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Whirling Flock Floor Lamp Crafted from FSC-Certified Wood by Tom Raffield
Posted By Daniel Blaustein-Rejto On June 8, 2011 @ 6:53 pm In Bright Ideas,carousel showcase,Design,Environment,Green Lighting,Green Materials,Innovation | No Comments
The Flock Floor Lamp  is a coiled beauty set in bloom by the hands of dedicated and talented craftsman Tom Raffield . Delicately handcrafted out of steam bent FSC-Certified Sycamore wood, the shade is suspended atop a minimal, solid steel tripod base to create a dramatic and unique floor lamp. If you’re a fan of this innovative design then vote for it in our Bright Ideas Lighting Design Competition !
Tom Raffield uses a steam treatment method  he developed himself to shape wood into breathtaking whorls and curves. The process for creating this LED lamp and other designs is fittingly sustainable: it is low energy, uses no harmful glues, and produces little waste. His other steam bent lighting and furniture designs are available for purchase at his website .
+ Tom Raffield 
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 Flock Floor Lamp: http://inhabitat.com/bright-ideas-competition/flock-floor-lamp/
 Tom Raffield: http://www.tomraffield.com/
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