Neon Stitch_Maple

Brooklyn, NY 2024

Neon Stitch is a one-of-a-kind light piece that creates a design language between its two materials: wood and light.

Inspired by traditional woodworking joinery methods used to reinforce naturally occurring checks, Neon Stitch uses bent neon to join two wood slabs. While butterfly joints are typically used to reinforce cracks within wood, this approach is revisited to replace and augment the joints with a contrasting material—neon tubes—thus, ‘stitching’ together two live edges of maple. The precise bends of the neon tubing interact with the live edges of the maple, creating a synergy between natural and handmade. The end result is a sculptural light piece that adds dimension and light to any environment.

Dimensions: 32” x 12” x 2 1/2”
Materials: Spalted Maple with black dye and natural hard wax oil finish / 10mm Satin White coated glass filled with argon and mercury

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