Gallery: Benjamin Hubert Turns Heads with His Stunning Cork ‘Float Ligh...

 

Since launching his studio in 2009, London-based designer Benjamin Hubert has achieved widespread recognition and critical acclaim for his innovative use of materials and industrial design. Hubert manages to turn heads with one of his latest work – Float – a pendant lamp made entirely from sustainable cork. Using traditional wood working techniques, blocks of Portuguese cork are manually turned to create a hollow shade. When illuminated, the natural cork surface emits a warming glow. Although the production process creates a high volume of waste, leftover dust is regenerated into other blocks of cork for the production of more lamps.

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  1. EmilyWaltonHomes April 3, 2013 at 8:43 am

    Stunning lamp shades – they look really effective from a distance especially.

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