Tuesday, 16 June 2015

Stunning Illuminated Cracked Log Lamps

Tasmania-based Artist Duncan Meerding illuminates the forest with his Cracked Log Lamp by using only salvaged wood that otherwise would have been burnt. He has turning them into a vessel for light, can bring the outside in, and be reminded of our intrinsic connection with nature. The artist clarifies that being legally blind has motivated his minimalist yet impactful designs. Though being legally blind, this vision of light emanating from the peripheries and the highly tactile nature of my work reflect the alternate sensory world within which I design.

Duncan Fitted with LED lights and then cracked log lamps actually offer the forest with a nice, warm glow, almost as if Mother Nature was illuminating herself at night.  They can also be utilized as a table or stool, measuring around 400mm high and 300mm wide. The lamp price is $600 which is weather resistant lamps is ready to be wired (12 volt) in any setting, and a new rechargeable battery version is in the process of being developed.  Source: Charismatic Planet

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