Hilla Samia combines cast aluminum and wood to make these stunning hybrid designs. Aluminum seeps into every crevice, highlighting imperfections in the wood. I find the charred wood (from hot metal touching its surface) the most beautiful detail.
anna-vital: “ How To Think Visually Using Visual Analogies Most research in cognitive science explores how we see things but little research is done on how we understand what we see. Understanding is the ultimate test of how good your visualization.
this handmade lamp features 12 oak panels that wrap around a paper and fabric shade, cascading in alternating steps down to a solid oak base. the panels are suspended by steel nuts on 2 threaded steel rods on either side of the shade. the lamp is 13 high.