The random in “Random Light” by Bertjan Pot for Moooi is not the light – as the name would tend to imply.

But the “weave” of the lamp shade.

A resin covered yarn is wound round an inflatable ball until the designer is happy with the coverage.
teh ball is burst and each lamp is a unique work of fate……

random light bertjan pot moooi

Random Light by Bertjan Pot for Moooi


Created in 1954 as part of a project for the Cite Universitaire at Antony, near Paris, the “Antony” chair was one of Jean Prouvé’s last furniture creations – and one of his most expressive.

Stripped of all decoration the Antony chair reduces sitting, or perhaps better put lounging, down to the curvature of the human spine…

antony jean prouve

Antony by Jean Prouvé

As we noted in our post on Kokon Furniture by Studio Makkink & Bey, upcycling is “in”

One particularly interesting example is the furniture created by Trash Design Manufaktur from rescued washing machine drums.

Here the stool “Sitting Bull” and the table “Glas-Nost”

Trash Design Manufaktur Sitting Bull and Glas-Nost

Sitting Bull and Glas-Nost by Trash Design Manufaktur

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