A DIY wooden hanging lamp: Bau


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The hanging lamp Bau (the word bau in German means construction), designed by Vibeke Fonnesberg Schmid, seams like a 3d installation or a sculpture, that plays with light, color and geometry. 

The design idea is simple: a set of interlocking pieces of different colors and shapes connected with each other (like a 3d puzzle) in horizontal and vertical directions. 

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Although, the pattern is the same (wooden circles) however the final composition is “puzzlingly” asymmetrical. 

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Vibeke Fonnesberg Schmid as a designer has experimented with geometry objects and architecture. She believes that decoration can become an integral part of functional things and furniture and not just of decorative objects. 

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The hanging lamp Bau was designed, to arouse curiosity and to motivate the observer to explore the lamp from multiple pointing views.


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Finalt, Bau is a DIY object demanding from the user the assemblage of its interlocking pieces. 


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