Each lamp in the Afillia range features a laser-sintered nylon shade created by Italian 3D-printing company .exnovo. Alessandro Zambelli designed a set of three shades punctured with patterns of small holes, which follow mathematical patterns found in nature.
"The shade reveals a web of essential geometric configurations, capable of capturing the light and concentrating it in a spherical, compact and luminescent aura," said the designer. The diffuser shapes include a sphere and two narrower squashed forms, one with a flatter end than the other.
Swiss pine is used for the base of the table lamps and the bulb socket in the pendants. All have green cords to connect them to the power supply. The designs were exhibited at this year's Maison&Objet trade fair outside Paris, which finished yesterday.
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