decorkuznetsov studio: ushanki shelf lamp
decorkuznetsov studio: ushanki shelf lamp decorkuznetsov studio: ushanki shelf lamp
oct 08, 2011

decorkuznetsov studio: ushanki shelf lamp

‘ushanki’ shelf-lamps by decorkuznetsov studio  images courtesy of decorkuznetsov studio

valeriy kuznetsov, katerina kuznetspva and karnaukh illarion of ukraine-based decorkuznetsov sudio have created ‘ushanki’, a shelf-lamp that is available in three different sizes, appropriately named shelf-dad, shelf-mom, and shelf-son. the form is derived from the earflaps of the shapka-ushanka, which was once the national cap of ukraine. the curvilinear shape and bold blue color contribute to the playfulness of the three figures. hidden inside the MDF and solid wood structure is a fluorescent bulb, casting a glow on all the shelf’s contents, making the ‘ushanki’ functional as a bedside table or a bookshelf.

shelf-dad and shelf-son

illuminated by florescent lamp 

smallest shelf

front view and detail

concept rendering

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