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    ACRILICO is a lighting stool that uses piezoelectricity as a source of energy. Its characteristic “C” shape has been designed to cause a big num… Read More
    ACRILICO is a lighting stool that uses piezoelectricity as a source of energy. Its characteristic “C” shape has been designed to cause a big number of continuous deformations in the structure, that will be converted by piezoelectric sensors into electricity. The name “Acrilico” is also an homage to Joe Colombo and his “lampada Acrilica”, which uses transparent curved methacrylate to transmit light from the base to the top of the lamp, and diffuse it on the table. The project was realized in the Industrial Design Laboratory during my second year at Politecnico di Milano. The brief given to students was about designing a disruptive and innovative piece of furniture. I decided to work on the experience of sitting itself, trying to conceive a product that would give it a whole new meaning. Read Less
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