Insights

The Edit’s Insights section offers a wealth of inspiring ideas from Vibia’s network of creative collaborators around the world. We present interviews with leading designers and architects, who provide insight on their work, process, and unique point of view. You’ll also learn about the latest styles in interior design as well as innovative lamp and lighting technologies.

A working day with Umut Yamac

British architect, sculptor and designer Umut Yamac explores the intersection between light, movement and space. Fascinated by how certain objects, activated by their surroundings, transcend their everyday purpose and enable a deeper emotional connection, …

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Flamingo Mini: deconstructed by professionals

Flamingo Mini presents an elegant, lightweight silhouette with an ethereal aesthetic. An extension of the work of Antoni Arola, its deconstructed design separates an LED light source from multiple layers of translucent diffusers. ...

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A working day with Umut Yamac

British architect, sculptor and designer Umut Yamac explores the intersection between light, movement and space. Fascinated by how certain objects, activated by their surroundings, transcend their everyday purpose and enable ...

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Stories Behind: Knit

Light and materiality collide with Knit. Light seeps outwards through a single knitted lycra sleeve stretched over an oblate polymer diffuser, bathing the surrounding space in a soft 360 degree ...

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Stories Behind: Array

Composed of fine threads pulled taut between two aluminium rings, Array is an exploration of light, space and materiality. Designer Umut Yamac manipulates layers of thread into majestic, three-dimensional volumes ...

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Architecture & Cinema

Architecture and design play a fundamental role in cinema, not just through carefully constructed backdrops, either real or fictional; but also, as metaphorical elements that help the viewer to delve into the psyche of ...

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Q&A: Umut Yamac

Umut Yamac is a British architect and designer whose work explores the middle ground between architecture and light. Taking his inspiration from nature, his work is defined by rigorous craftsmanship and a meticulous ...

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Stories Behind: Africa

Africa is a sculptural reinterpretation of the traditional work lamp. Designed by Francisco Gómez Paz, the collection combines richness of form with high performance lighting capabilities. Born from the idea ...

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Stories Behind: The Class Collection

Crafted with attention to detail, Class by Sebastian Herkner features a robust shaft that gracefully curves to embrace a fluted cylindrical diffuser, adding a touch of industrial aesthetic and captivating with its presence. Whether ...

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Stories Behind: The Dama Collection

According to Constantin Brancusi, “simplicity is nothing more than resolved complexity.” It is with this philosophy that Ludovica+Roberto Palomba decided to strip the traditional Abat-Jour lamp down to its bare ...

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Q&A: Ludovica Serafini & Roberto Palomba

Ludovica Serafini and Roberto Palomba founded their studio Palomba Serafini Associati in Milan in 1994. Their partnership is characterised by a shared vision that unites architecture and design; a vision oriented towards observation ...