Galleries: Design

"Shattered Dawn" wall-mounted lamp

Shattered Dawn lamp- final model
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Lighting Studio, Spring 2009



Project Overview

This project took nearly an entire semester from ideation to completion of the final prototype. The end result is a wall-mounted lamp with a vertical dial on the front. As the dial is turned, the lights brighten and rotate upwards, creating a shifting radiance on the wall.

Ideation and Development

Lamp sketch ideation
Random sketch ideation- scattered ideas
Lamp sketch ideation
Sketch ideation- form language emerging
Lamp sketch ideation
Sketch ideation- "spark" emerging
Lamp sketch ideation
Further sketch ideation
Lamp sketch ideation
Mechanism sketch ideation
Light testing with a rough model (1)
Light testing with a rough model (1)
Light testing with a rough model (2)
Light testing with a rough model (2)
Lamp sketch ideation
Final direction sketch development
Testing light radiance with acrylic ribs
Testing light radiance- acrylic ribs
Partial study model- last radiance test
Partial study model- last radiance test
Solidworks render of the final lamp direction
Solidworks render of the nearly finished design
Prototype construction
Images from prototype construction
Final prototype- lights off
Final prototype (lights off)
Final prototype- lights on
Final prototype (lights on)
Final prototype- closeup view
Final prototype (closeup)





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