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Shira Keret Designs Sweet Reyclable Lamps Shaped like Animals
Posted By Ana Lisa On December 27, 2011 @ 5:55 pm In Animals,Decorative Objects,Design,Environment,Green Lighting,Green Materials,Innovation | 1 Comment
Inflatable, recyclable, and super cute, Shira Keret ‘s Animal Lamps are shaped like your favourite bird or mammal. Based in Tel Aviv, Keret creates sweet luminaires from Tyvek  that emit a soft twinkling glow. Chickens, elephants, rabbits and even a rhino were carefully constructed from the non-woven white material, which was developed by Dupont back in 1955 and is frequently used for envelopes.
Keret’s animal lights  look healthy and well fed. The secret behind it is a recycled PC fan that inflates them when litted and magically makes them look nicely round. A graduate from Bezalel Art and Design Academy  in Jerusalem, Keret is part of Four’n’Five , a group of talented young designers that work from Tel Aviv’s Jaffa port.
+ Shira Keret 
Photo © Shira Keret
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URLs in this post:
 Shira Keret: http://cargocollective.com/shirakeret
 Tyvek: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tyvek
 lights: http://inhabitat.com/grand-trianon-a-chandelier-made-out-of-post-consumer-tyvek/
 Bezalel Art and Design Academy: http://www.bezalel.ac.il/en/
 Four’n’Five: http://www.designgroup.co.il/
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