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.
Original floor lamp designed and made by Czech designer Antonín Hepnar, who works with the technique of woodturning and makes usually only five pieces of each design. This impressive lamp called Madame lamp, is composed of round stepped base made of stained maple wood and a big cylindrical lampshade The lamp is made for one lightbulb with E27 socket, 220V / 60W.