The Tua Table Lamp has a Modern Form Factor

The Tua Table Lamp has a Modern Form Factor

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Taryn Williford
Jun 8, 2010

Is it wrong that as soon as we see an aluminum lamp, we immediately think about how great it would look on our desk Mac-side? Then we don't want to be right. This Tua Table Lamp immediately made us think about the Apple form factor, and it doesn't help that it almost looks like an open laptop.

But it wasn't inspired by a laptop. Designer Marco Zito envisioned a lamp who's shade went all the way down to actually become the support of the light itself.

Then, in a dual effort to make the design more interesting and let more light out, the shade took on the abstract shape of a hand:

It's got a product listing at Foscarini, but no price—which we all know means we can't afford it. Instead, we're opening it up to all of the genius DIY'ers out there with some emtal-shaping and electrical-wiring experience: Let's make it happen!

Via MocoLoco

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