Vilma Silveira Farrell's Profile
My name is Vilma Silveira Farrell and I live in New York City. I was a journalist in Brasilia, my country's capital, for many years but am now a stay-at-home-mom and the artisan behind Lampada. I handcraft lamps with recycled coffee filters. Have you ever seen a lampshade made from recycled coffee filters?
Rather than putting a pen to paper to write a story, I put on my artisan's hat and dive into the stains of the coffee filters and ideas that make each of my lamps an "earth friendly" original work of art. Assembling lighting transforms my state of mind. All I have is my hands and my inspiration.
Interesting ideas, unique and natural materials combine to make beautiful products. My inspiration comes from Brazil, land of dark coffee, rich spices and muita alegria.
- Joined March 21, 2011