'Gulp' by Tim Fishlock is Made from Thousands of Drinking Straws

By: Meghan Young - Published: Mar 8, 2010 • References: timfishlock and contemporist
'Gulp' by Tim Fishlock adds to a growing recycled series by this particular designer. Trend Hunter brought your attention to Fishlock's 'What Watt?' chandelier, which uses over a thousand used incandescent bulbs and now he resorts to translucent drinking straws.

A dense, spherical suspending light, Gulp by Tim Fishlock is surprisingly beautiful despite being a cluster of plastic straws. Considering that it takes seven days to create one piece, I guess I understand why.