Barend Massow designs to experiment. The South African creative's interest in geometric forms, surface texture, and the exchange of light and shadow led to the creation of the Vortex Lamp—each one of which is hand-assembled in Massow's studio from laser-c
What we’re seeing is Lichtenberg Figures form from an electron beam getting zapped into an acrylic prism. The electric trail of the lightning strike is so badass. It’s like trapping a lightning bolt in a glass box forever, a force of nature on display.