Pastel-coloured upholstery foam is cut into geometric totems to form a series of floor lights, created by Barcelona designer Max Enrich to contrast with the organic architecture of Antoni Gaudi.
Simply called Totem, the collection encompassing five lamps was commissioned as a homage to Gaudi’s Casa Batlló as the building remains closed to the public due to the coronavirus pandemic.
“I was invited to create a project for these weird times, as the house is shut down,” Enrich told Dezeen.
“I was considering a few ideas until I got there. The place is magnificent and its details and forms are imposing so I was considering projects that blend in with this space,” he continued.
“But I realised I was doing it wrong. It wasn’t about competing with the house but rather about creating an opposite: non-integration.”… Read more