Reddit can't get enough of this sharp lamp shade design

A light shade in the shape of a pencil shaving designed by Nanako Kume
(Image credit: Nanako Kume via Instagram)

It's not often that we have cause to write about lampshades here at Creative Bloq, although we have reviewed some of the best craft lights and the best desk lamps. But a particularly sharp design has won the attention of the design community over on Reddit.

The Japanese designer Nanako Kume has designed a range of lampshades inspired by the shapes of pencil shavings. And what's fascinating to see is that she actually makes them in much the same way.

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Joe Foley

Joe is a regular freelance journalist and editor at Creative Bloq. He writes news, features and buying guides and keeps track of the best equipment and software for creatives, from video editing programs to monitors and accessories. A veteran news writer and photographer, he now works as a project manager at the London and Buenos Aires-based design, production and branding agency Hermana Creatives. There he manages a team of designers, photographers and video editors who specialise in producing visual content and design assets for the hospitality sector. He also dances Argentine tango.