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The light gets caught by the closed shape, the plastic becomes fluid to be transformed and freezes in time, with the light in it. Morsetto Lamps are framed as a collaboration between ECAL and FOSCARINI. It was commissioned the design of portable lamps, wireless, with a close relationship with the body.

As design approach, the manipulation of already existing industrial elements was consider attractive. Morsetto family is the outcome of a material approach to acrylic pipes. By using industrial pieces massively transformed into unique pieces. The pipes were heated until 300°, deformed and sealed with some familiar patterns which become something like a handle.

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