Lamp knits its own shade

Craft & Design
Lamp knits its own shade

Selfknitting Lampshade

Some amazing works from the Family of Form exhibit at the Design Huis in Eindhoven, Netherlands.

A lamp that develops like a living organism: switch it on and it slowly starts growing by knitting its own lampshade at a speed of three rotations per hour.

Sleeping Beauty [via]

Cindarella Table

And the Cindarella table apparently created with a 5-axis CNC machine –

17th and 18th century profiles of furniture are morphed into a fluid and organic form to challenge and develop the skills of the current computer engineering production methods, using a high-tech method as contemporary craft. The resulting table from birch plywood shows what is common to be overlooked: it is exactly in industrial production that our Cinderella’s are hidden.

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