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A Lamp Designed to Use as Little Material as Possible
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Jon Irons, of Irons Design Co., designed TRACE as a minimalist lamp made from as little material as possible. The simple design looks like an outline of a lamp, as if it has been traced on wood, cut out, and put together.

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The two wooden frames fit together to form a three-dimensional lamp that holds a light socket, creating a functioning lamp with personality.

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Looks ridiculously simple, but I imagine a lot of thought went into it to get the measurements and dimensions right.

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Caroline Williamson is Editorial Director of Design Milk. She has a BFA in photography from SCAD and can usually be found searching for vintage wares, doing New York Times crossword puzzles in pen, or reworking playlists on Spotify.