dik scheepers is a product design student at the academy maastricht, netherlands. before he decided to become a designer he worked as chemical laboratory worker in amsterdam and as a fine mechanics toolmaker in leiden. both was not enough for him.
this is his mud lamp. a lamp made of sand, mud and recycled paper. the idea was to make a product that uses as little as possible energy in production and transport. and to make a product that fits into the current hype of ecodesign.