Published on May 24th, 2012 | by Jules Yap


Ironing time and light in tuna sauce

Materials: that light, that clock, a iron, a Campisi tuna fish can

Description: Mom gave me a iron even though she knew I would never iron: I added that Ikea light on top of it, perfect for boring books.

Campisi is a marvelous fishermen shop down to Sicily, their products rule: I had that as a base for a broken clock.

Both of them have been there for ages, Ada told me about Ikea hackers. Make love and hack.

~ enrico russo, naples

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Jules Yap

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9 Responses to Ironing time and light in tuna sauce

  1. enrico russo says:

    thank you all!
    yes, it isn’t anything so peculiar. it’s only the fact of turning found stuff into whatever else.

    ciao ciao


  2. Stephen says:

    Glad to see this posted. I very much like turning a clamp light into a table lamp using an iron as a base. Found-object hacking at it’s best.

  3. Zettelwirtin says:

    @Anon: It really is a digital clock (showing ?1:22). ;-)

  4. jo says:

    rethinking it, the problem is that the light is ironing, and the clock is in tuna sauce…..

  5. Anonymous says:

    the clock is not even ikea, i don’t even see it as a clock. there is a pig face on it.

  6. Zettelwirtin says:

    Maybe the lamp’s not really a hack, but the clock can count as that, can it?
    Anyhow, the clock: Two round shapes, a vintage looking food container? Quite nice!
    And even though I do not like the lamp/iron thingy, the lamp at least looks like a real vintage piece now, due to the arrangement. I like to disguise ikea pieces…^^°

  7. Anonymous says:

    Useless, trash it.

  8. Anonymous says:

    where is the hack? putting the lamp on anything (even an iron) is not a hack.

  9. Anonymous says:

    rly ugly lol :D

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