Almudena Rodríguez Hortigüela

Almudena Rodríguez Hortigüela

Madrid, ES


Moth Lamp

The Inhabitants furniture series is designed using insect anatomy patterns in several furniture elements. Normally, insects are uncomfortable guest in our houses. This series is a way of turning this situation upside down in a funny way. In the same way moths fly to the light in summer nights, the Moth lamp makes a use of this situation to help to control the lighting conditions.

The lamp is formed by a rice paper ball lamp cover by moth wing replicas. The wings, made of printed vellum paper, are stick individually and serve to diffuse the spherical light. As the wings are stuck separately, they move with the wind. While moving, the wings provide a changing atmosphere based on veering light and whispering sound that remembers the flutter of Lepidoptera.

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Status: Built