Gallery: Nice Ball: Quirky Lamp Made from 80 Doll Sized Iconic Vitra Ch...


It’s clear that Germany’s iconic Vitra Design Museum has a big fan. Italian designer Paola Pivi has paid homage to the museum’s collection by turning some its most iconic pieces into “Nice Ball,” a pendant lamp constructed of  an “explosion” of model furniture. The 80 miniature chairs, tables and consoles that were used are modeled after actual pieces in the museum’s permanent collection, and are sold as trinkets in Vitra’s museum shop. When Nice Ball is illuminated, the shadows cast on the walls fill the room with silhouettes of the Vitra’s collection!

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