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Recycling Facts - Can Manufacturers Institute | Washington, DC
It’s a pretty old trick to take a simple steamer or colander and use it as a light shade, so designer Nadia Belalia upped the ante with her series of transformed and customized steamer lamps. Belalia has deconstructed the lowly kitchen utensil into a series of lamps with a steampunk sensibility – rivets pin petals of folded stainless steel, giving each design a kinetic punch.
We typically think of steel in conjuncture with the frame: straight and rigid but here the steel is flowing and almost looks printed. Maybe our initial assumptions of this material are no longer accurate in this day and age with different technologies and material properties. If so what new applications can we find for steel?