Delicate materials and hand craftsmanship give the iconic Asian lantern a contemporary twist with the Formakami table lamp by Jaime Hayon. The result is an ambient light in a lamp where the design itself appears light. It’s a hybrid concept fusing different aspects of cultures into a new design idiom. Airy, bulbous shapes crafted in ivory white rice paper with black lacquered ash accents look Asian and yet somewhat Scandinavian. Place the lamps in a modern milieu and cultural references disappear – replaced by a sense of magic. Switched off, there’s a sense of serenity. Switched on, there’s intimacy.
Materials: Ivory white paper and black lacquered oak
Dimensions: 38cm DIA x 50cm H
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