Lumimóza

Crafted, layered porcelain lamp

The project

Lumimóza, a handcrafted, unique, tradeable porcelain lamp.

THE CHALLENGE
Europe’s porcelain industry is an artesanal industry that faces stiff comvpetition from plastic materials. Being a sustainable product with a long tradition of expertise, the sector needs to reinvent itself and seek new products and markets.

Porcelain is a fireproof, electric shock protected material with a fine vintage feeling. It could bring back the crafted value not only in to the modern buildings, but it could complete the aesthetics of the historic building interiors as well.

THE SOLUTION
The Project aims at developing a new translucent layered porcelain material, for use in lighting.
The material is suitable to form aesthetically delightfull detailed, costumizable craft works.
In order to form a complete lamp, there is need for a suspension assembly and sustainable well-designed packaging, that protects against breakage during transportation.
The idea is to develop a layered, patterned structure out of porcelain and apply to lamp production. The partners will work on designing laser cuttable patterns, assembly and hemp packaging for the lamp.
The use of technology will introduce a novel approach to a craft industry to create a unique look combined with a contemporary design.

LUMIMÓZA (Hungary)

Edina Andrási is currently working on studio ceramics. Her main profile is the creation of fine porcelain lamps and lightsculptures with a special technique that involves paper and highly translucent porcelain. She has a master’s degree in product design. Her small scale output of functional and sculptural works are regularly exhibited in Hungary and abroad.

TM DEVOHOME (Ukraine)

The Devo home company grows and processes industrial hemp in Ukraine. Their products include home textiles, blankets, clothes, hemp fillers and even hemp fur. Their raw and unprocessed hemp materials as well as fabrics and waist materials can be applied as a sustainable packing medium for Lumimóza porcelain lamps.

STORYTELLING

THE IDEA:

I am the type of designer who likes to indulge in ceramic materials. The mysterious translucency of the porcelain led me to a series of experiments with this property. To facilitate working with this non elastic material I came up with the idea of mixing cellulose to porcelain, in such a way where the structure of the paper is visible and enables the formation of ornaments. All these experiments were simultaneous and parallel with my life situation of early motherhood. I was building very thin and fragile porcelain shapes when I myself felt very vulnerable as well. The experience of working with this method led me to the idea of designing lamps with this technique.

THE BIRTH OF THE PROJECT:

In Europe we are surrounded by artifacts from the golden ages of craftsmanship. Historical buildings and especially the Art Nouveau heritage from Budapest gave me a lot of inspiration. This is the aesthetic I would like to smuggle back into our interiors in a contemporary form. The goal is to make products that bring back the value of craft into our lives. Working with our hands and making beautiful objects can be a joyful, liberating and stress free type of work. Crafted products bring pleasure for both the crafter and the user. I think the work of man’s hands can make our environment more human and lovable.

THE CREATIVE PROCESS:

When I designed the patterns of the lamp I was using organic shapes from nature. When figuring out the pattern It was necessary to find the appropriate ratio of thickness and number of layers, at which point the material still remained transparent while not being fragile. It was interesting to combine manual work and digital technology. I left the creative parts for the hands, while the monotonic or precision parts were done by laser cutting and CNC milling.

THE COLLABORATION:

When I came up with the concept of the lamp, I also had to think of its transportation. I realized that I will need a big amount of anti fracture material. In the old days ceramicware was packed in straw. Keeping in mind sustainability, I thought it would correlate nicely with this tradition if I used some kind of natural fibrous material. This is how I found the DevoHome company who provides hemp fibres for me. Since they produce home textiles as well, it was obvious for us that they can also make an elegant protective bag for the lamp.

THE FUTURE:

Lumimóza lamp has the potential to be a limited object for special applications and for a niche and high-spending market. Its technology is mature and tested. Lumimóza brings novelty into the craft, unique look and contemporary design. This product can change the porcelain production approach, with an important market orientation. For the success of the product there is a need for appropriate distributors, sales channels and for a manufactory that is open for innovation and adaptation to new production technologies. My own production capacity needs to be supported with investments or pre-orders. Since the lamp is made by hand, every step of the manufacturing process is controlled. It is very easy to change the character, the silhouette, the layers that form the pattern. An important advantage of the crafted product is that it is customizable. Potential clients who appreciate this, will be really satisfied.

THE MESSAGE:

The Worth Partnership Project helped us to think purposefully about our work and to set a goal. The collaboration with my partner added extra values to my project as sustainability and practicality.

PARTNERSHIP PROJECTS

The vase

The vase

Lumimóza

Lumimóza

3D metal panels

3D metal panels

Thinking Woman’s Chair

Thinking Woman’s Chair

Aeras-x Seat for Drone Taxis

Aeras-x Seat for Drone Taxis

The Vegan Sheep

The Vegan Sheep

Loom-State

Loom-State

Common Sands 2.0

Common Sands 2.0

Maretech

Maretech

Minois

Minois

STEM a garment production brand

STEM a garment production brand

Storytelling Garment Project

Storytelling Garment Project

Mapu Preto

Mapu Preto

Minta

Minta

NO/thing

NO/thing

Modifiable Vegan Bag Collection

Modifiable Vegan Bag Collection

In the Circle

In the Circle

Clotho

Clotho

Make Your Bed

Make Your Bed

Vibro-Tactile Textiles

Vibro-Tactile Textiles

LÈBIU – let’s CORK it

LÈBIU – let’s CORK it

WeAr Design

WeAr Design

Freskos

Freskos

ALMA

ALMA

Bubble Façade

Bubble Façade

Crossing Parallels

Crossing Parallels

EnaOna

EnaOna

SEISMIC GARMENT

SEISMIC GARMENT

Rethinking the Bra

Rethinking the Bra

Kinematic handbag by RMATURA

Kinematic handbag by RMATURA

Nova Underwear

Nova Underwear

BioChromatic

BioChromatic

Dimmenso

Dimmenso

Beaggie

Beaggie

Ignorance is Bliss Carpet Collection

Ignorance is Bliss Carpet Collection

WE ARE NOT IN THIS ALONE

WE ARE NOT IN THIS ALONE

H|H

H|H

Vibrant-barrier-free glassware collection

Vibrant-barrier-free glassware collection

Edge Chair

Edge Chair

Marbled Salts

Marbled Salts

Moseanic

Moseanic

Kombucha TSUGI

Kombucha TSUGI

LiLO

LiLO

The Eastern Side of Riviera

The Eastern Side of Riviera

Future Wardrobe

Future Wardrobe

Ventri

Ventri

FreyZein

FreyZein

SILENCIO

SILENCIO

Re-Print Ceramics

Re-Print Ceramics

Vivid

Vivid

A Phyne Bomber Jacket

A Phyne Bomber Jacket

Burning For

Burning For

Circular workwear collection

Circular workwear collection

Recontile

Recontile

Fashion Colada

Fashion Colada

SCALA

SCALA

New Matters

New Matters

Not 2 Forget

Not 2 Forget

Agogic – Be prepared for more

Agogic – Be prepared for more

SMARTCOAT with ETHICS

SMARTCOAT with ETHICS

Mocha Split

Mocha Split

Reframd

Reframd

Zerobarracento

Zerobarracento

ALLCA Disruptive Rugs

ALLCA Disruptive Rugs

Wearable Play

Wearable Play

Wear-Abouts Baltic Sea

Wear-Abouts Baltic Sea

Gelatex x NO/AN

Gelatex x NO/AN

Luxury Bag Collection

Luxury Bag Collection

Amalgama

Amalgama

TTorch

TTorch

From the ground

From the ground

Biolea

Biolea

Ultra

Ultra

Capsule coat project

Capsule coat project

Mayya x WORTH

Mayya x WORTH

The Space in Between

The Space in Between

Rustic Wool Robotuft

Rustic Wool Robotuft

Cartiera & SwIdeas present: Change!

Cartiera & SwIdeas present: Change!

Fish_Fish

Fish_Fish

Common Sands

Common Sands

UCQC Inclusive

UCQC Inclusive

Gabriella Veszpremi X Inpelsa

Gabriella Veszpremi X Inpelsa

Mowo

Mowo

i-Morfé

i-Morfé

Iguaneye

Iguaneye

Ruumy

Ruumy

Fugazi Fugazi

Fugazi Fugazi

Serisole

Serisole

Hi-LAMP

Hi-LAMP

Lucid

Lucid

Senss

Senss

Walkytalkies

Walkytalkies

Sole sustainability

Sole sustainability

A Warm, Light, Luxurious, Sustainable Cloak

A Warm, Light, Luxurious, Sustainable Cloak

Spell My Name

Spell My Name

The “Bib” chair

The “Bib” chair

Materia Bruta

Materia Bruta

Planned Space Pooling

Planned Space Pooling

3D knitwear on demand

3D knitwear on demand

Lit Lace Interface

Lit Lace Interface

iluTex

iluTex

Sukka 

Sukka 

PineSkins Soft Wall Tiles

PineSkins Soft Wall Tiles

Unmoist Raincoat

Unmoist Raincoat

IOT Jacket & Robot

IOT Jacket & Robot

Stars Collection

Stars Collection

Words that shimmer

Words that shimmer

Persona

Persona

PULSAR

PULSAR

Identity 560

Identity 560

Øjenfryd

Øjenfryd

The Ghost Bag

The Ghost Bag

Diluci bags

Diluci bags

M2M furniture (Made 2 Measure Furniture)

M2M furniture (Made 2 Measure Furniture)

Myhand Prosthetic Socket

Myhand Prosthetic Socket

Oceanwear

Oceanwear

t-Studio – 3D fashion design network

t-Studio – 3D fashion design network

Curve

Curve

Multifunctional Textiles

Multifunctional Textiles

Fashion Designing in an Inclusive World

Fashion Designing in an Inclusive World

‘Parameter’ Table

‘Parameter’ Table

Occay

Occay

KICS

KICS

ERGOVI – healthy multiposture chair

ERGOVI – healthy multiposture chair

PreemieCme

PreemieCme

Circular Bags

Circular Bags

Clayer

Clayer

Lulu V2

Lulu V2

Fishskinlab

Fishskinlab

Dynaback

Dynaback

Esther Hates PVC

Esther Hates PVC

Gardin

Gardin

Foldable High Heels

Foldable High Heels

Sustainable Acoustic Panels

Sustainable Acoustic Panels

Edbora Collection

Edbora Collection

Smart Heated Vest

Smart Heated Vest

ACDL Artisan Chausseur Design Lab

ACDL Artisan Chausseur Design Lab

Smart Life Jacket In Watersport

Smart Life Jacket In Watersport

Fragments Garments

Fragments Garments

Hollow: A Lie Story

Hollow: A Lie Story

FWN: Family Wear Nature

FWN: Family Wear Nature

Himaero “The Emotional Jewel”

Himaero “The Emotional Jewel”

Spellbound

Spellbound

Wear Pure

Wear Pure

Connextyle

Connextyle

Unlimited in 1

Unlimited in 1

Paramatrix

Paramatrix

Feel More Knitwear

Feel More Knitwear

Skarabeos 2

Skarabeos 2

Twill

Twill

Fashionable Wearable Camera Accessory

Fashionable Wearable Camera Accessory

‘Margarete’ – Cork Task Chair

‘Margarete’ – Cork Task Chair