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Thu 4.8.

How Many Designers Does It Take to Change a Light Bulb?: Samuel Wilkinson

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 04.08.2011 - Tagged as: , , ,

'Vessels' series by Samuel Wilkinson for UK manufacturer Decode

When young British designer Samuel Wilkinson set out to redesign the standard low-energy light bulb, with the aim of making it work just as hard aesthetically as it does environmentally, he was in for a long trek. Journeying beyond the safe and familiar territory of the archetype is seldom easy, particularly when you have to develop a new set of manufacturing methods to realise your product. In conversation with Architonic, Wilkinson sheds some light on his award-winning ‘Plumen 001′ bulb.

(by Simon Cowell)

 

read Simon Cowell’s interview with Samuel Wilkinson on Architonic