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Fragile Future III: Delicate Dandelion Lights Sit at the Intersection of Nature & Technology

Posted By Bridgette Meinhold On December 29, 2011 @ 9:15 am In gallery,Green Lighting | No Comments

Fragile Future III, Drift Studio, dandelion lights, green lighting, modular lighting

Studio DRIFT is currently exhibiting one of their installations at the Israel Museum [5] as part of the Curious Minds Exhibit [6]. Fragile Future III [3] “tells the story about the amalgamation of nature and technology,” and how the two must work in consort in order to survive. The linear, 3 dimensional network is both industrial and organic and while the unit is wholly constructed it speaks to how nature can collaborate with man-made objects.

This third iteration in the series (after Fragile Future I and II) is a more robust design and is easier to install and maintain. Each modular network is a visible circuit and comes with three lights made from real dandelions. The modules easily connect to each other allowing a number of different configurations to be made. You can order your own versions of the lights through Carpenter’s Workshop Gallery [4].

+ Studio DRIFT [3]

Via Architizer [7]

Images ┬ęStudio DRIFT


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[3] Studio DRIFT: http://www.designdrift.nl/

[4] Carpenter's Workshop Gallery: http://cwgdesign.com/

[5] Israel Museum: http://www.english.imjnet.org.il/htmls/Home.aspx

[6] Curious Minds Exhibit: http://www.imj.org.il/exhibitions/presentation/exhibit.asp?id=779

[7] Architizer: http://www.architizer.com/en_us/blog/dyn/36628/designing-for-a-fragile-future/

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