bertjan pot: holes for arturo alvarez
 
bertjan pot: holes for arturo alvarez bertjan pot: holes for arturo alvarez
mar 31, 2011

bertjan pot: holes for arturo alvarez

‘holes’ by bertjan pot for arturo alvarez all images courtesy of arturo alvarez

 

 

created for spanish lighting brand arturo alvarez, ‘holes’ by netherlands-based designer bertjan pot, is a hanging lamp whose form draws on kites and mathematical geometry. on show at milan design week 2011, the lighting object made-up of 20 triangles of Tyvek® – a non woven material made from polyethylene fibers –  with a structural composition consisting of 30 bars and 12 connectors. 57 holes have been punched through its skin, allowing beams of light to escape from the polyhedron. the use of Tyvek® makes the lamp lightweight, waterproof, with a high tear resistance and completely recyclable.

 

 

57 holes cut into the lamp’s skin allow light to escape from within

 

 

‘holes’ illuminated

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