Designer Alavaro Catalan de Ocons founded the PET LAMP project to put the spotlight on the environmental impact of plastic bottles. PET LAMP combines the reuse of plastic bottles with artisan handcraft, design knowledge and textile tradition in Colombia to develop and produce these very unique and beautiful light objects. What a fantastic project …We need more of those !

 

To avoid becoming stylised, the designer wanted to keep the bottle top and its neck allowing the client to know the origin and history of each lamp.

 

The colors, materials and motifs employed in the creation of the lamps speak of the cultural traditions of the artisans who make them.

 

 

 

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