Making It / Recycled Metal and Wood Lamp With Vintage Style Light Bulb / Mike Smith

Everything on this lamp was recycled, except the lighting materials.

http://www.etsy.com/listing/92366336/recycled-metal-and-wood-wall-lamp-with

http://www.etsy.com/shop/destructivetesting

Advertisements

About destructivetesting

I'm a self-taught artist who prefers to use found objects in ways that were never intended. I'm not interested in making 10 or 100 of the same object. This, of course, takes more time to make each piece. I also prefer a more minimalist look, where each part of a piece can be appreciated. I consider my clocks to be small sculptures with moving parts. And, my lamps to be small sculptures with light. My mirrors are reflective sculptures. DESTRUCTIVE TESTING means to push something to it's limits to understand it's structural performance or material behavior under different stresses. I interpret this in my artwork as using materials in different ways or combinations than they were designed to be used. I also just like the slightly ominous sound of the term...
This entry was posted in lamps, Making It, recycled, sculpture and tagged , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to Making It / Recycled Metal and Wood Lamp With Vintage Style Light Bulb / Mike Smith

  1. barbaraelka says:

    another cool project

  2. paula says:

    this is nice mike! so much better than buying some nameless characterless thing in a box store. good job 🙂

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s