Artist of the Day / Rodger Thomas

“Benclif Designs is many years in the making. A love of all things electrical evolved into an appreciation for great lighting, which transformed over the years into the craft of lighting designs you see here.

Our vision is to transform relics, vintage objects and antiques into lamps and lighting fixtures for any room in your home or business. Our lighting fits in well in today’s eclectic home décor.”

http://www.etsy.com/shop/BenclifDesigns      http://www.benclifdesigns.com/

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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...
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2 Responses to Artist of the Day / Rodger Thomas

  1. After looking at your website, I see why you have so many cool vintage items to use in your lamps.

    Mike

  2. barbaraelka says:

    This is whimsical ….I love the tea theme

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