Design Miami: the Eiffel Tower is reimagined as a bronze table lamp by Belgian artists Studio Job, who also present an upside-down Taj Mahal table at Design Miami this week.
The Tour Eiffel lamp is made from patinated bronze and features a polished bronze lampshade fixed to the bent peak of the tower.
Studio Job's Job Smeets explained his inspiration for the piece: "While having a summer lunch with Loic and Julien of Carpenters [Workshop Gallery] on the top of Centre Pompidou I had this amazing view of the Tour Eiffel and dreamt about my bohemian life in Paris back in the Nineties. You know, when the world was young and Tour Eiffel was my best friend and close neighbour. Anyway, somewhere between entrée and main the guys commissioned a lamp. One thing led to another!"
The Taj Mahal table, also made from patinated and polished bronze, flips the Indian landmark on its head so that it rests on its four corner turrets.
We've already published a collection of photosensitive vases by design duo Glithero launching in Miami this week.
Other projects by Studio Job on Dezeen include a studded plastic chair for design brand Moooi and the studio's solo show at the Groninger Museum in the Netherlands last year.
Photographs of the lamp are by P. Laarhoven and photographs of the table are by Carpenters Workshop Gallery.
- FLIP alarm clock turns off by turning it… over
- Origin part II: Balance by BCXSY
- Tout Va Bien cabinet by Antoine Audiau a…nd Manuel Warosz
- “Milan is a breeding ground for people… who copy our products”
- Patrick Stevenson-Keating reimagines the… value of currency
- Carafe and water filter by Soma
- Christmas lights in Madrid by Teresa Sap…ey
- Who's Next by Marco Ripa
- Jólan van der Wiel creates spiky shoes …for Iris van Herpen using magnets
Sign up for a daily roundup
of all our stories