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Desert Series by Jes Paone
by Jeshua Paone Architecture Studio

Alan Tansey

Jes Paone designs the Desert Series, a range of collectible porcelain and brass light fixtures using a unique porcelain fabrication technique developed by his paternal Aunt, the ceramicist Anne Paone.

The Desert Series recalls the texture of a dried out desert lake bed, opaque and white. Through years of experimentation in translucency, they were able to produce a mysterious quality when internally lit. Each piece is a handmade one of a kind object that embraces the flaws and accidents inherent in the craft and process of making, adopting the wabi-sabi ethos.

This project has been longlisted in the lighting design category of Dezeen Awards 2021.

Designer: Jeshua Paone Architecture Studio
Project: Desert Series

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