Gionata Gatto, Mike Thompson, Trap Light, 2011 milan furniture fair, salone Internazionale del Mobile 2011, 2011 milan design week, green lamps, green lighting, energy efficient lamps, Photoluminesence, Photoluminesence lamps, photoluminescent pigments lamps, Spazio Rossana Orlandi

Completely cord and battery-free, the Trap Light utilizes special photoluminescent pigments to absorb “waste energy” from surrounding light sources, which it then emits as a soft ambient glow at night. A thirty minute ‘charge’ of recycled light from a traditional incandescent or LED light bulb provides up to eight hours of clean, green lighting.

The body of each lamp has been formed using the Murano glass blowing technique. The close, hands-on approach allows the designers to embed photoluminescent pigments directly into the glass body of the lamp with ease.

If you’re in Milan this week, be sure to swing by the Spazio Rossana Orlandi to get a first-hand look at this stunning design.

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