Goutte

by DE MAJO

The key figure of the new DE MAJO spring/summer advertising campaign is “Goutte”. Inspiring the designer is a picturesque and dreamy Paris, enveloped in its warm and passionate summer, surprised by the unexpected ephemeral spattering of light rain usual to the season. Just so, fresh and romantic, th

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Product Name
Goutte
Architect
DE MAJO

Product Type

Interior Lighting
Ceiling Lamps and Pendants

The key figure of the new DE MAJO spring/summer advertising campaign is “Goutte”. Inspiring the designer is a picturesque and dreamy Paris, enveloped in its warm and passionate summer, surprised by the unexpected ephemeral spattering of light rain usual to the season. Just so, fresh and romantic, the midsummer rain is perfectly interpreted by “Goutte”. That delicate and soft rain with its thousands of shadings, at times surprising and distracting, but also able to win a smile – we all have a tale to tell, set against the background of a mid-summer’s rain. “It was a late-June afternoon and I happened to be in Paris: I remember the sun being already low on the horizon when, suddenly, it began to rain. I took shelter in a coffee bar, ordering a cappuccino. To tell the truth, I had for some time been mulling over the idea of designing a new chandelier. The sight of that sunlight filtering through the raindrops absolutely fired my imagination: I wanted to freeze them in that instant, capture them.“ - Nicola Grandesso recounted.


This chandelier is dedicated to dreamers, to all those that let themselves be carried away by the infinite romantic suggestiveness of mid-summer rain. “Goutte” is in fact totally covered by a cascade of crystal drops in three different sizes, an absolute symphony composed of 350 drops. “The nuance typical of cappuccino was studied at length, until the shade I had in mind was finally reached” - explained Nicola Grandesso.


“Goutte” enchants us with a sober approach and soft feminine curves, elegance and simplicity combined with the great mastery of mouth-blown glass. The imposing cappuccino shaded central piece develops around a chrome-plated metal structure with 24 lights and the finest white silk shades, spanning a 120 cm diameter. Timeless elegance interpreted by inimitable Murano glass and by its vintage fascination re-interpreted in an aesthetically contemporary and formally balanced key. “Goutte” is not a classical chandelier per-se, but is part of the DE MAJO great classics.

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