Meet the Maker: Ben Light


Ben Light is a lamp maker, woodworker, inventor, and Apartment Therapy's latest carpenter crush. Today's video takes you inside his studio.

• The Star: Ben Light is a New York-based maker, designer, and Cash Cab contestant. Ben's work has appeared in the Museum of Arts and Design, the MoMA Design Store, and on the shelves at Crate & Barrel. He earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Lehigh University and a Masters from NYU's Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP). Ben may love his lathe, just a little too much.

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Links and Related Posts:
• Ben Light's Secret Passageway Light Switch (Design Showcase Finalist 2011)
Lake Log Lamps by Ben Light
Ben Light's Design Evening Presentation
B Light Design

(Image credits: Ben Light; Ben LIght)