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Blasted KL1 Light by Kai Link

Pendant or standing lamp, hewn from one single piece of wood

Blasted KL1 Pendant Light by Kai Linke

BY Aniqa Mannan

April 2nd, 2013

The Blasted KL1 Pendant light was inspired by Kai Linke wondering what a flying branch would look like if it could be paused.

Blasted KL1 Pendant Light by Kai Linke

Linke sought to make as clean and simple a shape as possible. He achieved this by cutting its body completely out of one single piece of wood – no cutting or gluing pieces together.

Blasted KL1 Pendant Light by Kai Linke

The dynamic surface of the wood is given by its glass-blasted treatment, from which the lamp takes its name.

The Blasted KL1 light comes in natural timber or black, and functions equally well as a standing lamp.

Blasted KL1 Pendant Light by Kai Linke

Its hanging wooden asymmetry conveys perfectly Linke’s search for “unexpected gravity”, resulting in a mesmerising feature piece.

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