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Ross Menuez’s Icosa Lamp Gives Recyclable Felt a Crystalline Form
Posted By Diane Pham On May 17, 2011 @ 12:25 pm In carousel showcase,Design,Gallery,Green Interiors,Green Lighting,ICFF,Innovation,new york design week,Sustainable Materials | No Comments
While walking the halls of ICFF 2011  we couldn’t help but be captivated by Ross Menuez ‘ delicate felt Icosa Lamp, which was showcased by Areaware . Breathing new life into a material generally associated with clothing and crafts, Menuez turned the soft-to-the-touch material into a lamp fit for the most uncompromising modernist.
The Icosa lamp measures 12″ x 12″ x 12″, and its structure was inspired by Buckminster Fuller’s legendary Geodesic domes . Muenuez’s take transforms the soft felt into a stable, crystalline form. The felt shade is the perfect filter for producing a soft and welcoming glow – one would never guess a fluorescent light  shines from within!
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 ICFF 2011: http://inhabitat.com/best-of-green-furniture-design-at-icff-2011/
 Ross Menuez: http://www.areaware.com/designerprods.asp?DesignerID=8
 Areaware: http://www.areaware.com/
 Geodesic domes: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geodesic_dome
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