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Lux Pacis by Amarist

Embodying or at least addressing the current socio-political climate, Lux Pacis by Spanish collective Amarist is a symbolic lamp offering a ‘beam of hope,’ an inverted reference to a war missile. Light...
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Embodying or at least addressing the current socio-political climate, Lux Pacis by Spanish collective Amarist is a symbolic lamp offering a ‘beam of hope,’ an inverted reference to a war missile. Light itself has long been a emblem for optimism. Custom designed for Design Days Dubai and represented by Barcelona Design Gallery, this singular work engaged visitors as a translucent white alabaster shel projecting LED light. The material itself drew additional reference to purity and innocence but also societal ruins. A rose is perhaps the best emblem of hope and rebirth. The entire proceeds of its sales will be donated to the World Peace Forum, as a concrete step towards design activism.

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Barcelona Design Gallery, Lux Pacis, detail
Amarist Studio at Design Days Dubai 2016 _ 7
Barcelona Design Gallery, Lux Pacis (2)
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