Gallery: Olafur Eliasson’s Little Sun is an Affordable Solar-Powered LE...

All images © Olafur Eliasson & Frederick Ottesen, via LittleSun

These fantastic solar-powered LED lights by LittleSun are designed by German Artist Olafur Eliasson and innovator Frederick Ottesen to provide a practical, safe, and efficient source of artificial light for some of the 1.3 billion people worldwide who live without electricity. The light’s durable, versatile design includes a 6 cm x 6 cm single cell mono-crystalline solar module that when exposed to four hours of sunlight will yield five hours of bright LED illumination. Designed to survive three years of continuous usage, Little Sun’s neat construction and ingenious shaping allow it to be “used as a table or pendant lamp or as a hand-held lantern” at night, and to be easily carried during the day as it charges.

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  1. denniswink March 4, 2014 at 2:38 pm

    I could not find…
    Battery life
    Does it require full sun


  2. M F Azam July 8, 2013 at 6:35 am

    Dear Sirs,

    Keenly intersted in yr solar home light and would request you to please let me have
    the pricelist along with the catalogue at yr soonest possible time. Thanking you for yr response,
    M F Azam

  3. sldistin July 30, 2012 at 1:00 pm

    One correction: Olafur Eliasson’s studio is in Berlin but he is Danish-Icelandic.

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