Evelyn Lee

PEAR LIGHT: Nick Foley's Portable LED Pears

by , 12/15/07
filed under: Green Lighting

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If you like the portability of the Phillips LED Candle light, but want something a bit “sweeter,” check out Nick Foley’s Pear Light. Custom made from hand-forged steel, this tree of light comes bearing fruit with rechargeable LEDs that allows you to take the lights with you down dark hallways. Once “picked” from the tree, each pear stays illuminated for about an hour. To bring it back to life, just place it back on the tree, where it will recharge for your night-viewing pleasure.


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Each pear light is ripe with 10 ultra bright LEDs and rechargeable batteries that stay connected to its power source through ultra-strong rare earth magnets. One thing’s for sure, not only does Nick Foley’s light bring a bright new twist to an old design, this is by far the most aesthetically pleasing recharging station that we’ve ever come across, ensuring constant use that will keep it out of basements and broom closets. No information has been given regarding the production of the Pear Light, but the notion of the hand-forged steel leads us to believe that any price tag will be hefty.

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16 Comments

  1. Inhabitat » TOP 1... March 16, 2008 at 2:14 pm

    [...] these days, grabbing market share in Christmas lights, lightbulbs, traffic lights, and even in luxury home decor. We’re hoping 2008 will be the year of the LED, and that the uber-green light devices will [...]

  2. jo ojhn December 19, 2007 at 6:56 pm

    happy.. youre a schmuck

  3. mark dixon December 18, 2007 at 8:21 pm

    Very nice. How much are the lamos?

  4. dia scholvinck December 18, 2007 at 3:00 pm

    YES, BEAUTIFUL, CREATIVE, I WANT ONE but is it affordable and if so where can one purchase it. Thank you.

  5. John December 17, 2007 at 10:08 pm

    where can we buy

  6. art g December 17, 2007 at 4:58 pm

    I love all the cool led art objects that are coming to market. I think the technology is really amazing and will lead to some pretty cool stuff.

  7. m.o.d. December 17, 2007 at 2:14 pm

    I think I would be more likely to point out that lightbulbs look like pears. Great design.

  8. Hannah Millam December 17, 2007 at 10:44 am

    Someone post how much it costs!
    I want one for Christmas! (loljk.)

  9. Tristan December 17, 2007 at 2:29 am

    very cool!! and beautiful….the light of our futures perhaps?? I want one….where & when can I buy one? Bring them to Canada please.

  10. happy December 17, 2007 at 1:57 am

    Why does it get mention on this website? Hand forging is not a viable manufacturing solution.

    Someone at Inhabitat googled LED.

    Beautiful art piece– doesn’t need to be so literal.

  11. Biiaru December 16, 2007 at 6:57 pm

    They… look like lightbulba. A lot like them, at least.

    You could show this image to someone who has trouble seeing things clearly, and they’d go, “I never knew lightbulbs grew on trees!”

  12. Alex Ribeiro December 16, 2007 at 5:43 pm

    Wow!
    Its awesome pear tree.

  13. sylrayj December 16, 2007 at 12:51 pm

    On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me,
    A rechargable LED magnet pear tree…

  14. Michelle December 15, 2007 at 9:26 pm

    This is really cool. I love this design! I actually e mailed the artist to see what the cost would be if he were to sell it. :)

  15. ajmh December 15, 2007 at 3:19 pm

    I’ll wait for the apple, banana and orange version.

  16. jess December 15, 2007 at 2:58 pm

    this is one of the coolest/cutest things ive ever seen. i hope they come out with affordable versions.

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