A Surprisingly Warm Concrete Lamp By Renate Vos
December 10, 2012
Weighing just shy of 8 pounds, this suspended concrete lamp is a treat for any brutalist enthusiast. Designed by Renate Vos, the CONCRETE big is constructed primarily of concrete (a given, considering the name) with silicone rubber accents that create a layer of warmth within the minimalist shade. Read more!
The Dutch designer appears to effortlessly meld the two contrasting materials, creating a harsh line of demarcation that is lessened by the soft glow of light once the fixture is illuminated. The silicone edging appears to slowly creep up the concrete shade, as if dip-dyed in the rubber material. Available in both conic and big sizes, the fixture provides warmth to a traditionally cold material, all without the risk of melting!
Photos: © Renate Vos