Frank Buchwald Machine Lights

The Machine Light Series The Series

Each single piece is hand-made as many as 200 parts and takes weeks to fabricate. Many components are massively bolded- thereby achieving together with the design, a heavy engineered style with a retrospectice touch. All pieces made to order.

Custom Lighting Custom

About The Designer

Frank Buchwald Design Berlin

Frank Buchwald Designer and manufacturer of furniture, lights, and objects. 
Stations Study of design at the University of the Arts Berlin.
Painter and freelance illustrator.
Self-employed since 1993 with his own workshop.
Interior design and manufacture of furniture and lights.

Since 2002: work on light objects.

"My design philosophy and inspiration behind the Machine Lights is associated for me with the realization that an independent reality which withdraw itself from human access, exists behind the manifest appearance of mechanical objects and secretly determines the world of the machines."

process Manufacturing

"He creates sculptural, handcrafted lights which adhere neither to form nor function, though light and statements they do make. Using burnished steel, brushed brass, textile cables, and blown glass, Buchwald‘s forms anthropomorphise the inanimate, calling to life the evergreen romanticism of machines."

in the Press Publications

"His work is a leap ahead in it’s sophistication and ability to ride that edge between art and sculpture and applied craft and function. His lamps, all handmade in Berlin, defy any logical business plan. Other than to make the best possible executions of his light visions possible…"

For more specifics please contact us Contact

Workshop of Frank Buchwald Boppstr.5 10967 Berlin

D-10967 Berlin/Kreuzberg
3.Hof, 3.OG (3nd backyard/3rd floor)

D-14059 Berlin (Cha)
Phone: +49-(0)30 - 34 70 48 02
Fax: +49-(0)30 - 34 70 48 01
Mobile: +49-(0)178 - 627 31 95
VAT ID: DE173955639


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