Lace Metal Lamp by Form Us With Love
by Harry / May 3, 2012
From @FormUsWithLove, a floor lamp made with sheet metal with gradient sized holes that resembles textile or lace.


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Says FUWL, "The idea behind the Lace metal lamp came up while visiting a Swedish metal working industry called Häfla Bruk - one of Sweden's oldest companies, established in 1682."

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"When we visited Häfla, they had just invented a new technique of manufacturing expanded metal with gradient sized holes. This struck us as something very poetic, resembling textile or lace. We immediately felt that we wanted to make a lamp with this material, it has great characteristics for a lampshade."

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"We always wanted to work with expanded metal since it's so rational, there is nothing going to waste when produced, the holes are made by puncturing and stretching the metal."

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"The result is a lamp made out of metal but that has a look of lightness and fragility. The gradient holes spreads the light in an atmospheric, almost etheral way." More at Form Us With Love. Photos: Jonas Lindstrom.

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