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Michael Wolke Creates Sculptural Pendant Lamps From Strips of Old Cardboard
Posted By Helen Morgan On May 30, 2011 @ 11:30 am In green Interiors,Green Lighting,Green Products | 3 Comments
German designer Michael Wolke has created these grand sculptural Beute lamps  by overlapping thin strips of old cardboard. Taking on a modern and clean form, the pendant lamps hang from the ceiling like the top half of a bee hive suspended in a room. And with an ambient downward glow, the fixtures are a beautiful and useful feature for a spacious room.
Using layers of card, the structures are given a curved form — perfect for directing light and creating a soft and shapely appearance. Wolke’s designs often combine the useful with unusual contemporary formations, like his edgy wire benches  and innovative shopping-cart coat hooks .
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 these grand sculptural Beute lamps: http://www.contemporist.com/2011/05/26/beute-lamps-by-michael-wolke/beute_260511_05/
 edgy wire benches: http://herrwolke.blogspot.com/search?updated-max=2011-01-01T12%3A00%3A00-08%3A00&max-results=1&reverse-paginate=true
 shopping-cart coat hooks: http://herrwolke.blogspot.com/search?updated-max=2010-01-03T11%3A54%3A00-08%3A00&max-results=1
 + Michael Wolke: http://herrwolke.blogspot.com
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