Vampire power is an annoyance for homes since it adds up to a considerable sum in the utility bills when accounted annually. Additionally it is a terrific waste of energy. Again no one would like to pull out each and every power cord of the household appliances when not in use? There seems to be a way out with Switch Socket though.
Designed by Diana Lin, what you can see are light emitting pillows called the d°light Huggable G2. It can not only be used as a light source but can be hugged or used as a head rest as well.
These fascinating light arts have been produced with the Roomba, a robot vacuum cleaner in combination with colored LEDs and use of long exposure photography.
The pictures are respectively the works of mikebala, IBRoomba, 3rdeyepro, IBRoomba. For more you could visit Flickr.
Lucy Norman from Lula Dot has this interesting solution of transforming books, that cannot be recycled, into marvelous chandeliers. “There is currently no infrastructure set up to recycle the paper from books because the paper is low grade and the glue on the spine must be removed.” So she upcycles the books into patterns and shapes which are hung around a ceiling light to create a chandelier called Light Reading. Each is priced at £440.00.
Affinity Chair by Ben Alun-Jones is a seating form that plays with our mind in believing that its finite structure houses an infinite space within. When unlit, it merges with the surrounding to appear almost non-existent but when illuminated submerges our senses into its unlimited depths. According to the designer the Affinity Chair “explores our relationship with light and space“.
The thing that you are presently looking at isn’t a block of wood. Of course it looks like one but is actually a lighting fixture which gets revealed once the switch is turned ‘on’. In both cases though, nature is the theme that explicitly comes into play. The structure made of wood and stainless steel when turned ‘on’ imparts a warm glow with a subtle beauty of foliage shadow.