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Patrick Jouin’s 3D-Printed Bloom Table Lamp Opens Like a Flower
Posted By Lidija Grozdanic On August 27, 2012 @ 4:54 pm In Art,carousel showcase,Design,Gallery,Green Home decor,Green Interiors,Green Lighting,Green Products,Innovation,Interactive Objects | No Comments
French designer Patrick Jouin's Bloom Table Lamp opens up right in front of your eyes. Its shade transforms from a closed bud-like position and expands to release more light. Designed by Jouin for MGX, the lamp 3D printed as a single piece, including hinges, and it allows the user to control the amount of light. When closed, the lamp emits a soft glow perfect for accent lighting.
Patrick Jouin ‘s Bloom Table Lamp is inspired by MGX’s One_Shot.MGX stool  and the way plants respond to their environment. The digital technology  behind the lamp design involves rapid prototyping and 3D manufacturing . The process starts with converting a CAD file (technical drawing) into a .MGX file, which is then used to print the image as a 3D object. Combining MGX’s state-of-the-art technology with creative input from Patrick Jouin, the award winning Bloom Table Lamp pushes the envelope in product design.
+ Patrick Jouin 
Via Designbuzz 
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 Image: http://inhabitat.com/patrick-jouins-3d-printed-bloom-table-lamp-opens-like-a-flower/bloom-table-lamp-patrick-jouin-mgx-5/
 Patrick Jouin: http://www.patrickjouin.com/site/
 One_Shot.MGX stool: http://www.mgxbymaterialise.com/principal-collection/families/mgxmodel/detail/detail/45
 digital technology: http://inhabitat.com/digital-house-by-bell-travers-willson/
 3D manufacturing: http://inhabitat.com/solar-powered-stone-spray-3d-printer-robot-creates-entire-buildings-from-sand/
 + MGX by Materialise: http://www.mgxbymaterialise.com/
 Designbuzz: http://www.designbuzz.com/entry/bloom-lamp-transforms-from-a-bud-to-blossoming-flower/
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