Compiled Lamp by Sebastian Jansson

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Compiled Lamp lives up to its name, for the many different variations in which the lamp is offered are each composed of creative mash-ups of a vase, a bowl, and a basket. The design exercise fashioned by Sebastian Jansson is intended to demonstrate the nonexistence of limitation as presented by inseparable, fixed components in design. By reworking order, direction, and color, a seemingly infinite number of designs emerge, accented by the bold yellows and classic whites in the palette. In the combining and recombining, new forms emerge and after those sculptural entities follow respective lighting functions. The options are endless, and the instruction manual requires just one tool: imagination.

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Kimberly

Kimberly

Kimberly is a graduate from MIT's Department of Architecture, and has recently joined the publication team at MIT OpenCourseWare. While architecture remains her first love, her interests encompass literature – epic poetry and Medieval romances are her favorite – and also fashion.

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