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Elisa Strozyk’s Folded Wood Accordion Lamp is a Study of Material and Light
Posted By Nadja Kutz On July 6, 2011 @ 1:50 pm In carousel showcase,Decorative Objects,green Interiors,Green Lighting,Sustainable Materials | 1 Comment
Elisa Strozyk ‘s Accordion lamp  is a sustainable throwback to the folded vintage paper lamps of the 1950s. Created through a collaboration with designer Sebastian Neeb, the Accordian lamp is a modern iteration of the classic lighting fixture. But whereas vintage fifties lamps were mostly made from paper or fabric, the delicate features of the lamp have actually been formed with a new, pliable wood material Elisa Strozyck simply calls “wooden textile”.
Elisa Strozyk’s wooden works are less fragile than her works made with paper — like the cut&paste Wallpaper  — but still maintain the same characteristics, as they are folded and twisted into beautiful forms. The Accordion lamp itself invites users to alter the lamp’s pleated structure in a manner similar to the way one plays an accordion.
A variant of this work using the same wooden textile can be seen in Strozyk’s more free-formed pendant lamp Miss Maple, which we recently reported on , her textile plaids , which are a mixture of wood and viscose, and the Accordion cabinet  (seen above).
+ Elisa Strozyk 
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URLs in this post:
 Elisa Strozyk: http://www.elisastrozyk.de/seite/about.html
 Accordion lamp: http://www.elisastrozyk.de/seite/woodtex/accordionlamp.html
 cut&paste Wallpaper: http://www.elisastrozyk.de/seite/cut%20paste/cutpaste.html
 reported on: http://inhabitat.com/miss-maple-pendant-lamp-is-a-complex-form-with-a-cozy-glow/
 Accordion cabinet: http://www.elisastrozyk.de/seite/woodtex/accordioncabinet.html
 Berlin’s 2011 Designmai exhibition: http://http//dmy-berlin.com/
 Tempelhof Airport: http://inhabitat.com../berlins-tempelhof-airport-will-be-resurrected-into-one-of-europes-largest-urban-gardens/
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