coke bottle table lamp by BAUU
coke bottle table lamp by BAUU coke bottle table lamp by BAUU
jan 08, 2013

coke bottle table lamp by BAUU

earl r. dean table lamp by BAUUimage © BAUU



the earl r. dean desk light by rotterdam-based designer charwin zargari is influenced by shapes and objects that surround us in our daily life. by trying to accentuate the aesthetic qualities of its form, they reveal a new presence.


by choosing to use an iconic shape – a coke bottle, originally designed by earl r. dean, they become not only aesthetically attractive, but the properties of these bottles make them re-usable in numerous ways. in giving new architecture to existing profiles as opposed to solely creating new shapes, transforms an opportunity for a more sustainable future. the base is made of two elementary materials, plastic casted into concrete.



red variationimage © BAUU

aluminum variation image © BAUU

black variationimage © BAUU

warm(3000k) LED light image © BAUU

concrete base © BAUU

painting the aluminium bottleimage © BAUU

assembling the mold for the base image © BAUU

casting the concrete mix image © BAUU



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