Sleek Glass-Bottomed Lamp Allows You to Plant Your Own Terrarium in the Base

Stephanie Hare of SHare Studios reimagines the ordinary table lamp with her collection of glass-bottomed lighting. The striking minimalist designs feature a handmade paper lampshade that's perched on top of a glass base with a rope cord situated between the shade and the glass. This relatively simple decision of cord placement has a great impact on the rest of the lamp–it leaves the base empty and allows you to fill it with whatever you like.

Hare offers suggestions for how to accentuate the glass vessel, one of which is a terrarium. The wide, clear vase lends itself well to this, and the vibrancy of the green plants with its deep brown soil create an eye-catching juxtaposition to Hare's clean and modern design aesthetic. If this feels too maximalist, however, the designer also showcases the stunning drama that comes with a single flower placed inside the clear container.

Hare sells lamps, in various shapes and sizes, through her Etsy shop.

SHare Studios: Etsy | Facebook
via [So Super Awesome]

Sara Barnes

Sara Barnes is a Staff Editor at My Modern Met and Manager of My Modern Met Store. As an illustrator and writer living in Seattle, she chronicles illustration, embroidery, and beyond through her blog Brown Paper Bag and Instagram @brwnpaperbag. She wrote a book about embroidery artist Sarah K. Benning titled 'Embroidered Life' that was published by Chronicle Books in 2019. Sara is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art. She earned her BFA in Illustration in 2008 and MFA in Illustration Practice in 2013.

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