Unique and eye-catching, Materialinnovativi’s Bright Woods’ collection of illuminated chairs and coffee tables are sure to capture your attention with their engaging glow. We discovered this charming collection of furniture at Milan Design Week, and we’re enamored with the unique aesthetic that’s equal parts alien nation and woodland tranquility. These radiant pieces, made from wood and natural resin strips, were designed by Giancarlo Zema for Materialinnovativi and are currently on display at the Design in Nature exhibition in the Triennale Design Museum as part of the Milan Furniture Fair.


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For a combination of natural materials – wood and resin – the Bright Woods offer a vision of futuristic style as they glow in the dark. However, the natural curves of the objects reflect the aim of Giancarlo Zema in finding inspiration for his designs through nature. With a mix of natural beauty and illuminated resin layers flashing a number of different colors including pink, orange, purple and white, this collection becomes the perfect addition to any indoor or outdoor space.  

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