Miriam Aust & Sebastian Amelung

Miriam Aust and Sebastian Amelung are product designer located in Kassel. Together with the concrete experts from G.tecz, they developed products with the material Quantz that are extreme filigree. A special method and material-version is used to produce objects with only 3mm wall-thickness. 

The lamp 'like paper' has been awarded with the German Design Award 2013 ("Designpreis der Bundesrepublik Deutschland") in the category "YOUNG TALENT".

like paper

by Miriam Aust and Sebastian Amelung 

What seems to be folded paper, is made out of slewed concrete. The lamps of the like paper-series are an image of what we expect to be a paper-folded lampshade. Both its appearance and its haptics give concrete a new face and lead to believe it could be sensitive and malleable.


The design not only fools our viewing habits by imitating other material properties, but it also with our common sense of dealing with light and room. like paper is not only placed in a room to illuminate it, but to stage it.