A gravity-defying lamp, with its visual disconnect between the base and shade. A reference to its author's architectural principles, where slim, elegant pillars support large and heavy ceilings in an almost impossible lift.
Italian architect, sculptor and designer Angelo Mangiarotti is quoted to have said, ”Happiness comes from honesty”.
A quote that hints to his overall design approach rooted in the firm belief that architecture was a practical discipline and that industrial design was an expression of fine craftsmanship. He wanted each individual material to be respected and to be used in an appropriate and honest way.
Karakter is a Danish design company founded on a spirit of exploration and an uncompromising attitude towards quality.
Rooted in the Scandinavian design tradition with an international outlook, Karakter presents a portfolio of furniture, lighting and objects that is relevant, honest, expressive and sometimes playful.
Aspiring to build an enduring legacy, Karakter works with contemporary designers presents works by the masters like Joe Colombo and Angelo Mangiarotti.