detail showing the use of plastic bottles and PVC pipe
the ‘ugly duckling project ‘ by hong kong-based designer kamric to draws on the literary fairy tale by author
hans christian andersen which the story tells of an ugly young duckling who matures into a swan.
to’s interpretation utilizes PVC pipe, a material which is often leftover from construction or renovation.
he re-purposes the pipe, in combination with discarded plastic bottles to create table lamps.
the form which the PVC pipe and plastic bottle are meant to resemble in a way, the neck and head of a swan.
the result is a light which is aesthetically appealing, even though it is made from ugly materials.
PVC pipe is used as the supporting stand of the lamp
detail of plastic bottle lampshade
variations of bottles create different levels of luminosity