lamp mess by vasiliy butenko
lamp mess by vasiliy butenko lamp mess by vasiliy butenko
may 29, 2012

lamp mess by vasiliy butenko

‘lamp mess’ by vasiliy butenko all images courtesy of vasiliy butenko

ukrainian designer vasiliy butenko has developed ‘lamp mess’ a light which takes its form from elements created by nature. the basic principle of the object was understanding that one is able to reproduce a small part of a chaotic geometric layout. the challenge was to make an object with a cluttered form, but with a strict structure where the complex systematic plan resembles shapes of flora. the framework is placed in such as way that you can see how the petals are built from the top. quincunx arrangement of the details compacted the lampshade, hiding the aluminum frame, making lightweight and durable.

table lamp

floor lamp

detail of petals

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  • probably gives off a beautiful light – too bad the photos don’t show

    dbkii says:
  • so evident for me!! Probably the lighting effect could be intresting

    andrew says:

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