Facets and Folds: Lighting Trend

Facets and Folds: Lighting Trend

Simple folds add intricate facets and structure to these lightweight paper and plastic lamp designs.

Moth Origami Lampshade by Studio Snowpuppe_1

Dutch designers Studio Snowpuppe use origami techniques to create colorful paper lampshades for the home.

Chantilly lamps by Constance Guisset for Moustache

For Constance Guisset’s Chantily lamps, pastel-colored polypropylene sheets are folded into swirling lampshades that resemble ice cream.

Furkurou from In-El Collection by Issey Miyake for Artemide

Issey Miyake's sculptural IN-EI lampshades for Artemide that are constructed using a fabric made from recycled PET bottles,

Molecules Collection by Studio E Wallcovering

The Molecules lighting collection by Studio E Wallcovering is based on the origami art of Ilan Garibi. The process begins with a blank sheet of paper which is folded and sculpted by hand into tessellations of individual molecules, with no cuts.

Vapeur motif lamps by Inga Sempe for Moustache

French designer Inga Semp©'s Vapeur lamps for Moustache use the mechanical and structural qualities of pleats to create a collection of lamps with sculptural and voluminous forms.

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