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Piola

Prize(s) Winners in Designer/Custom Lighting
Company Danilo De Rossi Designer
Lead Designers Danilo De Rossi
Client Italamp Srl
Completion Date 2023
Project Location Padova - Venice, Italy
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Entry Description

PIOLA started from the concept of a luminous diaphragm.
Like a refined curtain with an architectural appearance, PIOLA shows all its illuminating and decorative authority.
The perfect expression of experience and design and material specialization, it interprets glass and light in a new way, in a meeting between latest generation technology and glass art.
It appears as a mix of glass and metal composed of refined cast glass bars, enriched with a texture of micro bubbles, crossed by thin light gold metal rods.
The structure is equipped with supports, at alternating heights, on which the glass bars are assembled and from which two internal LEDs create a light beam that passes through the glassy mass, enhancing the bubbles, with a very suggestive, almost oxygenating effect.
Piola is an unconventional illuminating work, it is an unprecedented way of interpreting light that creates a luminous mood in the environment.
Piola is also a green grill which is equipped with glass containers in which small plants in hydroponic culture can be housed. In this way it offers itself as an eco-friendly support in any environment.
This system allows modularity in width and height, suggesting an ideal location in the center of a space.
Sustainability Approach

Piola is also a green grill which is equipped with glass containers in which small plants in hydroponic culture can be housed. In this way it offers itself as an eco-friendly support in any environment.
Company Description

I have always been looking for a design that gives light to architectures.
With firms of the sector, as a lighting designer and creative director, I develop the creative project and harmonize it with the industrial process, to create in glass and light.

In my professional path I have crossed different trajectories: graphic design, construction, interior design and industrial design to which I have devoted myself to a greater extent.

I studied at the IUAV in Venice where I graduated in Architecture.
I continued my studies at the Milan Polytechnic, where I learned the main aspects of industri