Bisù ring

CompanyZO-loft architecture and design
ClientPaolo Emilio
DesignerPaolo Emilio Bellisario, Monica Maggi
PrizeHonorable Mention
Entry Description

Bisù is an handcrafted nichel free silver ring equipped with a "stylized fork" ending. It can be used alone or it can be completed with special chocolate-precious stones or gelèes, simply choosing between provided bisù’s special design chocolates and gelèes or using your favourite sweets of various shapes and sizes. In the Sardinian language “bisu” means dream, but at the same time it refers to both the French word bisou (kiss) and bijoux (jewelery). Thanks to a special lichpin the top of the ring rotates on itself allowing you to play with it while the ring is on your finger. The ring is designed to be also developed with different "endings" to be adaptable to the female and male genders. Now just llok for your special occasion. Bisù - Be Sweet!

About Designer

1/4 architecture + 1/4 product design + 1/4 communication + 1/4 researching lab. Founded by Paolo Emilio Bellisario, Cristian Cellini, Andrea Cingoli and Francesca Fontana, ZO_loft architecture & design is an architectural and product design practice with operative offices in Italy, France and UK. ZO_loft was born believing in mobile, sustainable, and flexible architecture, design and urban space. Planning and managing the changement ZO_loft is following its aims by reinventing or hybridizing functions, contaminating or showing an apparent funcional disgregation. Since its founding ZO_loft is networking with national and international partners mixing an ongoing research and experiences, creating new connections for knowledge and innovation on a common research and experimentation about dynamics of contemporary design. ZO_loft proposes to discover and use inexpensive and sustainable technologies and materials, to analize recovery and recycling processes, to investigate in human’s life-style and activities, providing easy marketing strategies and better understanding consumer’s needs. Since 2011 ZO_loft is partner of the urban lab Cityvision. They collaborate with with the Faculty of Architecture of Pescara and the Quasar Institute - Design University of Rome. Their architectural and product design works had been awarded, exposed and published worldwide.