olli meier repurposes trashed parts into the berlin bike lamp olli meier repurposes trashed parts into the berlin bike lamp
may 17, 2015

olli meier repurposes trashed parts into the berlin bike lamp

olli meier repurposes trashed parts into the berlin bike lamp
all images courtesy of olli meier

 

 

 

 

just because it’s broken, doesn’t mean it’s worthless. at least not according to berlin-based designer olli meier, who created the ‘berlin bike lamp’. busted, brightly painted rims are complimented by a semi-organized series of slashed and pop-riveted tubes. inside the partially closed form are two bulbs, which run upwards alongside a single metal element that connects the piece to the ceiling. with a true reuse, recycle spirit, meier offers a construction guide to build your own ‘berlin bike lamp’ on his site, here

olli meier berlin bike lamp designboom
‘berlin bike lamp’


rims 

olli meier berlin bike lamp designboom
materials source — a.k.a the side of the road

 

 

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