Jos Devriendt is a Belgian artist and designer known for his ceramic sculptural lamps, whose images are inextricably linked with the ideas of late Surrealism.
Devriendt likes to work in series, which are united not so much by a variety of forms as by a special relationship to color. He uses various coloristic schemes and combinations in order to evoke a certain feeling or convey some special meaning. In his works, the horizons of the North Sea and the landscapes of his native Ostend are guessed, the nuances of morning, day, or evening lighting.
Using the Japanese raku technique for firing, Devriendt enjoys the grid of soot-blackened cracks and multicolored enameled lamp surfaces. All of them are created by the author manually. According to the author himself, his goal is not to illuminate the space of the interior but to show how the sculpture can live not only in sunlight but also at night. This is a statement about how time of day and atmosphere change our perception of an object.