Antonín Hepnar is an artist, designer, craftsman and master wood-turner. He completed his studies at the high school of arts, architecture and design in Prague in 1953. From that time on he focused on the creation of both artistic and utilitarian wooden objects. He creates bowls, candlesticks, lamps, decorative items, sculptures, and also during the seventies and eighties he participated in the creation of several interior realizations, such as that of Hotel Praha or the remodeling of the church interior church for the new liturgy in Ledeč Sázavou (1970). He still works in his studio in Čakovičky near Prague.
Extraordinary floor lamp in a shape of a giant light bulb, designed and manufactured by Czech artist Antonin Hepnar, who works with special techniques of woodturning. The lamp stands on the base made of ash wood in natural colour and the top is made of blown glass from Valašské Meziřící. The design dates to 1988 and the lamp was produced in 2016. The silver mirror light bulb needed is included in the purchase.
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