Gallery: The Aura Living Plant Lamp Changes Colors When you Touch its L...


Germany-based designer Viktor Alexander Kolbig has created the Aura – a living lamp that can be controlled by lightly touching its petals and leaves! Combining nature and technology, the system uses a hidden sensor to turn on its LED light and change its color whenever the plant’s stem, leaf, flower or vase is touched. Controlled by a separate module with no electrical connection to the plant, the Aura adds a fairy-like glow to a room – hit the jump to see it in action!

Kolbig created the aura as a part of his bachelors thesis at HfG Schwäbisch Gmünd in Germany. The fixture uses living plants as an interface, and it’s fashioned from a milled aluminum case and a diffused waterproof and scratch-proof cover.  The base houses a programmed micro-conroller that houses and operates RGB LEDs.  The simple-to-use system encourages users to interact with nature to produce different colors and atmospheres.

+ Viktor Alexander Kolbig



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  1. Antoine Benini June 11, 2013 at 8:06 am

    it\\\’s possible to buy AURA ?

  2. brijesh yadav September 12, 2012 at 1:28 am

    it’s wonderfull i like this plant.

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