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Delicate Eggshell-Like Lights

These Lights are Made Using a Balloon Sculpture Technique

— July 18, 2013 — Art & Design
These balloon sculpture lights by Davide G. Aquini are created like paper mache crafts. 'The Fragiles' series is made from stucco and cement, creating delicate eggshell-like sculptures. These materials are applied directly to the surface of a blown-up balloon, which is popped or deflated after the stucco or cement has hardened.

Due to the way these pieces are sculpted, each one is completely unique and includes its own imperfections. In addition to their fragility, the rough edges of the sculptures give them even more egg-like traits.

The balloon-made sculptures are set into wire frames that serve to two purposes: to protect the delicate shell form and provides support for the LED light inside. These open-frame pieces showcase the forms of the egg-like lights beautifully.
Trend Themes
1. Balloon Sculpture Lights - The unique process of creating lights using a balloon sculpture technique opens opportunities for innovative lighting designs.
2. Egg-like Sculptures - The delicate and eggshell-like sculptures create opportunities for decorative and artistic home decor products.
3. Open-frame Designs - The use of wire frames in creating the lights opens opportunities for creative and customizable lighting fixtures.
Industry Implications
1. Lighting - The innovation in balloon sculpture lights presents a disruptive opportunity for the lighting industry to explore new design possibilities.
2. Home Decor - The delicate and egg-like sculptures can be incorporated into the home decor industry, offering unique and artistic decor options.
3. Art and Sculpture - The balloon sculpture technique used in creating these lights can be applied to the art and sculpture industry, inspiring new artistic creations.
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