Gallery: The Best Green Lighting from New York Design Week 2011!

Pierre Ospina's forest of luminous "trees" feature several innovative re-purposed materials, as well as low energy LED bulbs. The series of lamps created a much needed micro-sanctuary within the ICFF convention center.

Designed by Aqua Creations, each 96 Molecules lamp is crafted by folding a single sheet of paper without any other manipulations. The process emphasizes craftsmanship and creates a unique product that is not mass-produced – it takes a single person a full day to fold two pieces!

Ismael Quintero’s gorgeous Odyssey lamps by iQEnvironments are made from reycycled beer bottles and modeled after NYC fire hydrants.

Pacific Northwest-based Perhacs Studio unveiled a striking series of flat pack cardboard pendant lamps at the Model Citizens exhibition. The modular lamps are assembled from laser-cut cardboard shapes that come in a variety of forms ranging from simple soft geometries to complex branch-like designs.

Aqua Creation’s mesmerizing Gail Collection is a series of beautiful suspended mobiles made using hand-dyed and treated crushed silk. The delicate material is drawn over black metal frames and illuminated from within with an energy-efficient CFL bulb.

Frances Ranno‘s funny and fun “Sneaks” sneaker lamp made their debut at the Pratt Student Show during NY Design Week’s. Meshing a symbol of urban culture with energy efficient lighting, the fixture incorporates a compact fluorescent bulb for long lasting life.

The Skip Light by Takeshi Miyakawa is an otherworldly illuminative block that features LED bulbs. If you’re looking for a way to modernize your space, these are probably you best bet.

Ross Menuez’s delicate felt Icosa Lamp  was inspired by Buckminster Fuller’s legendary Geodesic domes. Muenuez’s take transforms the soft felt into a stable, crystalline form.

A group of Philadelphia University industrial design students worked with Plyboo to showcase innovative new applications for the sustainable material. Shown here are two beautiful pendant lamps by Michael C. Shannon (left) and Jordan Haynes (right).

Designer Peter Stathis and lighting company JOBY collaborated on this super bright LED Trapeze task lamp.

An Inhabitat favorite, we got a first hand glimpse of Hulger’s stunning sculptural lightbulb the Plumen. The Plumen consumes up to 80% less electricity that incandescent bulbs and lasts eight times as long.

Using the traditional Japanese washi paper for the shade, DCS Corp designed the cute cloud fixtures as enjoyable alternatives to boring table lamps.

These stunning Coral Reef lamps from QisDesign light up with a just a quick flick of the wrist.The lamps feature three overlapping disc-shaped LED lights that can be individually “switched on” when users pivot them on their hinges.

feature several innovative re-purposed materials, as well as low energy LED bulbs. The series of lamps created a much needed micro-sanctuary within the ICFF convention center.

+ New York Design Week



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    And I thought I was the sesnlibe one. Thanks for setting me straight.

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  5. Bettie May 31, 2011 at 6:24 pm

    IJWTS wow! Why can’t I think of thngis like that?

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