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97/192/1 Electric light fitting, 'Bernini lights up', Tyvek / polypropylene / metal, designed by Ruth McDermott and Rina Bernabei, Ovo Design, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1996
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Object statement
Electric light fitting, 'Bernini lights up', Tyvek / polypropylene / metal, designed by Ruth McDermott and Rina Bernabei, Ovo Design, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1996
Designed by Ruth McDermott in partnership with Rina Bernabei in 1996 as an entry into the International Design Resource Awards competition in the same year.

Parts are manufactured at different locations throughout Sydney and supplied to Ovo Design for packing and distribution.

Designed 1996, manufactured 1997
Publicity material details the distributor as Anibou, a boutique furniture shop in Redfern.

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Description
Electric light fitting in box, 'Bernini lights up', Tyvek / polypropylene / metal, designed by Ruth McDermott and Rina Bernabei, Ovo Design, Sydney, New South Wales, 1996

Parts for assembling a complete 'Bernini lights up' electric light fitting. These include the parts to assemble the internal frame (6 metal spokes, hard plastic hoop and 4 larger plastic strips), outer cladding (large 'bag', rosettes sealed into 3 plastic bags, strips of tyvek), and electrical components (lampholder, wiring, 26W fluorescent light bulb and paper instructions, sealed in plastic bag), (-2)a guide video and a (-3)promotional leaflet.

Made: McDermott, Ruth; Paddington, New South Wales; 1996

: Bernabei, Rina; Paddington, New South Wales

: Ovo Design; Paddington, New South Wales


Owned: Anibou; Redfern, New South Wales
97/192/1
Production date
1996
Height
950 mm
Diameter
800 mm

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Acquisition credit line
Purchased 1997
Subjects
+ Interior design
+ Industrial design
+ Ecodesign
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