Elish Warlop

Elish Warlop is a lighting and furniture designer living in Southampton, NY. Her company, Elish Warlop Design Studio, specializes in creating custom lighting fixtures and large-scale installations for her clients. Elish has worked with private clients all over the world, and has been featured in multiple design publications. Elish has a Masters from Rhode Island School of Design and a BA from Cornell University.

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Elish's Upcoming Workshops

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    Open to All

    Students of any skill and knowledge level.

Jun 24 - 28, 2024
9AM - 5PM

Bending Light

Laura Kishimoto, Elish Warlop

Tuition $1,110
Code W0403-24

What are the qualities of light that inspire? This exploratory workshop delves into the dynamic properties of light and how it can be shaped and manipulated as a physical material. Rather than incorporating a light source to illuminate a woodworking project, woodworking techniques are used to transform our perception of the light itself. We explore luminosity, translucence, and shadow through the organic lens of bent wood. Students learn basic wiring and are introduced to freeform bent lamination techniques as they prototype a light of their own design.

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