Tagged: moving lights

Thank you Dievca x

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In response to my post about Mark Champkin’s flower lights, the lovely Dievca sent me a link to Studio Drift’s Shylights at the Rijks Museum in Holland. I’m so grateful because they are a wonder to behold…

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I thoroughly recommend watching the film they made during the making process: The attention to detail, the care…the joy.

Laters, Kate x

Innovation x

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How about this for a super cool design: A light that opens up like a flower..and closes again.

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It’s the work of the Science Museums Inventor-in-residence, Mark Champkins. Inside the petals are bi-metallic strips – a sandwich of copper and steel. ┬áThe copper responds to the heat of the bulb by expanding, the steel doesn’t, resulting in the realistic bend.

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Whilst I love it, It’s small and I’m not convinced it’s working to it’s true potential..Just imagine it as collection together designed as a blossomed branch huge chandelier..

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Or inside a large eye-filling glass pendant: Three in a row over a kitchen island unit…heaven.

Laters, Kate x