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Posted By Jill Fehrenbacher On August 18, 2008 @ 12:30 pm In Design,green gadgets,Green Lighting,Innovation,Interactive Objects | 5 Comments

Moon Jar, Sun Jar, Solar Lamp, Solar power, solar power lamp, tobias wong, solar jar, sun lamp [1]

Ever wish you could bottle moonlight to light up your room at night? Well, now you can with the Moon Jar. [2] We’ve written about the Sun Jar on Inhabitat before [3] – 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’. [2]

We think these would make ideal nightlights for a kid’s room, and have a review over on Inhabitots [2] explaining our thoughts:


Designed by Tobias Wong, the Moon Jar employs the same parts and functionality as the Sun Jar [3]: 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 [3] 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 [4] and Target [5]

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[1] Image: http://www.inhabitat.com/2008/08/18/solar-powered-moon-jar-by-tobias-wong/

[2] Moon Jar.: http://www.inhabitots.com/2008/08/18/eco-nighlight-moon-jar-by-tobias-wong/

[3] Sun Jar on Inhabitat before: http://www.inhabitat.com/2006/11/08/bottled-sunshine-tobias-wongs-sun-jars/

[4] $39.99 from PerpetualKid: http://www.perpetualkid.com/index.asp?PageAction=VIEWPROD&ProdID=2566

[5] and Target: http://www.target.com/gp/detail.html/602-5500588-9887027?ASIN=B0012V5SLW&AFID=Froogle&LNM=B0012V5SLW|Moon_Jar_Solar_Light_Blue&ci_src=14110944&ci_sku=B0012V5SLW&ref=tgt_adv_XSG10001

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