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Milan Festival Of Light Includes Hanging LED Laundry

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Image Credit Marta Ascani According to Tourism Milan, the city was the first in Europe to install electric lighting and an electric tram system. They claim that "it was a revolution, a mega event destined to change habits and lifestyles. In virtue of these important novelties Milan could count itself one of the most avant-garde European cities." Now they are at the forefront of another lighting revolution, doing a Festival of Light with 60 different displays, including work by Karim Rashid and Gilbert Moity, Matteo Thun and Fabio Novembre. The coolest has to be Novembre's "Ieri, Oggi, Domani" (yesterday, today and tomorrow), an LED version of the laundry that used to hang across the streets, possibly seen in the Sophia Loren and Marcello Mastroianni vehicle of the same name. ... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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