Gallery: Bake Me a Cake: Morten Jonas’ Playful ‘Cake Display’ Lamps Are...

The lamps are constructed from oak wood and smoked tinted glass to emit a dim light, an ideal mood-creater that sets off ambience.

At first glance, you may notice that these contemporary lamps are fashioned from glass cake display cases – but you probably wouldn’t guess that they’re made by a social prison project in Norway. Morten Jonas‘ inventive “Bake Me a Cake” lamps are manufactured entirely by inmates in Bergen Prison. According to Jonas, the objective of this unusual collaboration is to support “high quality design production inside of Norwegian prisons, where we challenge the inmates’ thoughts and actions”, while also encouraging inmates to engage in meaningful activities.”

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