Kelp lampshades by Julia Lohmann

October 21st, 2012 by retail design blog

London-based designer Julia Lohmann thinks dried strips of seaweed could replace leather, paper and plastic to make everyday objects like these laser-cut kelp lampshades. Seaweed could be used as a substitute for leather, parchment and even some kinds of plastics, the designer argued. “I’ve made a veneer that works really well, so it could be a substitute for hardwood,” she said.











http://www.dezeen.com/2012/10/16/kelp-lampshades-by-julia-lohmann/

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One thought on “Kelp lampshades by Julia Lohmann

  1. Hue Grintor says:

    Truly amazing who knew this sea plant could be used for creating things such as this. Awesome.

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