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Mod Matryoshka Fixtures

The Babula Lamp Series Was Formally Inspired by Russian Nesting Dolls

— January 28, 2014 — Art & Design
Looking at the Babula light fixture series, you probably wouldn't need an explanation regarding the pieces' formal influence. Krools looked to mimic the shape of those familiar painted babushka dolls for beautifully basic and bulbous illuminators.

The table lamp and the pendant lamps have little voluptuous silhouettes and come in the same sizes rather than a full Russian nesting doll range. Their forms complement those of the lightbulbs that are installed inside. To manufacture these charming items, blue beech and oak wood give them a warm brown or an ashen color. Porcelain components cap the Babula table lights; where the doll's face would be, a round hole has been left in the top of each, letting brighter beams escape.
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