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Oriental coffee lampshade / Lampshade

Oriental coffee lampshade
Oriental coffee lampshade

This project is based on reviving thrown out materials that will decompose overtime. Combining also cornstarch and paper in pursuit of the discovery of a new material. Inspired by the transitional Korean earthenware this light can be customised to fit given it comes in 13 segments.

Easy to manufacture and make at home the simplicity of forming shapes and sourcing materials makes for a high end piece born out of low end processing. With the addition of coffee smells and colour an option the lamp can be elevated into a luxurious piece. More important that recycling in our modern day is to re use and this should be the designers rule.


Royal College of Art

Royal College of Art
London, United Kingdom


Ryan Jongwoo Choi

Ryan Jongwoo Choi
Seoul, South Korea