This project was the result of a workshop exploring alternative uses for cross laminated timber (CLT) waste. The design highlights the natural aesthetic of the material.
At first glance the lamp looks like a block of rough spruce, but when switched on reveals the forgotten beauty that lies within. CLT is normally used in construction.
It comes in large sheets that are made by laminating spruce or pine to form a sort of giant plywood sheet. Into this sheet door and window openings are cut, producing waste pieces.
This lamp is just one way in which this discarded material could find new value.