Designed by Santiago, Chile-based Abel Carcamo, this is -beyond a shadow of a doubt- the most beautiful terracotta lamp.
Chilean industrial designer Abel Carcamo who loves playing with natural materials such as wood, wicker and clay to create curious pieces for the home, uses painted clay to create lustrous and timeless lamps somewhere in his Santiago studio. And we love them. All.
“It gives the ability to generate different types of atmospheres, from the conceptual perspective to the formality of the final object“, says Abel Carcamo.”I am inspired by the history of ceramics and the emotional burden that generates each handmade piece,” he adds.
The new edition terracotta lamp (that replaces the wood base with polished metals, painting over the terracotta in glossy finishes of gold, black, white and platinum) was born from experimentation together with chilean artisans who work with ancestral craftsmanship. In that meeting of personalities, the traditional technique reaches its limit with the new creation of a contemporary object.
This sophistication, aesthetics and function is captured by this new edition of luminaires, whose main objective is to create a play of light and shade with its irregular edges in order to illuminate different types of space. One can use the process of ceramic molds as a way to industrialize the design process, and conclude with different types of finishes such as gold, platinum, white and perfect black. one can also generate a contrast of materials in the upper base of the luminaire, with different types of polished metal such as aluminum, copper and bronze.