AX Ten light years
Dimensions 16.7 cm x 23 cm
Language bilingual Spanish & English
Number of Pages 192
Color pages 122
Black/Wihire pages 70
Estudi Antoni Arola
Raimon Arola, Giovanni Cutolo, Javier Nieto, Anatxu Zabalbeascoa, Sandra Müller, Jordi Tamayo.
This catalogue-book responds to a double need: it is a companion to the exhibition “The light years”, which opened at Sala Vinçon in Barcelona before moving on to Madrid, Valencia, Turin and Milan among other destinations; and illustrates the results of Antoni Arola’s ten years playing with light. That is because (and that is what this book is intended to show) he does not regard lamps as, ere objects when he is crating them, but as opportunities to establish a playful dialog with light.
Every lamp has a story, a reason why, a moment of fertilization. And, above all, each lamp is the result of a creative process that starts from an occasional encounter or an idea that has been resting for a long time in the subconscious, and then gives rise to an object that no only illuminates, but can reflect that something special. An extra something which we aim to capture in the pages of this book, dedicated to a designer who likes “night to look like night”…