An older project, from my A Level design, this floor standing task lamp drew on inspiration from suspension bridges and coastal themes.. The base, made of oak, turns on a cast concrete slab using a lazy Susan mechanism rebated into the oak allowing the two pieces to spin seamlessly. Two laminated oak arches form the main structure, with aluminium bars bracing the sections, held by pins studded along the oak.
The arm of the task light is held by a counterweight and steel cable that stretches across the top of the light and hangs over a pulley at the end of the arm. The desired height of light is positioned by choice of stopper where the two oak uprights meet. The metal shade side profiles have been cut out by a CNC router, folded and slotted into a laminated birch plywood curve.