What is more poetic and elegantly captivating than a bird perched on a branch, flirting, singing and celebrating life? We all recognize this image and steal a moment from our precious time to admire this triumph of nature and beauty.
Inspired by such natural glory and forever fascinated by the combination of balance and movement, Umut Yamac has created six lamps which captivate the viewer through motion, poetry and grace: the Perch Light family.
A series of sculptural abstract lamps, made of folded paper and brass, come to light on their metal perches, like birds gracefully balanced on a branch. These sunlit birds are free to swing when softly touched, gently glowing and bringing along the promise of spring.
Umut Yamac is a London based architect and designer with Turkish heritage. He graduated from the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL with a distinction in design and went on to work for a number of internationally renowned architects and designers before establishing his own practice in 2011.
He works on a diverse range of projects from the scale of the object to the architectural. The common thread that unites each piece is the emphasis placed on the relationship with the user; and the desire to offer different levels of engagement, from purely functional to the playful and imaginary.