See How Artisans in the Italian Alps Make This High-Design Concrete Lamp

See How Artisans in the Italian Alps Make This High-Design Concrete Lamp

By Lindsay J. Warner
A daunting lighting design pushes a seasoned Italian craftsman to rethink the limits of concrete.

Two short, quickly scribbled words nearly put an end to the Aplomb before the hanging lamp even reached the prototype stage: "Non fare." Italian shorthand for, "It cannot be done."

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