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Pluto

Pluto keeps the focus firmly on style. Its compact, aerodynamic cylinder is orbited by an elegant handle perched over an angled tripod base, making it easier to position with its soft-but-focused light with precision. Its form was inspired by telescopes, but instead, it seeks to focus on the earth instead of the stars. Made with 3d printing utilizing corn-based plastics, it is unique, not only for using 3d printers in an industrial fashion, but also eco-friendly.

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Light Weaving

Combing weaving techniques of the indigenous people in Taiwan, the production team wants to present an image that sunlight at dawn penetrates the spider web and create fantastical lights effects like a dream catcher.The production team tries to bring those delicate weaving artworks outdoor for the audience to have new experiences. The LED lights will change with the timing system, create a fantastical and wonderful atmosphere. Watching fluorescence penetrating through all the woven totem creates an unlimited cutting space effect. This effect will lead people to relax as their imagine.

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Quadrant Arcade

The Grade II listed arcade has been transformed into an inviting street presence through arranging the right light at the right place. General, ambient illumination is used holistically and its effects staged hierarchically to achieve variations in light patterning that create interest and promote increased use of the space. Strategic incorporation for design and placement of the dynamic feature pendent was managed together with the artist so that visual effects appear more subtle than overwhelming. With daylight fading, the elegant structure is accentuated by the rhythm of electric lighting.

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The Intelligent Eggshell

It is a combination of traditional hand-made eggshell porcelain and modern voice control light. It is an attempt to revive the folk arts that may not conform to the functions and aesthetics of contemporary society. The housing is ergonomic with a tapered design which is not only curved back to fit nicely in your hand, but also not easy to be knocked over. The point-line-surface carved texture like a shining night sky in the light. It can also have your hands free for the voice control function.

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Little Kong

Little Kong is a series of ambient lamps that contains oriental philosophy. Oriental aesthetics pays great attention to the relationship between virtual and actual, full and empty. Hiding the LEDs subtly into the metal pole not only ensures the empty and purity of the lampshade but also distinguishes Kong from other lamps. Designers found out the feasible craft after more than 30 times experiments to present the light and various texture perfectly, which enables amazing lighting experience. The base supports wireless charging and has a USB port. It can be turned on or off just by waving hands.

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Oplamp

Oplamp is composed of a ceramic body and a solid wood base on which an led light source is placed. Thanks to its shape, obtained through the fusion of three cones, the Oplamp's body can be rotated to three alternative positions that creates different types of light: high table lamp and ambient light, low table lamp and ambient light, or two ambient lights. Each configuration of the lamp’s cones allows at least one of the beams of light to interact naturally with the surrounding architectural settings. Oplamp is designed and made entirely by hand in Italy.

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