Vader, created by Luca Nichetto for David Design was launched at this month's Stockholm Furniture Fair. The image above is a bit enigmatic, so here is a clearer view: Luca Nichetto has form! He has designed several lights for Foscarini, including the iconic O-Space.
He is from Venice, where he studed for a degree in Industrial design. His first projects were in Murano glass for Salviati in 1999, the year in which he also began his collaboration with Foscarini. Vader is ceramic, but its rounded forms echo what can be done with blown glass.
It doesn't look like it casts much light:
but it does: