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The Flaca LED Lamp Shines Bright With a Striking Minimalist Form

Posted By Josh Gellers On July 18, 2012 @ 5:00 pm In green Interiors,Green Lighting | No Comments

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Traditional reading lights are often serpentine eyesores that appear to channel the ghosts of external computer microphones or clunky bookmarks, but Masiosare Studio [1]‘s Flaca LED lamp [2] offers those who clamor for a more streamlined solution a sustainable way to indulge in pulp pleasures. The Flaca (which translates to “skinny” in Spanish) illuminates pages utilizing a 6-watt LED lamp, which consumes about one-fourth the energy of an incandescent bulb.


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Masiosare Studio [1], a Mexican industrial design company, prides itself on its innovation. While the price ($74 [2]) may seem like some serious green to dole out for a booklight, it is the product’s bold and quality design that makes it worth the cost. The main structure of the light is composed entirely of stainless steel, and its razor-thin, rectangular coils unfurl to achieve a maximum extension of 14 inches.

Between its low-energy consumption [3], limited material waste, and sharp minimalist aesthetic, the Flaca LED Light offers environmentally-conscious readers a sustainable alternative to contemporary incandescent reading lights.

+ Masiosare Studio [1]


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[1] Masiosare Studio: http://en.masiosarestudio.com/

[2] Flaca LED lamp: http://www.momastore.org/museum/moma/ProductDisplay?purpose=crawl&catalogId=10451&categoryId=11463&productId=125061&langId=-1&parent_category_rn=26663&keyWord=Flaca+LED+Light&storeId=10001

[3] low-energy consumption: http://inhabitat.com/5-tips-to-cut-your-electricity-bill-with-green-energy-expert-david-johnston/

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