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Zip Tie Massimal

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Domescape

This is an installation commisioned by the National Museum of Singapore for Children's Season , co curated with Playeum, and is designed as a playground with 3 big telescope. These telescopes tap on a child's natural inquisitive nature to look through a telescope. Each telescope is angled at a specific urban object in the city and with graphics added to the lens , allowing the children to see our city in a different light. The impetus of this installation is to encourage the children to think beyond what they see and to let what they observe in the city be a base for further imagination.

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Daphne

Daphne is a site-specific installation situated within the tunneled stairway that interplays with the notion of concealing and revealing the ancient walls of the tunnel leading to the peak of Kasteli. Made entirely of self-supporting paper panels, the enclosure intervenes the visitors' perception of the existing condition as a container of conglomerated memory. LED lighting contained within the panels will illuminate during nighttime that expresses the different perception

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organica

ORGANICA is Fabrizio´s philosophical portrayal of any organic system in which all parts are interconnected to give existence. The design was based on the complexity of the human body and the human pre-conception. The viewer is lead into a sublime journey. The doorway to this trip are two massive wooden forms that are perceived as lungs, then an aluminum shaft with connectors that resembles a spine. The viewer can find twisted rods that look like arteries, a shape that can be interpreted as an organ and the finale is a beautiful template glass, strong but fragile, just like the human skin.

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‘…quel genio di Arturo!’

The famous tale of Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp inspires the object’s shape while modern technology creates its magic effects. Made of a black carbon fiber epoxy resin, the lamp turns on/ off/ dims at the lightest touch. Conceived as table lamp, wall or suspension, this fantasy object is dedicated – on his specific request - to Arturo Brachetti, new genius of the lamp and internationally well-known, extraordinary quick-change actor. For him the object is called ‘…quel genio di Arturo!’. Suitable to create atmosphere in private or public spaces, as hotels, restaurants, SPA and yacht interiors

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Lagan

Lagan is a conversation-starter coffee table that was born through a cultural identity marriage between two unique countries; Jordan and Uzbekistan. This rounded coffee table with 8mm glass top is made of an old Jordanian brass piece-originally a washing utensil- and Uzbek Suzanni- an embroidered tribal textile from Central Asia Region, Uzbekistan in particular- upholstered on a wooden base fabric stretched over a wooden base. The design is the latest addition to Badr Adduja collection.

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