Vasili Lights' lampshades are papercraft designs, which are fun and easy to assemble at home. Each lamp is delivered as a flat-pack with handy instructions, so you can make each lamp in no time. Inspired by the Nordic seaside and the oceans’ many bioluminescent creatures, Amsterdam-based design studio co-founded by Vasili Popov and Lidiya Koloyarskaya create paper craft lampshades in the shape of aquatic animals.
In cooperation with Rankellfoto, photographer Jessica Rankell tried her luck to assemble the Jellyfish Lantern by Vasili Lights. While doing this, she shot some beautiful images of the assembly process. It looks like Jessica did a pretty good job putting together the lampshade. Her insight about the assembly process "...take breaks, refill your coffee cup and enjoy the moment. Practice patience while creating a beautiful lampshade..."
The Jellyfish Lantern consists of 13 pre-cut perforated templates made of strong and durable paper, along with step-by-step instructions. In order to make the assembly process straightforward and pleasant, the edges and flaps are numbered.
Glue together the edges and flaps with a UHU All Purpose Adhesive or a regular Wood Glue (PVA-based).
Jessica and her Jelly Fish Lantern "It gives me a cosy light, a stunning interior detail but also a mindful break."
The Jellyfish DIY lampshade is just one big highlight for any room or space. The lampshade will fit around an existing ceiling light bulb (LED only). Cord set and bulb are not included.
Photography: Jessica Rankell
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