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Marco Bevilacqua

Marco Bevilacqua

Marco Bevilacqua, Rome, 1970

He graduated with honours and with right of publication in Architecture in 1999 at The University of Rome “La Sapienza” and leads since 2002, in the same faculty, research and t eaching in the field of design, in the Department ITHACA Section Arts Design and Technology. PhD in Industrial Design in 2009: Design, Art and New Technologies with a thesis entitled: “The Work of Art in the Age of Technical perfectibility”

Lecturer at the course of Exhibit2, at the Master in Exhibit and Public Design.

Founding Member of Bevilacqua Architects, he works continuously on design applied activities, staging and interior design for companies and private clients, nationally and internationally established, such as Fendi, Ericsson, Telecom, Petroleum Union, Ail, Garnier, Carrefour, K-events and other. Bevilacqua Architects is based in Rome and is composed of young professionals from different fields ranging from architecture to communication. Many of the projects and works of the studio have been published in books and national and international journals, including Octagon, AD, Details, the Ark, Frame, Architectural Record, Gap House, Concept, Casaviva Projects, Rome, Living Roome, and also obtained awards in national and international competitions. Bevilacqua Architects collaborates with galleries, studios and artists internationally renown such as Dimore Gallery, Galleria O, Fernando and Humberto Campana and Maurizio Mochetti.

The work.
Design approach: the perfectibility of the work.

Today’s dichotomy between countless languages and no language reveals the need to recover and reinterpret the excellence of Italian design tradition.

The experiment was to reinterpret today some hallmarks of the work of Gio Ponti, Pietro Chiesa and Max Ingrand for Fontana Arte, using the most advanced technologies currently available, as well as rethink the compositional approach in a process of “perfectibility of the work ” that tends to exalt the idea. In the construction, wanting to give new impetus to the high quality Italian craftsmanship, individual materials are rethought, enhancing their quality through manufacturing techniques: from traditional system of neon lighting, to high efficiency LED; from welded brass structure to aluminium foil cut with CNC machines; from the original assembly with fixing pins to bonding systems, made possible thanks to the new processing of glass that, likewise, has made it possible to rethink the size of the same.

Mod. Caio
Coffee Table
The idea of the coffee table is inspired by the design project “Un art Autre” for Fendi, in 2013. The two overlapping crystal shelves reveal the reflections on the two curved brass elements. This work of art is summarized by forming light sculptures through the creative way of using brass and glass.

2013
Curved Brass and Mirror Glass
Edition 24+1 A.P.

Versions
Small Table: Diameter 65 cm, H 50 cm, 2 glass shelves
Large Table: Diameter 100 cm, H45 cm

Mod. Tacito
Floor & Wall Lamps
The applique and the floor lamp, are composed of two layers of mirror brass and curved glass, fixed by brass pins and spacers. A shaft of light is transmitted along the crystal cut reflecting on the surfaces of brass.

2015
Mirror Brass, Curved Crystal glass
Strip Led
Edition: Edition 10 +1 A.P.

Floor lamp dim: H 150cm Diam. 22 cm
Wall lamp dim: H 60cm Diam. 12 cm

Scipioni
Wall Lamp
The conceptual approach is the reinterpretation of the Gio Ponti pair of wall lights, from The Palazzo Gallini, in Voghera, in 1956.
The curved brass allows to enjoy the LED light reflections like a stylized fire.

2016
Curved Brass
Linestra led

Dim: H 60 cm, Diameter 10 cm