caravan pacific lighting

by Grace Bonney

I’ve been talking a lot about Kickstarter lately because almost every week there’s a great new designer debuting a new product or line that needs a little help getting started. Yesterday, designer Shannon Guirl of Caravan Pacific debuted her new handmade lighting series, and I’m excited to donate what I can to see this series come to life. Shannon’s Alberta table lamp is handmade in the USA (primarily by Shannon herself and other artisans in Portland, OR), and she shares her inspiration sources and production techniques on both her Kickstarter page and her Flickr site. I love seeing how handmade pieces like this come together, so I hope you’ll check it out if you’re curious about the process. The final result is a truly beautiful lamp that feels clean and modern with just a touch of mid-century style thrown in. Click here to view Shannon’s full Kickstarter page, here for her main website and here for her Flickr site, which documents the production process from start to finish. Photos by Dan Cronin and Shannon. xo, grace

Photograph above by Lisa Warninger

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