Electric light fitting, ‘Bernini lights up’, Tyvek / polypropylene / metal, designed by Ruth McDermott and Rina Bernabei, Ovo Design, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1996

Made by McDermott, Ruth in Paddington, New South Wales, 1996.

Electric light fitting in box, ‘Bernini lights up’, Tyvek / polypropylene / metal, designed by Ruth McDermott and Rina Bernabei, Ovo Design, Sydney, New South Wales, 1996

Parts for assembling a complete ‘Bernini lights up’ electric light fitting. These include the parts to assemble the internal frame (6 metal spokes, hard plastic hoop and 4 larger plastic strips), outer cladding (large ‘bag’, rosettes sealed into 3 plastic bags, strips of tyvek), and electrical components (lampholder, wiring, 2...

Summary

Object No.

97/192/1

Physical Description

Electric light fitting in box, 'Bernini lights up', Tyvek / polypropylene / metal, designed by Ruth McDermott and Rina Bernabei, Ovo Design, Sydney, New South Wales, 1996

Parts for assembling a complete 'Bernini lights up' electric light fitting. These include the parts to assemble the internal frame (6 metal spokes, hard plastic hoop and 4 larger plastic strips), outer cladding (large 'bag', rosettes sealed into 3 plastic bags, strips of tyvek), and electrical components (lampholder, wiring, 26W fluorescent light bulb and paper instructions, sealed in plastic bag), (-2)a guide video and a (-3)promotional leaflet.

Dimensions

Height

950 mm

Production

Notes

Designed by Ruth McDermott in partnership with Rina Bernabei in 1996 as an entry into the International Design Resource Awards competition in the same year.

Parts are manufactured at different locations throughout Sydney and supplied to Ovo Design for packing and distribution.

Designed 1996, manufactured 1997

Made

McDermott, Ruth 1996

History

Notes

Publicity material details the distributor as Anibou, a boutique furniture shop in Redfern.

Owned

Anibou

Source

Credit Line

Purchased 1997

Acquisition Date

17 July, 1997

Cite this Object

Harvard

Electric light fitting, 'Bernini lights up', Tyvek / polypropylene / metal, designed by Ruth McDermott and Rina Bernabei, Ovo Design, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1996 2016, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 24 January 2018, <https://ma.as/156794>

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