Gallery: Sworth Lamp by Parry and Sutton Twists Scrap Metal into Art

 

Scrap aluminum slivers were worked into the Sworth Lamp, an exploding cloud of gleaming metal by designer Ilsa Parry and collaborator Tom Sutton. The curly slivers that the lamp is constructed from are ordinarily worthless by-products of the shipping industry, known as swarf. However, in Ilsa and Tom’s hands, they take on a valuable and visually softer form. If you’re struck by this LED lamp’s dynamic look and creative reuse of materials, give it your vote in the Bright Ideas Lighting Competition.

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