lightweight mesh lamp by hiroomi tahara lightweight mesh lamp by hiroomi tahara
jun 19, 2011

lightweight mesh lamp by hiroomi tahara

lightweight mesh lamp by hiroomi tahara

 

 

 

based in milan, japanese designer hiroomi tahara has created a ‘mesh lamp.’ using a lightweight mesh for its shade, this lamp’s simple materials and resulting structure creates a straightforward lighting solution. since heat from the light bulb can be released from material’s holes, a mesh shade can cover not only the sides but also the top of the lamp. this slight change allows the shade to be placed easily on top of a simpler metal structure and also creates a more even distribution of light.

variations of the ‘mesh lamp’

 

 

the amount of light diffused can be controlled by changes in the shade’s design. ‘long’ and ‘short’ shades can be produced easily, and a mesh with bigger holes can provide a brighter lighting solution. the lamp’s contrasting white and black colors additionally reflect different qualities of light.

‘mesh lamp’ presentation at salone satellite during milan design week 2011

mesh fabric sample

different densities of mesh can be used to control how much light is diffused

concept drawing

designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication.

  • Like the fabric, works beautifully as a shade

    douglas says:

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