Most people stated that the relationship between nature and technology are contradictory. Nature and Technology could not be combine and fulfilled each other. But this stated could not effected young Australian Designer; Duncan Meerding. Duncan create a wonderful light installation for yard lighting system and pass through make a bonding between nature and technology.
Duncan is the one who introduces the Cracked Log Lamp at early 2013. On his works, he used Hanging log pendant lamp and placed in a lines. So, his work will bring a magical light falls out of the crack at night time. It’s make people fascinated with his works.
Duncan stated that on a side lighting can influence your mood, when you walk pass it. It’s far more-subtle and even magical, compared to light which comes to you directly. Most of artificial is quite harsh when we walk pass it. However, Duncan’s work light is mesmerizing, because their lights is soft, as soft as sleeping lights. On This yard lighting installation, the light emanating on the stances and the atmosphere of nature can be felt from Duncan’s work. He creates this yard lighting installation based on his own vision that he has limited vision.
Duncan’s work needs a two large stumps that ready to wire 12volt power indoor or outdoor and the second one is battery powered stump. Therefore, develop the original Cracked Log Lamp will be difficult. Duncan almost enlarge the stump size doubled. He set it on (400 mm high and 300 mm wide approximately)
Duncan design is of the cracked log light series growing a unique interest of this objects. It can be seen that they became more beautiful, when you see them in the flesh.
The design often linked with waste wood and embraces the cracks, make them a feature and bring them the sense of nature. Duncan’s work make you feel that you brought a log from the forest and placed it to your home. The warm yellow light strengthens the nature atmosphere, it’s similar to the light of glowworm that often find it in the middle of the forest.
Duncan works of nature and technology combination is adorable. It represents the mother of nature that almost gone in this technological era. He also gives a solution for dealing with any waste wood around. However, if you like his work you may adapt Duncan’s work to your backyard. You can adjust it after a few times observation.