Gallery: Tekiō is a Luminous Series of Modular Bamboo and Paper Lamps b...

The name 'Tekio' is taken from the Japanese word for ‘adaptation’ as the traditional item has been transformed into a new piece of flexible design.

Tekiō is a glowing series of modular bamboo lights that can be adapted to take on any shape. Designer Anthony Dickens created the luminous lamps solely from bamboo and paper and launched them at Clerkenwell Design Week. Inspired by traditional 10th century Japanese ‘chochin’ paper lanterns, the London-based designer wrapped paper over thin strips of bamboo connected over a frame with a light inside.

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