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Somewhere In Between by Andrew Aloisio

Australian designer Andrew Aloisio's lighting installation Somewhere in Between incorporates items of laboratory equipment from Italian plastics manufacturer Kartell.


With Somewhere In Between Aloisio hopes to unite the two main activities of Kartell: the Habitat division producing homeware and the Labware division manufacturing laboratory equipment.


The following text is from Aloisio:



Designer Andrew Aloisio reinterprets Kartell in his latest design installation.

Somewhere In Between is an installation of objects designed and created by industrial designer Andrew Aloisio. This is all achieved by using hand formed components made from aluminium combined with a range of carefully selected components from Kartell’s manufactured plastic Labware range.


Labware components used include test tubes, conical stoppers, test tube racks, retort stands, funnel holders, burette clamps and more.


The designs utilise these Labware components to perform functions away from what they would normally be used for. They assume a new identity in a completely new product.


From furniture to Labware, these new objects find themselves Somewhere In Between. The end result is a creative synthesis of components and designed objects.