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The idea for the Kurk Lamp was conceived when designer Craig Foster started taking other desk lights apart. He discovered a huge amount of unnecessary parts, fixtures and glue being used, and was surprised to find that the average lamp consisted of over 30 parts! What devised as an alternative was a simple flat-pack design that employs cork to create a cool new eco-lighting solution with a unique aesthetic. Speaking about the lamp, Foster said, “The aim of Kurk was to use the minimum amount of parts, without compromising on the personality and character of the product.”
Read more: Designer Craig Foster Goes Back to the Basics With His Flat-pack Cork Kurk Lamp | Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building