Gallery: Edward Chew Creates Stunning Geometric Lamps From Recycled Tet...

 
“Imagine if each of us were to turn the empty boxes after each quench into a hexagon, and collectively knot them together, what possibly could we achieve?” says Chew.

Each spherical Tetra Pak lamp requires approximately 450 empty soft drink packets and is 260mm in diameter. The boxes were unfolded and then transformed into 108 hexagons by cutting 6 strips of 6 squares, each 130mm x 21mm, to form a triangle. The triangles are then assembled into geometric lamps that shine a new light on material reuse. Chew says “Imagine if each of us were to turn the empty boxes after each quench into a hexagon, and collectively knot them together, what possibly could we achieve?”

+ Tetra Pak Lamp

+ Bright Ideas Lighting Design Competition

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  1. k.balachander October 15, 2011 at 1:26 pm

    how to add to make calculat round shape example 24″ round 3.25″ hexagon

  2. lazyreader June 6, 2011 at 9:08 am

    3-2-1 happy new year!!!!!! Wait a minute, this isn’t Times Square…

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