tom dixon etch lamps
tom dixon etch lamps tom dixon etch lamps
apr 14, 2010

tom dixon etch lamps

british designer tom dixon is exhibiting his ‘etch lamps’ at superstudio più, during milan design week 2010.

‘etch’ light image © designboom

‘etch’ lamps employ an industrial process which is typically used in producing intricate electronic products such as circuit boards, electrical components or medical equipment. the result is a structure which exhibits detailed graphic filigree. the geometric construction of the light itself is not only decorative, but also allows the extremely thin metal sheet in which it is made, to cross-brace itself into a structurally sound manner, making a rigid exoskeleton.

the light effect is emitted from within the lamp, filtering through the thousands of tiny holes, creating an atmospheric luminosity. like a molecule, each element of the lights, from the individual ‘cells’ to the whole form, is both infinite and modular.

‘etch’ lights are available in brass and stainless steel and come in four different versions: a modular tea light holder (etch candle holder), flat-pack light shade (etch shade), a range light (etch shade) and an edition (etch tower) which is reminiscent of a futuristic city skyline.

installation of ‘etch’ lights image © designboom

‘factory workers’ building the lamps image © designboom

during the press presentation ‘factory workers’ were on location, constructing the lights, which are now available for purchase to visitors of the exhibition.

image © designboom

image © designboom

shelves of tools and materials on-site image © designboom

  • how this lamp can be a quality lamp when if you see directly you get blinded by the bulb, the lamp doesn’t spread the light and instead of this produces shadows not usefull for any space, at least no one diferent to a hooker club…

    stopFakeCreativity says:
  • @stopFakeCreativity

    so many words so few ideas.

    stopRealMorons says:
  • I like very much , thanks for your objet .

    José Joaquín Prieto Cruz says:

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