Edison’s Nightmare is a salute to Edison’s* light bulb.
A salute to a dream that changed forever the way we live, taking from sleep hours the time to read and write.
It is about a classic light bulb nailed on the wall. Like a piece of art.
Simplicity is expressed with the gesture of hanging.
Nailing a lamp simplify immortalise an idea that changed the world.
At the same time is a violent and symbolic sign that stings our sense of responsibility towards the possibilities to live in the future.
Is the quotation of a symbol to a new life in the cultural transition where progress is about conservation of the past.
Harry Thaler’s work explores the world through reinvented objects and juxtapositions with a surprising and charming elegance. His elaborate designs are built on a foundation of traditional techniques and high quality craftsmanship creating a sensation of timelessness in his work. Harry’s background as a goldsmith and craftsman has a strong effect on his design process. Therefore... More