MATSYS

Spore Lamps

Date: 2013
Size: 0.75m x 0.75m x 0.75m
Materials: Composite paper-backed cherry wood veneers from Lenderink Technologies.
Tools: Rhino, Grasshopper, Kangaroo

Description:
Inspired by the microscopic spores of various plants that float through the air and find purchase on all types of surfaces, these lamps are designed to not have a “correct” orientation. Rather, the lamps can be positioned in any orientation and repositioned as needed by the user. Hung, sitting on the floor, or even clustered with other Spores, the lamps fill the space with a warm and complexly patterned glow. Each cell of the Spore is laser cut and hand assembled from wood micro-veneers.

Credits:
Mariko Kobayashi (Schematic Design), Seth Barnard (Assembly)

Spore Lamp, 2013, Matsys

Spore Lamp, 2013, Matsys

Spore Lamp (detail), 2013, Matsys

Spore Lamp (detail), 2013, Matsys

Spore Lamp (detail), 2013, Matsys

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