‘Swing’ is made from all-aluminium frames with LEDs, and has double hinged components which allow for maneuverability.
During this year’s Milan Design Week, Bar Basso veterans will notice something different about its interiors (completely unchanged since 1967), owner Maurizio Stocchetto has commissioned Canadian lighting duo Gabriel Scott to create custom lighting fixtures inside and to develop a storefront jewel-box installation.
This seventh interpretation of a museum-in-progress is devoted to “austerity, autarchy, and self-production”, that is how the Italian interior design community has dealt with the dominant theme of recession in recent decades, and how they had done in the past in the 1930s and 1970s and the 2000’s
” I like to think of my work in this way … There are several kinds, and I like to think that each kind occupies a certain region in the cosmos, maybe the cosmos of my mind, but each work finds its proper environment in a region.
And if you go far enough you could expand this region, cultivate it and it would become fruitful and do more… I regard nature as being the strongest influence “. – Harry Bertoia