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Si Studio Unveils Gorgeous Origami Animal Lamps at Milan Design Week

Posted By Lori Zimmer On April 23, 2012 @ 6:32 pm In carousel showcase,Features,green Interiors,Green Lighting,Green Products,Milan Furniture Fair | No Comments

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The gorgeous lamps [6] are made from heat-resistant industrial polyester paper, which was initially engineered to be used for motor filters. Each sheet has been folded into sharp angles, points and shapes to create a variety of animal characters [7].

Si Studio’s take on the chandelier was inspired by the natural migration of birds. Aptly named the Migration Lamp, it features two arms that reach out to support six individual origami birds [8]. The lamp mimics nature by joining the elements of the lamp into the natural V migration pattern that birds follow.

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The Migration Lamp is part of Si Studio’s larger series, which is titled the Origamis Hunter collection. The collection also features folded animal shapes that serve as glowing wall lamps. The collection doubles as cruelty-free hunter’s taxidermy trophies [9] and consists of intricately folded rhinoceros, deer and goats. The animal head collection is also made from heat-resistant paper, which may at first look fragile but is actually durable and completely heat safe.

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[3] Si Studio: http://en.sistudio.cl/

[4] Milan Design Week: http://inhabitat.com/designers-take-a-low-tech-approach-at-the-salone-satellite-2012-in-milan/

[5] origami creatures: http://inhabitat.com/danish-studio-hvass-hannibal-creates-beautiful-woodland-origami-pendants/

[6] durable lamp: http://inhabitat.com/ed-chew’s-core-is-a-quirky-lamp-made-from-recycled-coconut-and-tetrapaks/

[7] animal characters: http://inhabitat.com/6-surprising-and-delightful-origami-creations/

[8] origami birds: http://inhabitat.com/new-origami-graffiti-art-might-be-a-banksy-original/

[9] cruelty-free hunter’s taxidermy trophies: http://inhabitat.com/rachel-denny-crafts-cruelty-free-animal-heads-from-recycled-sweaters-and-pennies/

[10] + Inhabitat Milan Furniture Fair Coverage: http://inhabitat.com/milan-furniture-fair/

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