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DIY: Table Lamp

Repurpose an old lamp and turn it into an instant conversation piece

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“When you guys first approached me with this project, I thought that it would be easy. But when I got the actual items to make-over, boy, were they ‘fugly,’ almost beyond saving," industrial designer Mitch Shivers shares. Since he doesn't want the finished product to look like an ordinary DIY project, he elevated the design of the table lamp using automotive paint. Be inspired by this quick makeover.

Production by Sunshine Selga Funa. Pictorial direction by Nat M. Clave. Photographed by Pat Martires.

Read the original article ("10 Designer Mini-Makeovers") in the July 2013 issue of Real Living Magazine. Download your digital copy of Real Living on the Real Living App now! Log on to summitnewsstand.com.ph/real-living for more details.  

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