Lambent Chair by Glen Lewis Steele

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Inspired by a giraffe toy from artist Glen Lewis Steele’s childhood, the long-necked Lambent Chair offers a lamp and a seat in one seriously Seussian design. A braided cord supports both the two-legged chair and the crescent-shaped lamp. When someone sits in the chair, the springs inside the cord compress and bend the light overhead; when someone stands up from the chair, the springs expand and the light returns to its upright position. The Lambent Chair is made to last, with a frame of New Zealand beech wood, a cord of Techflex and silica, and an LED lamp that won’t need to be replaced for years to come. Simplifying home lighting with a daringly simple twelve-piece design, the Lambent Chair shouts, “Why fit in when you were born to stand out?”

Images © Glen Lewis Steele

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Holly is a poet from Kentucky. She grew up first in a Sears house, then on a farm. She studied English and Gender Studies at Mount Holyoke College and moved to Manhattan for love. As an occasional jewelry-maker and museum patron, Holly favors wearable and functional design but is eager to see work that challenges her aesthetics. Read more and connect by visiting her blog, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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