Washing drums up-cycled into beautiful lamps

Lamps are back again and this time with the added ‘up-cycling’ factor. Created from washing machine drums that hold your clothes, these lamps look perfect to be a lighting option.The light penetrating through the numerous holes on its surface definitely does enthrall the immediate surrounding. Alex Kovatchev has reused the washing drums into three different lighting structures.


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Life Box, a true solution for re-greening our planet

What do you do with a packing box? Use it, then throw it away or else reuse it. That’s it. The box in the above picture is special. Called the Life Box, it packs in it, ‘the life’ of the future.After using it as a normal packing box, it could be torn and planted in soil to add greenery to our nature instead of discarding it right away.


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World’s only Solar Light Bulb Nokero to provide clean, cost effective and safe light for homes without electricity

Meet Nokero, the world’s only solar light bulb which has been designed to replace kerosene lamps and provide light to homes who are unable to afford electricity. Each bulb has 4 solar panels on the exterior which is able to collect solar energy during the day. A rechargeable battery within stores the energy. Whenever required, a switch located at the opposite end of the bulb is pressed to make it glow [bulb has five LEDs].


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Melt Bulbs, a melting illusion with LED

Oops! The light bulbs are melting away. May be light bulbs cannot physically melt away but in today’s world, light bulbs are indeed ‘melting away’ from the household, office, shops etc. With LED replacing the simple old bulbs for a more efficient option, incandescent bulbs will soon be gone. Designer Keita Ogawa tries to express the vanishing scenario with her beautiful creation of Melt Bulbs.


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