Gallery: Sweater ‘Sleeve’ Lamp by Sara Ebert


Would you believe that this eye-catching lamp was made for under one dollar? ‘Sleeve’ by Sara Ebert is a lampshade made from a Salvation Army sweater and a discarded apple juice bottle. Showcased as part of Pratt’s ‘Design for a Dollar’ exhibit at ICFF 2009, ‘Sleeve’ was crafted with an eye toward minimizing energy, labor, materials, and transportation costs and waste. It’s beautiful, smart, and straightforward–exactly the way good design should be.

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  1. schuyler June 1, 2009 at 12:55 am

    What a wonderful idea. Can you explain exactly what is a “pendant light kit”? I Googled it and up came tons of things but they were fairly expensive and seemed to be existing pendant lights.

    Is there something you can buy that is a socket that hangs?


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