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

Made by McDermott, Ruth in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1996.

Electric light fitting prototype, ‘Bernini lights up’, Tyvek/metal/polypropylene, designed and made by Ruth McDermott and Rina Bernabei, Ovo Design, Sydney, 1996.

(-1)Light fitting (prototype) made up of steel rods and plastic hoops which form a conical (internal) frame onto which white Tyvek (HDPE or high density polyethylene with 25% recycled content) fabric is secured in strips. A separate fabric flounce and ruched fabric ‘flowers’ are attached to the bottom of the frame.
(-2)Piece of produc...

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Electric light fitting prototype, 'Bernini lights up', Tyvek/metal/polypropylene, designed and made by Ruth McDermott and Rina Bernabei, Ovo Design, Sydney, 1996.

(-1)Light fitting (prototype) made up of steel rods and plastic hoops which form a conical (internal) frame onto which white Tyvek (HDPE or high density polyethylene with 25% recycled content) fabric is secured in strips. A separate fabric flounce and ruched fabric 'flowers' are attached to the bottom of the frame.
(-2)Piece of production pattern, heavy trace paper.

Dimensions

1250 mm

Production

Designed by Ruth McDermott and Rina Bernabei as an entry in the 1996 International Design Resource Award competition held in Seattle, USA

A prototype made by Ruth McDermott and Rina Bernabei to be photographed as their entry in the 1996 International Design Resource Award competition

Designed and made in 1996
McDermott, Ruth 1996

Source

Purchased 1997
17 July, 1997

Cite this Object

Electric light fitting prototype, 'Bernini lights up', Tyvek/ metal / polypropylene, designed and made by Ruth McDermott and Rina Bernabei, Ovo Design, Australia, 1996 2016, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 22 November 2017, <https://ma.as/156800>
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