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Kristina Kjaer’s Delightful Felt Lamp is Inspired by Woodland Fungi
Posted By Ana Lisa Alperovich On March 18, 2013 @ 4:30 pm In energy efficiency,Green Lighting,Recycling / Compost | No Comments
Danish product designer Kristina Kjaer  needed a small lamp that could be hung above her wardrobe to light up her space. Kjaer  took to building her own lamp using natural, biodegradable materials, giving her design a shape reminiscent of the delightful  fungi found in her town’s local woodlands.
Unveiled at the latest edition of Stockholm Design Week , the aptly named ‘Fungus’ is a petite luminaire that can be hung or knotted to a bar. It simply consists of a biodegradable felt  screen — that comes in two shades of grey — and an ash handle with a black cord coming out of it. The lamp gives off a warm and gentle light thanks to a low-energy bulb.
+ Kristina Kjaer 
Photos by Benjamin Laustrup and Emil Monty Freddie
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 Kristina Kjaer: http://www.kristinakjaer.dk/
 delightful: http://inhabitat.com/delightful-cork-pinha-lamp-can-be-customized-in-a-snap/
 Stockholm Design Week: http://www.stockholmdesignweek.com/
 felt: http://inhabitat.com/hush-pod-a-cozy-private-retreat-for-public-spaces/
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