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Repurposed Olive Tin Transformed Into Cool ‘Kalmata Spotlight’
Posted By Helen Morgan On June 10, 2011 @ 4:08 pm In Bright Ideas,carousel showcase,Environment,Green Design Competitions,Green Products,Innovation | No Comments
This clever recycled Kalamata Spotlight  is a directional floor-based lamp with an industrial edge . Created by Ori Ben-Zvi, the innovative design gives a 10-liter olive tin a second life by turning it into a fully functional lamp. The only materials Ben-Zvi used were the original tin, reclaimed oak floorboards  and aluminium signs. If you’re a fan of this awesome recycled lamp then cast your vote for it in the Bright Ideas Lighting Design Competition !
The Kalamata Spotlight  is constructed from scrap wood sourced from local dumpsters – the designer even reduced transportation emissions by sourcing the wood close to the Ubico Studio , where he works. The spacious tin contains all of the lamp’s electrical wiring, enabling it to use eco-efficient LED bulbs of any shape or size.
+ Ubico Studio 
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 Image: http://inhabitat.com/repurposed-olive-tin-transformed-into-cool-kalmata-spotlight/kalamata-spotlight-ori-ben-zvi/
 Kalamata Spotlight: http://inhabitat.com/bright-ideas-competition/kalamata-spotlight/
 industrial edge: http://inhabitat.com/oil-barrels-transformed-into-colorful-chic-cabinets/
 reclaimed oak floorboards: http://inhabitat.com/from-the-source-uses-reclaimed-indonesian-wood-to-create-chic-rustic-furniture/
 Image: http://inhabitat.com/repurposed-olive-tin-transformed-into-cool-kalmata-spotlight/kalamata-spotlight-ori-ben-zvi2/
 Ubico Studio: http://www.studioubico.com/
 + Bright Ideas Lighting Design Competition: http://inhabitat.com/bright-ideas-competition/
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