A tactical flashlight it ain't. Designer Gad Scott Tal's Flashlight No. 01 is made from reclaimed wood, burnished with beeswax, and finished with leather and brass details.
Originally commissioned for a benefit auction by the Bay Area's Headlands Center for the Arts, the No. 01 will be put into production by Tauro, Tal's high-end leather goods company.
"Initially, it might be enjoyed as a curio," says Tal, "but its practicality would likely be realized during the next rolling blackouts."
I’m a lapsed industrial designer. I was born in NYC and figured I’d die there, but a few years ago I abandoned New York to live on a farm in the countryside with my wife. We have six dogs.
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