Joost van Bleiswijk’s Unusual Tinkering Lamps for Moooi

Joost van Bleiswijk’s Unusual Tinkering Lamps for Moooi
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Creating extraordinary things out of ordinary is the speciality of Joost van Bleiswijk - a Dutch-based designer- who has recently come up with new lighting design. Joost spent hours tinkering on a rhythmic installation of lamps while searching for unusual ways of capturing and reflecting light. And finally, the outcome is a product which can be said an epitome of magnificent craftsmanship.Tinkering-Top 10 Best Dutch Designers

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Why Tinkering is Special?

Made from coated stainless steel and brass, Tinkering is an outstanding yet unconventional lighting design. The marvellous suspension lamp gives an open and translucent feel. Further, the colour, design and materials of the lamp give a modern feel.

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It has a Button which showcases Moooi’s digital proof of authenticity. The company has incorporated NFC technology in The Button. So, when you register your name for the purchase, you secure your investment in addition to the extended warranty.

The best part is that it has no electrical wires as it is powered through Moooi’s proprietary technology- Electrosandwich® by Marcel Wanders. It is an alternative to conventional wiring.

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The use of Electrosandwich® shows how important innovation is for the brand. Some of the Moooi’s most iconic designs, such as Heracleum and the recently launched Hubble Bubble- are also become viable with Electrosandwich®.

The lamp is available in two sizes- Tinkering 85 and Tinkering 140.

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Designer- Joost van Bleiswijk

What made the designer craft such a unique design? 

“I crafted Tinkering specifically for my house, it’s a very personal object. The process of making and discovering the right construction dictates my design. It is revealed to me whenever I put materials together with screws or glue, or tear pieces of cardboard to create a shape. I appreciate the rawness or irregularity of the material and let my craftsmanship follow these elements when I’m creating.”

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Where Joost Tinkers?

For the designer, his workshop is just like a playground where the sound of saws, screwdrivers, and tools incessantly flows in the air. 

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This is actually the place where Joost repeatedly plays, discovers and revises for days so that he comes out with something out-of-the-box.

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He says that when he allows his intuition to lead the way, then the outcome is really superb and unexceptional.tinkering-Top 10 Best Dutch Designers

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Tinkering lighting can be perfectly blended in any interior and gives wonderful look when hung above long dining tables or countertops. Moreover, it is widely available so any person from anywhere in the world can purchase this distinct lighting for giving an extraordinary look to their home.

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About Joost van Bleiswijk

Grew up in Delft and studied at the Design Academy of Eindhoven, Joost Bleiswijk is a prolific product designer. He designed a variety of wonderful products with his hard work, including high-backed chairs, chess sets, grandfather clocks, and cupboards. He gives great value to the process of making. Joost’s work received recognition throughout the world because of bringing his unique designs into a contemporary setting. Regardless of the scale, the handmade and human touch remains at the heart of his practice and reinforces an intuitive and emotional approach to contemporary design. His genuine fascination for the construction of the object – often revealed in the outcome – is the starting point of the process.

About Moooi

Moooi has been inspiring as well as enticing the world with its innovative and outstanding designs from the last 20 years. Founded in 2001, Moooi is recently led by Marcel Wanders and Robin Bevers. It is named after the Dutch word for beautiful. The addition of third ‘o’ in the brand name stands for an extra value in terms of beauty & uniqueness. It is not a brand that asks or tells designers what to do, instead, it allows the designers to design what they like. The brand tries to fulfil the designers’ dreams.


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