Jill Fehrenbacher

SOLAR POWERED MOON JAR by Tobias Wong

by , 08/18/08

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Ever wish you could bottle moonlight to light up your room at night? Well, now you can with the Moon Jar. We’ve written about the Sun Jar on Inhabitat before – the cute and clever solar powered jar lamp which has been around for a couple of years garnering fans and design accolades. If you liked the concept but found the Sun Jar too yellow and sunny for your tastes, now there is a cool blue-hued version of the same design called the ‘Moon Jar’.

We think these would make ideal nightlights for a kid’s room, and have a review over on Inhabitots explaining our thoughts:


MOON JAR ON INHABITOTS >

Designed by Tobias Wong, the Moon Jar employs the same parts and functionality as the Sun Jar: you stash it on a windowsill to collect the sun’s rays during the day, which are then converted into energy to light up your room at night. Whereas the Sun Jar uses a warm amber colored LED, the MoonJar uses a blue LED for a cooler moonlight effect.

I just ordered one of these for my baby’s room and I’m excited to check it out!

$39.99 from PerpetualKid and Target

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5 Comments

  1. edZio August 29, 2008 at 9:43 am

    I would love to get one of these to hang off a tall walking stick for hikes at night :D

  2. jamin jamin August 22, 2008 at 12:09 pm

    You can also get both the Sun and Moon Jar on Thinkgeek.com for a few bucks less. ($35) (Sun Jar is out of stock till 9/1.)

    For the more adventurous, make your own.
    http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-made-Sun-Jar/

  3. Alavistaven Alavistaven August 19, 2008 at 10:56 pm

    I’d love to have this for my dorm

  4. Jill Fehrenbacher Jill Fehrenbacher August 19, 2008 at 7:03 am

    The first place they were ever mass produced was the UK, through SUCK UK:
    http://www.suck.uk.com/product.php?rangeID=50

    -Jill

  5. RichardMillington August 19, 2008 at 3:34 am

    That’s brilliant. Do you know if they sell these in the UK?

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