TAG: Gourds

High-End Designs Using Fruits and Soil

Designs Using Fruits and Soil

Designers may often find inspiration in unexpected places. Applying intricate concepts to produce works of art using the simplest of mediums requires a skillful balance. The following are a few examples that mix remarkable design with basic means to produce upscale interior pieces. Robert Dziura creates incredible lampshades made from gourds. Gourds are a fruit originally grown in Africa that have hard exterior coverings. In search of a do it yourself design to replicate an eye-catching piece, Dziura turned to an inexpensive but effective medium to make a lightshade. Once the gourds are dried he drills them, forming patterns along… read more