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Axolight presents Bul-Bo

Designed by the Gabetti e Isola studio for the Olivetti Residential Center, 50 years after its first edition the iconic lamp comes back to life

In collaboration with Elle Decor Italia, the Order of Architects and the Foundation for Architecture / Turin, the new Bul-Bo lamp by Axolight, designed by Gabetti and Isola, will be presented on the 9th of June


Main speakers of the event:

Aimaro Isola, Professor Emeritus, Professor of Architectural Design. Founder, with Roberto Gabetti, of the Gabetti & Isola studio

Guido Drocco, Architect and designer, former Professor of Architectural Design and co-author and co-designer of the Gabetti & Isola studio

Livia Peraldo, Editor in Chief of Elle Decor


June 9, 2021, 10 am EST

Turin, Palazzo della Luce

to participate online click here*

𝘈𝘐𝘈 𝘤𝘰𝘯𝘵𝘪𝘯𝘶𝘦𝘴 𝘦𝘥𝘶𝘤𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘰𝘯𝘦 𝘭𝘦𝘢𝘳𝘯𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘶𝘯𝘪𝘵 𝘸𝘪𝘭𝘭 𝘣𝘦 𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘷𝘪𝘥𝘦𝘥 𝘶𝘱𝘰𝘯 𝘱𝘢𝘳𝘵𝘪𝘤𝘪𝘱𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯.

*𝘞𝘩𝘦𝘯 𝘳𝘦𝘨𝘪𝘴𝘵𝘦𝘳𝘪𝘯𝘨, 𝘱𝘭𝘦𝘢𝘴𝘦 𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘷𝘪𝘥𝘦 𝘺𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘈𝘐𝘈 𝘯𝘶𝘮𝘣𝘦𝘳 𝘵𝘰 𝘦𝘯𝘴𝘶𝘳𝘦 𝘤𝘳𝘦𝘥𝘪𝘵 𝘪𝘴 𝘳𝘦𝘤𝘰𝘳𝘥𝘦𝘥.


Learning Objectives:

The Turin Style: A Look Back at the Mid-Century Italian Architecture of Gabetti and Isola


Learning Objective 1:

Understand the context in which the designers worked, and in particular the influence of Adriano Olivetti

Learning Objective 2:

Using the unique lighting fixture designed by Gabetti and Isola for this project, find the link between architecture and fixture design

Learning Objective 3:

Examine the cultural value of historical pieces by great masters of the past for a modern audience

Learning Objective 4:

Discuss technological changes since the Olivetti project and how they do, and do not, impact a reassessment of the older design

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