Stripped Branch Lamp by Floris Wubben

View all 6 Photos

Fabrication does not need to be wasteful, and Dutch designer Floris Wubben demonstrates the concept of resourcefulness through the Stripped Branch Lamp. The lamp is built from a single branch and with careful planning, of course. The bark from the branch is stripped off – kind of in the way an apple is peeled – and wrapped in a downward spiral to form a semi-opaque lampshade. The stand of the lamp is created by splitting the other end of the branch into three sections, which effectively forms a tripod base. The look is entirely natural, and the small imperfections in the bark of the branch make the piece unique and tactilely interesting. The simplicity of the lamp and unadulterated treatment of the original branch drives home the notion of natural magnificence and plentitude.

via

    string(8) "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.

Tags:

Featured Products Explore new arrivals at the Gessato Shop

More for you

  • The BRUT-AL Collection

    A seating collection inspired by the Brutalist movement. Named BRUT-AL, this collection of chairs has…

  • Introducing Sun at Six

    A California-based furniture brand that celebrates traditional Chinese woodworking techniques. Born in Santa Cruz, California,…

  • The Frama T-Lamp

    A refined take on the archetypal desk lamp. Designed by award-winning multidisciplinary studio Regular Company…

  • The Chubby Collection

    A limited-edition series of contemporary stone furniture designed with bold, rounded forms. New York-based, French…

  • The Loop Desk

    An elegant and minimalist wood desk with a two-tier design that optimizes function. Following on…

  • The Pegg Furniture Collection

    A collection of sustainable wood furniture designed with function in mind. Created by Oxford-based designer…

  • The Reflect Kitchen

    An elegant kitchen designed by a world-famous architect. Established in 2014, Danish kitchen brand Reform…

Around the world

  • Hotel Grand Stark

    A building from 1908 transformed into a stylish boutique hotel. Located in the Central Eastside…

  • The Circulo Mexicano Hotel

    A 19th century residential building transformed into a hotel with Shaker-inspired furniture. Located in the…

  • Plácido y Grata Hotel

    A boutique hotel located in a restored manor house from the 19th century. After years…

loader