Mónica Pinto receives prestigious Silver Award at A’Design Awards & Competition
Mónica Pinto de Almeida, the soul and designer behind the brand Mokki, creates pieces with passion, emotion and color. The award winning LORCA ceiling lamp brings a sculptural note to any space, it is a thin vertical rectangular line It is a thin vertical rectangular line coming straight from the ceiling, displaying an excerpt of poetry along this line. The poem embraces the entire piece, creating a perfect reading and bringing into focus the fundamental characteristic that distinguishes this unique piece. The lamp is entirely made of iron, naturally oxidized and with a matte finish. The light point incorporated in the end of the body provides a localized lighting effect localized lighting effect where needed. Through poetry, the designer wanted to create a dialogue between forms, textures, and the viewer, integrating matter and light.
LORCA, ceiling lamp The artist-designer Mónica Pinto creates her own brand MOKKI Design, where her memories are an integral part of her imaginary. The duality of her Portuguese and Spanish heritage is always present in present in her work. Moving away from the mainstream of design trends to focus on the cohesion of humanity and technology within Design, where his own words “Every line is the beginning of a story”.
The creation of this design reflects a mix of inspirations that are always close to the designer and his journey. Everything that is purest and most intimate to her, is later translated into the creations she makes. Literature is one of her great passions along with art and architecture. Through poetry she wanted to create a dialogue, between words, shapes, textures and the viewer. An interactive, emotional connection between the deepest deepest intimacy and the goal of the piece. The poem by Federico Garcia Lorca embraces the verticality of this lamp ending with a focus light. Federico García Lorca (1898-1936) is one of the most important Spanish poets and playwright of the 20th century. LORCA is a ceiling lamp that brings a sculptural note sculptural note to any space, as well as a human interaction through her poem, she explores the human experience beyond the visual. The Lorca ceiling lamp is produced in a limited edition of 10 pieces for each chosen literary author. This lamp is designed to be customizable in height, on request, to best fit all interiors.
About Mokki Mokki is a lighting design studio and author pieces with an identity marked by the personal and multicultural path of its designer, where her artistic background blends with her sensory universe, thus creating an innovative and sculptural design, where each line is the beginning of a story, where her passions and emotions are translated into pieces of conceptual and architectural language.
Mónica, together with her partner and mother, Nazaré, believes that art is the purest form of human experience human experience, in which the questions, doubts and restlessness of the soul and mind become matter. 2018 saw the international launch of Mokki design at the London’18 design fair, which was followed of more international appearances, partnerships and international awards. Each collection is designed and manufactured sustainably in Portugal, the concept of sustainability is born in the creation of the pieces, each piece is thought and studied to accompany us throughout life, Mokki creates pieces that resist time, paying close attention to materials and their provenance, creates design and not trends, creates sophisticated trends, creates sophisticated pieces that use technology and are centered around the human experience. A Mokki’s philosophy is to convey art and emotions at all times.
The Silver A’ Design Award & Competition
The Silver A’ Design Award is a prestigious prize given to the best 5% percentile designs that has achieved an exemplary level of design excellence. Nominations for the Lighting Design Awards “A” are peer-reviewed and judged anonymously by a large panel of jurors of prominent academics, influential members of the press, and established professionals. The lighting designs nominated are voted on based on predetermined evaluation criteria to highlight only the best lighting design works. In addition to reaching the best international media, the A’ Lighting international media, A’ Lighting Design Award winners are listed in the World Design Rankings (worlddesignrankings.com), are featured on the Design Classification platform (designclassifications.com) and are featured on DesignMag.org which lists the best designs from all countries in all disciplines. About the A’ Lighting Design Awards & Competition A’ Lighting Design Award aims to highlight the outstanding qualifications of the best lighting designs and the greatest lighting design concepts worldwide. The A’ Design Accolades are organized and awarded annually and internationally in multiple categories to reach a broad, design-oriented audience. The ultimate goal of the A’ Lighting Design Competition is to create a global awareness for good design. Learn more at: http://www.whatisadesignaward.com