Design: BOOOM light in 24 carat gold by Marc de Groot
24 Carat gold master piece
Marc de Groot is a famous name in the world of design and interior. Specially for the Masters of LXRY Marc created the BOOOM light in 24 carat cold. Inspired by the munitions industry, and stands for tension and attraction. Completely manually made from pure materials and composed of an ingenious square based pattern folded together to a beautiful sphere. This beautiful master-peace got a lot of attention at the fair.
The stand on the Masters of LXRY fair, was not only showing the golden BOOOM but also the BOOOM in different versions. The Helix light was also present in various models and also very impressive. The design of the Helix is based on a Formula first conceived by the medieval mathematician Fibonacci.
Not only the BOOOM and Helix light are genius designs made by Marc, there is also the Hilow light an earlier design, an elegant designs with an amazing functionality. And got selected for the Dutch Design Price in 2003. And the ‘Glow’ ligth. Winner Best of The Best 100% Design, Selected Dutch Design prizes 2006
Marc’s furniture designs are also a statement of quality and got also a lot of attention from the design world. So was ‘The Seat’ and the ‘Buddha’ featured in Tom Dixxon International DesignYearbook in 2004 and ‘The Cupboard’ nominated in the IDNY 2000 Michele de Lucci International DesignYearbook.
No surprise, this success it seems, knowing that all Marc’s designs are “Smart products based on innovative thinking and intelligent design. Created by a new approach, Marc is always searching for new angles, and with result! His designs are clever and even more, the perfect product for your home.
Marc de Groot: “Good design is different than anything that is already there. In my designs you’ll find simplicity and powerful lines back. Combining this with functionality, you really get something new.”