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UCCELLO is a chair. The idea comes from a statue: “Bird in Space” from Constantin Brâncuşi.
UCCELLO has two main parts. The red one with two back legs is produced from opaque plastic and the yellow transparent Main Leg which can play optionally a role as a lamp.
The lamp provides an illusion for the visual perception because this simple geometric part does not follow the curved forms of the red part. In this way eyes recognize two parts separately. This phenomenon happens particularly in quite dark places.
Uccello would play an active role in homes, discotheques and gardens but particularly next to private swimming pools as the light resource
POLITECNICO DI MILANO