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The Best Green Lighting from New York Design Week 2011!

Posted By Diane Pham On May 22, 2011 @ 11:00 am In carousel showcase,green furniture,green Interiors,Green Lighting,ICFF,new york design week | 5 Comments


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Designed by Aqua Creations [5], each 96 Molecules [6] 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!

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Ismael Quintero’s [7] gorgeous Odyssey lamps by iQEnvironments [8] are made from reycycled beer bottles and modeled after NYC fire hydrants.

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Pacific Northwest-based Perhacs Studio [9] unveiled a striking series of flat pack cardboard pendant lamps at the Model Citizens exhibition [10]. 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.

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Aqua Creation’s [11] mesmerizing Gail Collection [12]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.

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Frances Ranno [13]‘s funny and fun “Sneaks” sneaker lamp [14] made their debut at the Pratt Student Show during NY Design Week’s [4]. Meshing a symbol of urban culture with energy efficient lighting [15], the fixture incorporates a compact fluorescent bulb for long lasting life.

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The Skip Light by Takeshi Miyakawa [16] 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.

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Ross Menuez’s [17] delicate felt Icosa Lamp  was inspired by Buckminster Fuller’s legendary Geodesic domes [18]. Muenuez’s take transforms the soft felt into a stable, crystalline form.

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A group of Philadelphia University [19] industrial design students worked with Plyboo [20] 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).

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Designer Peter Stathis [21] and lighting company JOBY [22] collaborated on this super bright LED Trapeze task lamp.

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An Inhabitat favorite, we got a first hand glimpse of Hulger’s stunning sculptural lightbulb the Plumen [23]. The Plumen consumes up to 80% less electricity that incandescent bulbs and lasts eight times as long.

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Using the traditional Japanese washi [24] paper for the shade, DCS Corp [25] designed the cute cloud fixtures as enjoyable alternatives to boring table lamps.

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These stunning Coral Reef lamps from QisDesign [26] light up with a just a quick flick of the wrist.The lamps feature three overlapping disc-shaped LED lights [15] that can be individually “switched on” when users pivot them on their hinges.

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[2]  : http://inhabitat.com/icff-2011-the-best-in-green-lighting-design/icff-folded-origami-lamp/?extend=1

[3] green lighting: http://www.inhabitat.com

[4] New York Design Week: http://inhabitat.com/new-york-design-week/

[5] Aqua Creations: http://inhabitat.com/aqua-creations-stunning-origami-led-lamps-are-folded-from-a-single-sheet-of-paper/

[6] 96 Molecules: http://www.aquagallery.com/#/Lighting/Collection/Molecules

[7] Ismael Quintero’s: http://inhabitat.com/ismael-quinteros-odyssey-recycled-beer-bottle-lamp-pays-tribute-to-those-affected-by-911/

[8] iQEnvironments: http://iqenvironments.com/product.html

[9] Perhacs Studio: http://inhabitat.com/perhacs-studio-unveils-brilliant-flat-pack-pendant-lamps-during-ny-design-week/

[10] Model Citizens exhibition: http://inhabitat.com/the-best-green-designs-from-model-citizens-2011/

[11] Aqua Creation’s: http://www.aquagallery.com/

[12] Gail Collection : http://inhabitat.com/elegant-silk-gale-lamps-cast-an-atmospheric-glow-at-icff/

[13] Frances Ranno: http://francesranno.daportfolio.com/

[14] “Sneaks” sneaker lamp: http://inhabitat.com/cheeky-sneaker-shaped-lamp-by-frances-ranno-lightens-up-ny-design-week/

[15] energy efficient lighting: http://inhabitat.com/google-unveils-brilliant-android-controlled-led-light-bulb/

[16] Takeshi Miyakawa: http://tmiyakawadesign.com/

[17] Ross Menuez’s: http://inhabitat.com/ross-menuezs-icosa-lamp-gives-recyclable-felt-a-crystalline-form/

[18] Geodesic domes: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geodesic_dome

[19] Philadelphia University: http://www.philau.edu/

[20] Plyboo: http://www.plyboo.com/

[21] Peter Stathis: http://www.peterstathis.com/

[22] JOBY: http://joby.com/

[23] the Plumen: http://inhabitat.com/hulgers-stunning-sculptural-plumen-bulbs-hit-the-market/

[24] washi: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washi

[25] DCS Corp: http://inhabitat.com/dcs-corp-shows-off-their-enchanting-washi-cloud-lamps-at-icff/

[26] Coral Reef lamps from QisDesign: http://inhabitat.com/qisdesigns-led-coral-reef-lamps-light-up-with-a-quick-flick-of-the-wrist/

[27] Pierre Ospina’s: http://www.pierreospina.net/

[28] luminous “trees” : http://inhabitat.com/pierre-ospina-plants-a-forest-of-led-blossom-bulbs-at-icff/

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