Important Design Session 1 /09 December 2007


Piero Gilardi

Scoglio Lunare e di Mare (Blu Oriente)
Italy, 1994
polyurethane foam
60 w × 24 d × 24 h in (152 × 61 × 61 cm)

The large form is interactive and features an amplifier that produces the sound of the ocean crashing on costal rocks when moved. Signed, titled and dated to side: [Blu Oriente Gilardi 94].

literature: The Rock Furniture: Il Design della Gufram Negli Anni del Rock, Mello, pg. 78 illustrates similar example Designed for Delight, Eidelberg et al., pg. 281

estimate: $9,000–12,000

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