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Nicholas Wallenberg

MA work

Specialism:

Platform 15


A family of lamps that invite physical play and distortion of light through a surprising pairing of materials – copper and leather. While the copper foil adds a familiar warmth to new energy-efficient light bulbs and has the ability to be sculpted, the leather exterior acts as support with its soft welcoming touch.


Info

  • MA Degree

    School

    School of Design

    Programme

    MA Design Products, 2012

    Specialism

    Platform 15

  • Specialism:

    Platform 15


    A family of lamps that invite physical play and distortion of light through a surprising pairing of materials – copper and leather. While the copper foil adds a familiar warmth to new energy-efficient light bulbs and has the ability to be sculpted, the leather exterior acts as support with its soft welcoming touch.


  • Degrees

  • BA, Industrial Design, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, USA, 2006
  • Experience

  • Designer, Idea Books, London, 2010; Designer, Affectiva Inc (MIT), Waltham, MA, USA, 2009; Internship, Front, Stockholm, Sweden, 2008; Internship, Tomoko Azumi & t.n.a. Design Studio, London, 2007
  • Exhibitions

  • Paradise, Salone Internazionale del Mobile, Milan, Italy, 2012; Resonance, supported by Yamaha, Chappell of Bond Street, London, 2011; Fendi & the RCA, London Design Week, Fendi Flagship Store, London, 2011; Designersblock, 1 The Piazza, Covent Garden, London, 2008
  • Awards

  • Highly commended, Conran Foundation Prize, Conran Foundation, 2012; Winner, The Alexander Graham Bell Award, Rhode Island School of Design, 2006