container of light

"The classical forms of vessels used for feasts and perfected over centuries by craftspeople of India are the inspiration for these containers now holding light" Linda Benglis

scientist dr. anand sarabhai heads one of the many design companies today that focus on ecologically sustainable products. using scrap material like coconuts, newspapers, fabric and tin, eatit world manufactures delightful, functional products. based in india, sarabhai collaborated with american artist linda benglis to create the lovely vessel lamp pictured above. this line of lamps is made from recycled paper and bamboo. i like their description: containers of light or spiritual nourishment.

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