- Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building - http://inhabitat.com -
Sprout Living Lamp Doubles as a Lush Terrarium
Posted By Cliff Champion On June 3, 2011 @ 12:33 pm In Bright Ideas,carousel showcase,green Interiors,Green Lighting | 1 Comment
Created for homeowners who struggle with incorporating plants into their home decor, Emily Paul’s Sprout Living Lamp  offers a striking yet space-efficient  lighting fixture that combines the best of both worlds. The lamp base and shade are made with found materials, and its insides are brimming with the life of a lush plant . If you feel drawn to this lamp’s green glow, then vote for this fantastic Bright Ideas  finalist here !
Succulents were the plant of choice when creating the lamp because of their modest watering needs and their ability to survive in the face of even the most negligent first-time gardeners. Because the lamp shade is also covered in plants , it emits a muted, warm glow. But if greater illumination is required, the shade can be removed and placed next to the lamp base to allow a super-efficient LED bulb to give off a brighter, uninhibited light.
If cared for properly, the Sprout Living Lamp will continue to evolve for years to come, and might just replace the chia-pet that’s been sitting on your coffee table .
Article printed from Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building: http://inhabitat.com
URL to article: http://inhabitat.com/sprout-living-lamp-doubles-as-a-lush-terrarium/
URLs in this post:
 Tweet: http://twitter.com/share
 Share on Tumblr: http://www.tumblr.com/share
 Email: mailto:?subject=http://inhabitat.com/sprout-living-lamp-doubles-as-a-lush-terrarium/
 Sprout Living Lamp: http://inhabitat.com/bright-ideas-competition/sprout-living-lamp-is-a-luminous-growing-terrarium/
 space-efficient: http://inhabitat.com/modern-parasite-office-hangs-between-two-buildings-in-moscow/
 brimming with the life of a lush plant: http://inhabitat.com/deck-out-your-dining-table-with-edible-centerpieces-from-woolly-pocket/
 Bright Ideas: http://inhabitat.com/bright-ideas-competition/
 covered in plants: http://inhabitat.com/sloping-roofs-planted-with-succulents-top-each-bancroft-green-townhome-in-philly/
 coffee table: http://inhabitat.com/flat-pack-table/
Copyright © 2011 Inhabitat Local - New York. All rights reserved.