Gallery: Designer Craig Foster Goes Back to the Basics With His Flat-pa...


The idea for the Kurk Lamp was conceived when designer Craig Foster started taking other desk lights apart. He discovered a huge amount of unnecessary parts, fixtures and glue being used, and was surprised to find that the average lamp consisted of over 30 parts! What devised as an alternative was a simple flat-pack design that employs cork to create a cool new eco-lighting solution with a unique aesthetic. Speaking about the lamp, Foster said, “The aim of Kurk was to use the minimum amount of parts, without compromising on the personality and character of the product.”

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