Wieki Somers Bellflower Lamp 2007

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The Bellflower Lamp is woven from one strand of fiber, with a combination of high-tech carbon and glass fiber braiding techniques. The base, arch, shade, and electric cables are all woven in one production line through “overbraiding,” a process developed for the aerospace industry. To counterbalance the complexity of the manufacturing process, Somers has given the lamp a delicate flower shape. “For me design should be an interplay between all the elements—shape, materials, technique function, concept and concept—without one element dominating.”

Gallery label from Energy, 2019
Eurocarbon BV
Carbon fiber, glass fiber, epoxy, steel and LED lights
72 13/16 x 53 1/8 x 19 11/16" (185 x 135 x 50 cm)
Architecture & Design Purchase Fund
Object number
Architecture and Design

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