The extremely strong and flexible bamboo ensures that the paper-thin peaks bend, rather than break. The big difference between the wood of trees and woody bamboo is the fact that tree wood is short-fiber, that is to say that wood can break every few centimeters. Bamboo is a grass and therefore long and stringy. This fiber leaves the root and continues until the end of each twig. Try to snap a a pinky finger bamboo twig in two and you’ll see what i mean.
Inspiration for bamboo lamp Balance M
The idea came from Balance scales. We live in a society in which almost everything is thrown in the balance, we believe that everything should be compared with something else. With this design, I aim to show that even when something is not even, it can nevertheless be in balance.