asaf weinbroom: seeded
asaf weinbroom: seeded asaf weinbroom: seeded
may 28, 2012

asaf weinbroom: seeded

‘braa’ lamp from the ‘seeded’ collection by asaf weinbroom

israeli designer asaf weinbroom uses common manufacturing techniques to produce light fixtures which incorporate multiple materials including metals, glass and plastics. this combination results in lamps which appear to be mass produced, even though each one is individually hand-made.

‘seeded’, weinbroom’s latest collection of designs, brings together elements of completely different qualities, incorporating DuPont™ Corian® disguised as marble, and Formica® which could be mistaken for granite. the use of simple geometric shapes and clean lines composed of these industrial man-made mediums results in a series of delicate, yet substantial objects which bring together form and function.

‘I was very interested in creating new from something old; the ordinary Formica® whose time has passed is given a new life. Formica® sheets are often used to cover up cheap wood panels, and are usually meant to copy the appearance of other materials. the designs intentionally join Formica® and wood veneers in the lamination process, merging the materials into a single surface intended to show off the wood, instead of hiding it.’

‘braa’ lamp

detail of material juxtapositions: wood, copper and Formica®

‘giben’ table lamp

the lamp lit and an up close of its adjustable head

‘stem’ floor lamp

  • this is a beautifully designed lamp, I like it a lot.

    Chris says:
  • Different, but nice and original design! Congrats Asaf!

    Delightfull | Unique Lamps

    Joana Carvalheira says:
  • Deceptively simple looking excellent craftwork.
    Not much ego here. Well done Asaf.

    Peter says:
  • Really great, I love the concept! the with the copper pipes is beautifull

    Edouard says:
  • Simple designs always work.

    Rudjard says:
  • Simplicity at its best. Excellent craft work. Light the way you think and the way you want. 🙂

    Nicky says:

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