NEWS: Foscarini BeHive Lamp Wins Red Dot Award

Werner Aisslinger with his Behive for Foscarini

 

Werner Aisslinger‘s collaboration with Foscarini has won him yet another Red Dot Award – an award he’s one several times over the last 1o years.

Foscarini’s BeHive wins for its sculptural quality and innovation. As described on Aisslinger’s site:

 “The appealing volume of Behive is the result of the overlapping of a sequence of rings in successively larger sizes. Deceptively simple and regular in appearance, the rings of Behive are the result of a highly complex collaborative engineering process and materials research for which Foscarini is so well known.”

Through some creative designing, the light source cannot be seen through the slits of the BeHive from any given angle and its warm, generous luminosity and familiar shape make it a flexible piece, fitting for a number of surroundings.

Watch Foscarini’s video with Aisslinger in his studio, below, discussing his inspiration and process for the BeHive. He explains that its simplicity is rather deceptive as a lot of creative engineering had to go into producing its seamlessness.

Congratulations to both Foscarini and Aisslinger!


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2 responses to “NEWS: Foscarini BeHive Lamp Wins Red Dot Award

  1. create_jonathan

    wow. fascinating design. it’s cool to see how much thought goes into the design. i’d love to see some of the runner-ups for the red dot award.

    • They have a very incredible line up of products that get submitted, particularly for their Conceptual category. Check it out on their website. It is very interesting to see the types of lights that win the competition.

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