“Blowing Molds” Inflated Latex Lamps by Eden Ohana

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Israeli designer Eden Ohana has managed to create a highbrow form of balloon art: his new lighting series “Blowing Molds” is made from simple latex. Ohana crafts the bulbous pieces by pouring latex into a mold and “inflating” it with a “volume definer.” The mysterious process produces solid balloon-like lamps that take the likeness of gigantic gourds or flower petals. Ohana sees the project as a statement on the “unlimited options of expressions.”

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Janet is a senior at Kenyon College studying English with a Creative Writing emphasis. She has a particular affinity for American literature, and enjoys discovering the narrative(s) behind a piece of art. GBlog is her blogging debut, and she is grateful for newfound exposure to objects such as the “Bug Light.” (She favors the stately praying mantis.)

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