The Babylon lamp takes its architectural silhouette from the skyscraper at '56 Leonard' in New York City, designed by the distinguished architects Herzog and de Meuron.
Babel LampNicolas Aubagnac
A tribute to the mythical architecture of humanity, the Babel lamp stretches out as if reaching for the heavens.
The stepped levels of the base formed from truncated cylinders seem to be arranged haphazardly, evoking a chaotic divine retribution. They offer a striking contrast to the power and solidity of the solid bronze.
This work reflects the artist’s attraction to the universal forms of ancient architecture.
The Samson console table conforms to the fundamental rules of the repetition of geometrical shapes, both simple and architectural, so dear to the designer's heart.
The Stella lamp was created as a tribute to Luca Pacioli di Borgo, a Renaissance mathematician known for writing the 'Divina Proportione' printed in 1509.
With its characteristic soft, svelte shape, this shagreen model is one of the latest variations on the Séti lamp first created in 2000.
Nicolas Aubagnac is here inspired by the particular geometric shape of the famous engraving "Melancolia" by the artist Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528).