I am not the only one who appreciates the long-armed Potence lamp designed by Jean Prouvé. The fixture is a favorite of designers and architects. And for good reason: It's a beautiful design but it comes with a hefty price tag of over $1500! Not many of us can or want to purchase a lamp at this price, which is how DIY versions are born:
This industrious DIY by onefortythree was clearly inspired by the Prouvé original, yet it is different enough to keep from being a total knockoff. This DIY took some tools that most of us probably don't have, but the attention to detail is impressive: Check out the lamp's wooden handle and the cloth-covered wire.