Recent graduate Roland Beaven created the Peaucellier Lamp to show appreciation for “the beauty and tangibility of mechanisms.” The lamp pays homage to the Peaucellier straight-line linkage mechanism that was invented in 1864 and turns circular motion into linear motion.

Peaucellier Lamp by Roland Beaven in home furnishings  Category

The ball on the right is filled with sand and acts as a counterweight and can be moved up and down to adjust the height of the lamp. I love that the lamp looks great in any position it’s adjusted.

Peaucellier Lamp by Roland Beaven in home furnishings  Category

Peaucellier Lamp by Roland Beaven in home furnishings  Category

Peaucellier Lamp by Roland Beaven in home furnishings  Category

Peaucellier Lamp by Roland Beaven in home furnishings  Category