Foscarini Havana Floor Lamp designed by Jozeph Forakis
Jozeph Forakis was birthed in New York City. He obtained his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Industrial Design from the Rhode Island School of Design and Masters of Industrial Design from the Domus Academy. His job is acknowledged for it's innovative usage of techniques and products, in addition to for his ongoing examination into the 'behavior' influence of interactive information technologies in product style and in day-to-day objects. The boy of job artists, his social method to layout shows his background in fine art and theater with very early expert encounter featuring set and lighting style for the New York theater market. Various other early experience developed his interest in research-driven design, with work in the US high-technology and biomedical industries.His critical design consulting center jozeph forakis ... style, based in New York and Milan, functions across an assortment of industries with global clients including Epson, Foscarini, Fujitsu, Kikkerland, Normann Copenhagen, LG Electronics, Magis, Samsung, Swarovski, Swatch, Tecno, Yamaha Motors ... among others. From 1999-2002 he was European Design Director for Motorola and led the group in charge of the style of the Motorola V70 cellphone. From 1993-1997 he consulted with the Domus Academy Proving ground (DARC) in Milan, where he developed the award gaining Logitech Cordless Mouseman Pro -- the very first "vertical" mouse.His HAVANA light for Foscarini is in the irreversible collection of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York. Other noteworthy designs consist of the Swatch IRONY Scuba200 watch and the SPECTER lounge chair for Dune NY. He routinely lectures and shows and conferences and institutions worldwide, featuring Domus Academy and Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design. His designs have actually gained several awards and have actually been featured in numerous magazines, featuring "Style Now" (Taschen), "SPOON" (Phaidon) and "International Design Yearbooks " (Laurence King ), and have been presented in several galleries and museums worldwide.In 2004 he was the target of the initial One-Man exhibition ever before organized by ADI (Italian Design Association ) introduced both in Rome and in New York. His employment has manied galleries and galleries worldwide featuring Gallery of Contemporary Art in Chicago and the Tokyo Gas display room in Japan, and was featured in the historical events "Mutant Materials in Contemporary Design " and "Workspheres", both at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).Havana Floor Lamp Prior to the professional Jozeph Forakis had the idea for Havana, the Italian company had actually always made its lights from glass. After the ones liable at Foscarini had actually seen the layout by Forakis, they concurred with the designers to use plastic (polyethylene) as an ideal product.Jozeph Forakis had the concept to generate the light with separate segments so that its design might be shared much more clearly. Design, product and idea soon additionally appealed at the New York Museum of Modern Art and the Havana ended up being component of the permanent event. The Havana floor lamp is also offered in yellow and ice, as well as with a chromed frame and with a dimmer, as an exterior, wall surface or pendant light.Ballo tilet brush Ballo Commode Brush is a various, happy and enjoyable toilet brush, made by Jozeph Forakis. Balance is main to Ballo's layout, it is just what makes its light and lively expression.