“The purpose of design is to make something clever, beautiful and ergonomic. I see design as art, adapted to a human or to space.” Frederik MolenschotThe designer Frederik Molenschot (born in 1981), is graduate of Design Academy Eindhoven. Currently works in Amsterdam, and is part of the Dutch Design Movement. His degree was earned with studies in man and public space and he focused on connecting people and their environments.The founder of Studio Molen, Molenschot crafts his work by hand and displays incredible diversity. He has a deep interest in the artificial and natural elements of our surroundings. His aim is to transport the viewer’s senses to a new level.
Molenschot is best known for his cast bronze lighting structures, such as his ‘Citylight’ body of works, which he hand-shapes into detailed formations to channel and direct light. His work is inspired by urban lighting and the night sky, inspiring a vision of a future city.Lockdown Lights are available online on The Workshop Shop of the Carpenters Gallery.