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Patrick Weder’s Cloud-Like Lamps Are Made from Hand-Formed Chicken Wire and Paper Pulp

Posted By Lori Zimmer On May 20, 2013 @ 5:09 pm In carousel showcase,Design,Gallery,Green Lighting,ICFF,new york design week | No Comments

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Each of the delicate lamps [2] is made from hand-formed chicken wire, and the wire’s hectagon pattern is visible when the lamp is illuminated. Weder’s lamps take on an oceanic feel, looking like coral from one angle and a blowfish from the other, while still retaining an amorphous cloud-like feeling.

The pieces at Weder’s ICFF [3] booth featured both pendant and table lamps. The oversized pendant has the mass of a chandelier, and light from the LED bulbs permeates the amorphous structure. Weder has treated the table lamp as if it were a relic to be displayed, resting on a light wooden rectangular frame as if a prized treasure. Weder’s lamps were appropriately paired with calico’s hand-marbled wallpapers at ICFF, whose designs are inspired by Japanese and Turkish designs.

+ Patrick Weder [4]

+ Calico Wallpaper [5]

+ ICFF [5]

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[2] delicate lamps: http://inhabitat.com/pension-fur-produktes-recycled-paper-honey-lamp-glows-like-a-hive/

[3] ICFF: http://inhabitat.com/icff/

[4] + Patrick Weder: http://www.patrickweder.com/light/index.html

[5] + Calico Wallpaper: http://calicowallpaper.com/#process

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