sebastian errazuriz turns taxidermy bird into chicken lamp
sebastian errazuriz turns taxidermy bird into chicken lamp sebastian errazuriz turns taxidermy bird into chicken lamp
jun 24, 2014

sebastian errazuriz turns taxidermy bird into chicken lamp

sebastian errazuriz turns taxidermy bird into chicken lamp
all images courtesy of sebastian errazuriz




throughout his creative practice, sebastian errazuriz considers the union of artistic and practical qualities of design. following on his ‘duck lamp’, which designboom previously featured here, errazuriz continues his series of functional sculptures using reclaimed taxidemy animals with ‘the chicken lamp’, presented at design miami/basel 2014 by salon 94. standing on its two feet, the luminaire is made with a chicken (who died from natural causes), electric components, a light bulb, and plexiglass, constructed so that the lit bulb takes the place of the animal’s head. giving a new purpose to a lifeless creature, the lamp speaks to the metamorphosis of old to new and the possibilities of using unconventional materials in design products.

sebastian errazuriz chicken lamp
the light bulb has replaced the chicken’s head

sebastian errazuriz chicken lamp
the lamp stands on two feet, mounted on a plexiglass panel

sebastian errazuriz chicken lamp
the luminaire gives a new purpose to a lifeless creature

sebastian errazuriz chicken lamp
feathers from the taxidermy bird

  • lmao

    dbkii says:
  • One of the best of the new designers!!! daring, cheeky, bravo, xx

    Victoria Melian says:
  • well, ok, did he honestly thought everybody would had already forgotten (much much more funnier) maurer’s bibibibi lamp?

    buzzoff says:

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