Dipping Light

by Jordi Canudas , 2019

Beyond its function as a lamp, Dipping Light seeks to excite. When it’s on, its varying shades of paint sift and filter the light, creating a magical effect in its surroundings. When off, the colorful glass sphere is a simple object of beautiful aesthetics.

Dipping Light was born as an experiment – dipping a lit light bulb into paint several times – that turned into a lamp. The result is multiple layers of paint that draw concentric circles and trap the light, softening its intensity. The paint becomes a screen, colouring the light and giving it texture.

Each Dipping glass is created individually, with it’s own character and unique signature. While pieces will be similar, they are not intended to “match”, and this is a deliberate component of the product design. In monochrome installations the subtle variation between each shade creates visual interest preventing a sense of repetition. This artisanal process involved makes each lamp unique and exclusive.

As a wall light, this design comes in two different versions, one offering lighting horizontally, and the other vertically. The finish of the base also comes in a choice of brushed  brass or graphite.