TetraBox Light by Ed Chew & Yanko Design

I have to admit I am definitely a fan of Yanko Design. I had a couple other blogs up already of some of their designs, but this one was really cool. I wish I had ideas like that:) It looks so simple, but to actually do it is way harder.

Designer Ed Chew takes a green step in the right direction with the TetraBox lamp, a light object made from discarded drink packets that would have otherwise ended up in landfills already packed to the brim. The design is achieved by unfolding the packets and refolding them into hexagonal and pentagonal sections that are then pieced together to form a geodesic sphere or any other desired shape. Here, the Epcot-like ball makes an attractive overhead light and casts an impressive web of shadows and shapes on the surrounding space.

Designer: Ed Chew

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~ by Colorful Soul on 05/02/2012.

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