- Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building - http://inhabitat.com -
Brilliant Recycled Cardboard Plamp! Lamp is its Own Packaging
Posted By Ana Lisa On March 28, 2011 @ 2:40 pm In Green Lighting,Green Materials,green packaging,Recycled Materials | 5 Comments
Chilean designer Paloma Agliati ‘s Plamp! lamp is a blooming pendant light made entirely of recycled, recyclable, and biodegradable cardboard. Inspired by the need to reduce packaging , Agliati designed a beautiful lamp  that needs no packaging at all – the product is the packaging.
Agliati’s clever Plamp! lamp keeps material use to a minimum by incorporating the product’s packaging within its design. A single piece of folded cardboard makes up the lighting shade and packaging, and it shops complete with a cable and a low-energy bulb . The box’s hexagonal  construction helps save space during shipping, and the lid makes a surprising ornamental ceiling rose.
The lamp is offered in a laser cut arabesque pattern or a plain unadorned design. It is currently available at Molde ’s mobile design gallery, their online shop or at the designer’s own website .
+ Plamp! Lamp 
Photos: ©Paloma Agliati
Article printed from Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building: http://inhabitat.com
URL to article: http://inhabitat.com/brilliant-recycled-cardboard-plamp-lamp-is-its-own-packaging/
URLs in this post:
 Paloma Agliati: http://plamp.blogspot.com/
 packaging: http://inhabitat.com/index.php?s=packaging
 lamp: http://inhabitat.com/new-flat-turns-boring-cardboard-into-awesome-lamp-shades/
 low-energy bulb: http://inhabitat.com/british-designer-tom-dixon-unveils-bulb-at-milan-design-week/
 hexagonal: http://inhabitat.com/colorful-hexagonal-wall-tiles-made-from-sound-absorbing-wood-wool/
 Molde: http://molde.bootic.net/products/lampara-packaging
Copyright © 2011 Inhabitat Local - New York. All rights reserved.