snow fence light prototype

snow fence light prototype

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Around where I live, these snow fences are everywhere; usually bundled and tossed to the side of the road or in a ditch. I love the idea of re-purposing artifacts like these into something potentially useful and beautiful. This fence is already somewhat iconic, seeing as when I described the project to people, most knew exactly what I was referring to and said they have seen several of those ‘bundles’ lying around. For this project, I wanted to embrace the fence’s “natural form” which I feel is the rolled-up bundle (as opposed to its form when put to its intended use). Giving this piece a sense of elegance was also a part of my design intent, so the final prototype takes the form of a charmingly simple, rustic chandelier. This project is a prototype created for the sole purpose of the joy of making something.