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Bamboo Trees Light up the Night With Luminous LED Leaves

by , 04/22/11
filed under: Art, gallery, Green Lighting

sustainable design, green design, eco art, environmental art, light trees, green lighting, bill watson, led tree, light emitting diode, led, energy-efficient lighting

Each of the LED-lit leaves is made of laser-etched plexiglass and mounted onto an artistically assembled shaft of bamboo. Each leaf contains a collection of red, green, blue, and white LEDs mounted on controller boards – the light levels, colors and pattern speed is adjusted with a computer. Originally conceived by Watson and artist Tina Sedonne, the trees are the product of a small army of labor. It’s very exciting to see what folks are doing with LEDs these days — now if they could do a combined installation with Solar Ivy, that would be leaf-tastic.

+ Bill Watson

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3 Comments

  1. ptibrewal May 14, 2013 at 1:59 pm

    wow..this project looks amazing..the details on the leaves is also fabulous..

  2. 19Bov1pa September 2, 2011 at 8:01 am

    hi there i would like someone to help me with my art project i am in 5 year.I have chosen lighting based on trees.dose anyone have any ideas for my project desighn in art?thank you

  3. server ebook April 28, 2011 at 5:26 am

    Way cool, some good points! I appreciate you making this article online, the rest of the site is also well done. Have a great day.

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