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Vanitas

by Superstudio

Vanitas

by Superstudio

VANITAS
Small mirror and photo holder designed by Superstudio

Vanitas is part of a series of small mirrors and a photo holder by Superstudio. The series began with the idea of using scraps from the processing of marble. An operation of bricolage, rather than creation, as the Florence—based group stated at the time. Careful milling of the irregular marble piece makes it become the precious support for a mirror and for two sheets of methacrylate to use as a photo frame. Ofelia, Spera and Vanitas, ahead of their time, represent a project of transformation capable of granting a new, refined aesthetic to industrial scrap.

 

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year
1968

typology
small mirror and photo holder

dimension
20[l] x 7[w] x 25[h] cm

materials
photo holder panels plexiglas
mirror acrylic mirror
base marble

colours
opaque panel white
transparent panel fluorescent orange/magenta
base Rosso Francia or Nero Marquina

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2016 International Salone del Mobile, Milan Superstudio 50, MAXXI, Rome 2017 Superstudio – Mobili 1966-2016, Ungers Archiv für Architekturwissenschaft Köln