Striking Lounge Gun floor lamp with sociocritical message, designed by Philippe Starck One may find the design of the floor lamp provocative since a gun as a lamp base is everything but usual and is certainly arguable. This however indicates that the designer Philippe Starck was successful in implementing his intention of getting attention in an intelligent manner. The floor lamp should not be seen as a symbol of power, but moreover it should be pointed out that it carries a sociocritical message. It is definitely the case that arms contribute towards considerable havoc the world over and claim countless human lives. Here, the designer floor lamp is intended to draw attention to the everlasting and seemingly unquenchable desire for profit, which is a supporting element for the production and the sale of arms and precisely that unethical conduct and those morally indefensible economic mechanisms. The inscription on the base plate of the lamp "Happiness is a hot gun" is not a...

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