Michele Mamprin-Lap Lamp

At Design Interviews

Interview with Michele Mamprin : Frank Scott: What is the main principle, idea and inspiration behind your design?. Michele Mamprin : The main idea was to create a light device that use only renewable energy. .Frank Scott: What has been your main focus in designing this work? Especially what did you want to achieve?. Michele Mamprin : The main goal was to create something that is beautiful and functional at the same time and that respects the constraints of the brief. .Frank Scott: What are your future plans for this award winning design?. Michele Mamprin : Future plans are to finish school and continue to participate in other prestigious competitions believing that this is only the first of many victories. .Frank Scott: How long did it take you to design this particular concept?. Michele Mamprin : The project was designed and realized in a month. .Frank Scott: Why did you design this particular concept? Was this design commissioned or did you decide to pursuit an inspiration?. Michele Mamprin : We were asked to design a light device for Diogene, the minimal house designed by architect Renzo Piano, during the course taught by Carlotta de Bevilacqua at Politecnico di Milano. .Frank Scott: Is your design being produced or used by another company, or do you plan to sell or lease the production rights or do you intent to produce your work yourself?. Michele Mamprin : For now it is still a concept, I hope to find a way to get it produced. .Frank Scott: Where there any other designs and/or designers that helped the influence the design of your work?. Michele Mamprin : I was very inspired by the lamp "Gibigiana" by Achille Castiglioni for Flos and the lamp "Objective" by Jean Nouvel for Artemide. .Frank Scott: What sets this design apart from other similar or resembling concepts?. Michele Mamprin : The use of an environmentally friendly technology applied to a lamp directable and transportable. .Frank Scott: How did you come up with the name for this design? What does it mean?. Michele Mamprin : The object name is derived from the rotary movement of its upper part around a fixed axis. For this reason, Lap. .Frank Scott: Which design tools did you use when you were working on this project?. Michele Mamprin : Tools for 3D modeling, rendering and video editing software and a series of study models both dimensional and functional. .Frank Scott: What is the most unique aspect of your design?. Michele Mamprin : The possibility to take it with you anywhere and the possibility to use it in various ways using only water and salt to feed. .Frank Scott: Who did you collaborate with for this design? Did you work with people with technical / specialized skills?. Michele Mamprin : I worked with two of my classmates study: Carlotta Tettamanti and Serena Martelli. .Frank Scott: What is the role of technology in this particular design?. Michele Mamprin : The role of technology in this project is crucial, we were confronted with a very salient issue in these times and we had to search a lot of information and do many tests before arriving at the desired result. .Frank Scott: Is your design influenced by data or analytical research in any way? What kind of research did you conduct for making this design?. Michele Mamprin : A specific research into the technologies available for the use of renewable energy sources. .Frank Scott: What are some of the challenges you faced during the design/realization of your concept?. Michele Mamprin : Finding suitable components to meet the needs of the hypothetical users. .Frank Scott: How did you decide to submit your design to an international design competition?. Michele Mamprin : In order to test and compare with other designers in a very important competition. .

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