Happiness is a hot gun

Some love it, some hate it, but we have all expressed an opinion.
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Guns by Philippe Starck


This was probably the intention behind Philippe Starck's Guns lamps: involving people to think, encourage individuals to face hard and unglamorous arguments such as violence and death. 

He has done it with the tools he knows better: irony, provocation, design. 

The aluminium die cast replica of a Kalashnikov plated with 18 carat gold, a black paper diffuser and the base that writes Hapiness is a hot gun. An icon of modern violence enriched with a precious metal, brought to you by the most prolific designer and a high-class Italian company, a very sad sign of our times or an ironic one, depends on the viewer.


Guns by Philippe Starck


Guns 

Designer: Philippe Starck
Company: Flos
Year: 2005
Materials: die cast aluminium plated with 18 carat gold
 

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