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97/192/2 Electric light fitting prototype, 'Bernini lights up', Tyvek/ metal / polypropylene, designed and made by Ruth McDermott and Rina Bernabei, Ovo Design, Australia, 1996
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Electric light fitting prototype, 'Bernini lights up', Tyvek/ metal / polypropylene, designed and made by Ruth McDermott and Rina Bernabei, Ovo Design, Australia, 1996
Designed by Ruth McDermott and Rina Bernabei as an entry in the 1996 International Design Resource Award competition held in Seattle, USA

A prototype made by Ruth McDermott and Rina Bernabei to be photographed as their entry in the 1996 International Design Resource Award competition

Designed and made in 1996
Photographed for entry into the 1996 International Design Resource Award competition and then used as the pre-production prototype of the 'Bernini lights up' light fitting

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Description
Electric light fitting prototype, 'Bernini lights up', Tyvek/metal/polypropylene, designed and made by Ruth McDermott and Rina Bernabei, Ovo Design, Sydney, 1996.

(-1)Light fitting (prototype) made up of steel rods and plastic hoops which form a conical (internal) frame onto which white Tyvek (HDPE or high density polyethylene with 25% recycled content) fabric is secured in strips. A separate fabric flounce and ruched fabric 'flowers' are attached to the bottom of the frame.
(-2)Piece of production pattern, heavy trace paper.

Made: McDermott, Ruth; ; 1996

: Bernabei, Rina;

: Ovo Design;

: McDermott, Ruth;
97/192/2
Production date
1996
Height
1250 mm
Diameter
900 mm

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Acquisition credit line
Purchased 1997
Subjects
+ Industrial design
+ Ecodesign
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Concise link back to this object: http://from.ph/156800
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{{cite web |url=http://from.ph/156800 |title=97/192/2 Electric light fitting prototype, 'Bernini lights up', Tyvek/ metal / polypropylene, designed and made by Ruth McDermott and Rina Bernabei, Ovo Design, Australia, 1996 |author=Powerhouse Museum |accessdate=3 September 2014 |publisher=Powerhouse Museum, Australia}}


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