Glowing Bronze Banana Lamps By Studio Job

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Belgian-based Studio Job created a range of seven glowing banana lamps for The Banana Show, an exhibition exploring the layered meanings held by the popular icon of visual culture. Each light is made from polished bronze base that cradles a mouth-blown glass fruit containing LED lights. Founded in 2010 by Dutch design duo Job Smeets and Nynke Tynagel, Studio Job is renowned for its “neo-gothic” style and often collaborates with the likes of MoMA, the V&A, Bvlgari and Viktor & Rolf. Speaking of the idea behind the exhibition, Smeets stated, “the banana is becoming a monument […] it refers to Andy Warhol – and bananas are the most popular fruit in the world.”

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