Craft System Lights by François Chambard
by Harry / May 19, 2012


François Chambard of UM Project has launched a modular light series that consists of a common base unit and various attachments to customize the lamp.



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Called Craft System, the system has "one form, multiple variations" per Chambard, a basic tapered body element made of Corian and a series of attachments that range from lampshades to diffusers and a miniature greenhouse.


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Chambard continues "Craft System is a project that takes a system approach to craft, blurring the line between the mass-produced and the handmade."


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"In practice the project consists of multiple variations of a single Corian® form by attaching various tops and bottoms, yielding familiar designs and more playful and unexpected results."


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"The multiple variations can be used for lamps and other unique objects including a terrrarium, a Theramin, and potentially many other ones."


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"Craft System was just presented during New York Design Week 2012 with the intent of illustrating how small independent furniture companies like UM Project can turn their limited and hyper-specialized production capabilities into an advantage by enabling the production of market-ready series and one-off pieces at the same time."


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Photos: Francis Dzikowski/ Esto

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