08 8 / 2013

The earth-powered lamps illuminate only when natural light levels are low […]. As the plants grow, the OLEDs are able to harness more power and provide brighter light.”

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05 6 / 2013

King Edison Pendant Lamp

King Edison Pendant Lamp

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30 9 / 2012

"The lamp requires placing in a brightly lit spot to allow the algae the ability to photosynthesize. The electricity taken from this process is stored in an internal rechargeable battery, ready to power the lamp when dusk falls."

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19 2 / 2012

Leaf lantern by Samuel Li is a step into the future.

This egg-like lampconcept¬†unfolds in segments around its central axis to expose its internal solar panels to the sun, striking sculptural pose beneath a sunny window. When night falls, you can simply realign those segments and enjoy the warm glow of your very own futuristic solar lamp — or, if your cell phone needs recharging, separate those segments and place your phone on a solar panel over night, where the wonders of wireless induction will magically re-juice your phone.”

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19 2 / 2012