Foscarini Maki Suspension Light
Take two sheets of paper and roll them up together, creating something that resembles a seashell or a flower... an intuitive object both poetic and beguiling. Maki was conceived by a spontaneous natural inspiration, becoming a design product only after a challenging development process. As if made of paper, two metallic sheets were rolled up and one slipped inside the other. Only with incisions, invisible when the lamp is assembled, could the creators obtain the proper play of light.
The simple form of Maki plays with the immaterial nature of light, integrating it as an important decorative element: the side glare is filtered by the edges of the rolled-up metallic sheets, creating a dynamic yet soft effect. While light is also cast directly down, as a soft spot beam. This dual luminous effect allows Maki to be charming all alone or in linear compositions to illuminate counters and peninsulas. The white or pale grey color choice enhances the pureness of Maki’s inspiration; its lightness and poetic appeal is a luminous idea in any domestic or communal setting.
Suspension lamp with direct light. Diffuser consisting of two laser-cut aluminium sheets, which are rolled up and slipped into one another. The engravings on the diffusers let the light out, to delineate the contours of the two sheets with a glow of light. Transparent electrical suspension cable, ceiling flange with galvanised metal bracket and matt batch-dyed ABS cover.
Materials: Lacquered aluminium
Dimensions: Shade Diameter: 9cm x Shade height: 30cm Max Height: 350cm
Bulb required (not included): LED retrofit 1 x 8W GU10 PAR 16
Energy Class: A+, A, C