The January/February copy of Crafts has a feature on Stuart Haygarth and his fabulous lighting creations from found-objects.  I really like the fact that they are limited editions and not mass-produced and love the way he has created something beautiful by combining hundreds of pieces that have no intrinsic beauty. Apparently he studied graphic design and was a photographer and illustrator for 15 years before changing career at almost 40 to “try it in design”.  Brilliant!

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‘Spectacle’ 2006 image source Stuart Haygarth (spectacle lenses and frames)

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1) ‘Spectacle 2) ‘Tail Light’ 2007 3) ‘Tide’ 2005, 4) ‘Optical’ 2007 all via Crafts

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‘Tide’ 2005 image source Stuart Haygarth (debris washed up on beaches)

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‘Millennium Chandelier 1’ image source Stuart Haygarth (empty party poppers)

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