Geometric and expressive forms fuse with technology and in the Gioielli light
The emerald green light has battuto finish, whereby the glass is ground to different depths to create tiny facets in the surface of the material. The impressive brass disk is cast using the lost-wax technique, where the metal is poured into a mold crafted from wax which is then melted and drained away.
The textured effect on the end piece is achieved through meticulous hand work. The combination of textures, techniques and colours make the Gioielli light truly unique, and an eye-catching statement piece.
Cristiana Giopato and Christopher Coombes are the Italian/English couple behind Giopato & Coombes. Their design studio works across product, graphics, architecture and interiors. The cross pollination of these ideas often informs their lighting designs.
The duo have built up a network of Italian artisans whose craft skills play a key role in producing each design. An early example is the Bolle Chandelier; a series of delicate hand-blown bubbles illuminated by soft spot leds. Each 'bubble' is hand-blo...