Frederik Kurzweg_WOUD_Designer

When craftsmanship and creativity meet

Frederik Kurzweg is an upcoming design talent born in Germany. His background as a trained cabinet maker, industrial and furniture designer combines know-how, craftsmanship and creativity. Fascinated by technical precision his designs are characterised by clean lines and graphical expressions.

With his practical Master thesis ‘bender’, he has a great knowledge of bending metal and processing of glass. The technical approach to design is visible in the design of the Tangent table lamp, which is made of steel and opal glass.

The design arose from an experimental study with tubes and proportion and how these can be joined together. A clean graphical design where two steel tubes meet at their tangential point of contact. On top of the inner metal tube is a shade made of opal glass that covers the bulb creating a soft light when turned on and a visual effect of one cylindrical tube when turned off.