Paper Lamp

Sam Johnson has borrowed an elaboration process typical of the graphic design industry to create an intriguing product.

Using a plotter cutter Zund and software that allows a computer-generated model to be unfolded into two-dimensional drawings he has designed ELO, a lamp that is cut out of paper coming from misprints of billboard posters and then assembled into its three-dimensional shape. 
Despite the fact that the paper may not be the best light diffusing material ever, the ELO lamp is a refreshing approach to reuse and assembling it is likely a lot of fun product to assemble, probably a nice a present.


Designer: Sam Johnson
Company: Ten
Year: 2009
Materials: paper, misprints from billboard posters


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