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ZIP-TIE LIGHTS by Steven Haulenbeek

Posted By Emily Pilloton On March 10, 2007 @ 6:46 am In Green Lighting | 14 Comments

Ziptie Light, Zip Tie design, Steven Haulenbeek, Steve Haulenbeek, Sustainable Lighting [1]

Who knew such mundane little plastic devices could be so beautiful? Steven Haulenbeek [2], for one, as his Zip-Tie lights turn piles of these oft-overlooked plastic gizmos into stunning, anemone-like light fixtures. We’ve seen zip-ties used before, like in Carlos Alberto Montona Hoyos’ A La Lata chair [3], but even then, they were hardly the main event. Haulenbeek [2], an alumnus of the School of the Art Institute’s graduate design program, conceptualized the lights began as a critique of the luxury home accessory market. The project, while still under development, is evolving into a successful (and gorgeously simple) product. For more information, please refer to the designer’s website [2].



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[2] Steven Haulenbeek: http://www.stevenhaulenbeek.com/

[3] A La Lata chair: http://inhabitat.com/2007/02/27/a-la-lata-lazy-chair-by-carlos-alberto-montana-hoyos/

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