15 Nov '12, 2pm

Castor Is French For Beaver by Carling Acthim & Lana Mauro:

Castor Is French For Beaver by Carling Acthim & Lana Mauro:

Carling Acthim and Lana Mauro have made a short film about Toronto-based Castor that tells the story of their sustainable and now iconic lighting designs; Tank Light , Tube Light and Invisible Chandelier. Say the filmmakers, "The viewer meets and observes the team of Castor's small Toronto operation: first fabricator Darryl Mahoney on his journey to pull together the pieces that make up the Tank Light, followed by partner Kei Ng's description of how a seemingly ugly item has beauty in a restored context and finally Brian Richer, founding partner and principal designer, who explains the philosophy behind finding new use in the most un-reusable items on the planet."

Full article: http://mocoloco.com/fresh2/2012/11/15/castor-is-french-fo...

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