rhizome by pedro mealha
rhizome by pedro mealha rhizome by pedro mealha
oct 14, 2009

rhizome by pedro mealha

rhizome by pedro mealha is an exercise in re-evaluating the role of the task lamp. through his design, mealha has explored mechanical movement, elastic tension and the potential of certain materials using CNC/laser technology. the project emerged from his interest in wooden dinosaur kits and the way in which the various components are pieced together to gain a three-dimensional shape from a flat wooden panel. made from two A3 aeroply boards, rhizome uses an LED ring as a source of light. the lamp was initially intended to be for self-assembly for DIY enthusiasts, however, the project has now evolved into a ready assembled product made from 3mm bamboo ply and is fully extendible and can rotate.

the design is based off building a three dimensional shape from flat wooden panels

an early model of rhizome

  • This one beats the crap out of the other supposingly dyi looking desklights. Best one seen so far and it will be hard to beat. All the other ones use the diy look for romatic reasons. This one uses it’s possibillities to the max . Very good!! In production yet??

    B says:
  • Great

    Sasha says:
  • I keep reading that this is available to purchase. But where?

    eli says:

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