Object of desire

1st February, 2015
Object of desire
Edison by Davide Groppi

2015 is the International Year of Light. This marks the 50th anniversary of the discovery of the laser, the 100th anniversary of Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity, and the 1,000th anniversary of The Book of Optics by Muslim scientist Ibn al-Haytham, whose understanding of vision and light laid the foundations for modern optics.

What better purchase than this cutting-edge lamp by Italian designer Davide Groppi, seen in a recent Dublin exhibition and entitled Edison?...

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