Design Enrico Franzolini & Vicente Garcia Jimenez, 2005. Methacrylate, lacquered metal. Made in Italy by Foscarini. Big Bang is a unique, sculptural suspension lamp made of intersections of white or colored metacrylate panels with lacquered metal supports. The angles of the panels and clever use of materials allow for a unique and elegant display of light. Big Bang is ideal for any public or private invironment. Enrico Franzolini was born in Udine, Italy where he studied architecture at the University of Venice. In 1972, he was invited to the 36th Biennale exhibition of Decorative Arts in Venice, exhibiting two objects produced by the Livio Seguso glass factory in Murano. In 1978, his first personal exhibition at Plurima gallery in Udine marked the beginning of his interest in minimal architecture. Vicente Garcia Jimenez was born in Valencia, Spain. He graduated in Industrial design at the faculty of Castellon De La Plana. In 2000 he started collaborating with Santa & Cole in Barcelona, developing new lighting and furniture projects. In 2003 he moved to Italy where he met and started collaborating with Enrico franzolini. Available in two sizes in your choice of red or white. 200" max drop version available on request. Big Bang: 37.75" dia. | 23.6" h | 82.7" max drop | cord length: 59" or 92" (LED version) | ceiling rose: 8.6" dia. Requires 1x200W RSC (4 11/16") type T3 or 1x26W GX24q-3 type T4 fluorescent or includes 37, 7W 3000K 3260 lumen LEDs (dimmable) Big Bang XL: 75.1" dia. | 51.2" h | 224" max drop | cord length: 173" | ceiling rose: 8.6" dia. Requires 1x200W RSC (4 11/16") type T3 halogen bulb.