannondale and drinking lots of coffee. She is especially fascinated by the dichotomy between aesthetic form and function, which has an immense influence on her work. As a lover of the natural world, Lizzie plans to focus on Nature, Culture, and Sustainability Studies to pursue a more efficient future for design. Read more by visiting her website

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