Interview with designer Luca Matta (LM), regarding views on design, and for the award-winning design Light Game Light.

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Interview with Luca Matta at Wednesday 25th of April 2012: DI: What is the main principle, idea and inspiration behind your design?
LM : The main principle, idea and inspiration behind my design is an old origame, a brilliant game for children.

DI: What has been your main focus in designing this work? Especially what did you want to achieve?
LM : The main focus in designing this work was to go back a little to be children, and especially to understand what it means to play and enjoy the finer things

DI: What are your future plans for this award winning design?
LM : To cancel the sadness and to grow the group recreation

DI: How long did it take you to design this particular concept?
LM : I asked my children to make up for the paper mock, because I did not remember more, in half an hour we managed to achieve it, and one day I managed to implement it and turn it into a lamp.

DI: What made you design this particular type of work?
LM : Old memories, emotions and imagination are the triggers of this project

DI: What sets this design apart from other similar or resembling concepts?
LM : This project differs from others because it is not just a light to be placed in an area of the house, but it is an object of play, it conveys emotions

DI: How did you come up with the name for this design? What does it mean?
LM : “Light Game" was my interpretation of an existing game that made history, and I hope we'll see who can really have fun!

DI: Which design tools did you use when you were working on this project?
LM : The paper of course. In this case, for this type of project 's approach has not been drawn in pencil, but can be done by my hands.

DI: Who did you collaborate with for this design? Did you work with people with technical / specialized skills?
LM : My sons, Sofia and Giovanni, have inspired me to realize this idea.

DI: What is the role of technology in this particular design?
LM : The technology for this type of product is linked only to the LED light source, however with regard to the diffuser I will have to think of what type of material is better to use.