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GUILIN

Inspired the by beautiful cascading mountains of Guilin in China, the lamp is composed of a base that has 3 equal length slots allowing for Photocatalytic treated acrylic mountains to be placed in random as the user wishes. These mountains can be taken out easily and compose entirely based on the user. Just like the mountains, they are helping to rejuvenate our environment and remind us on how we are intertwined with nature.

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Mozaik system

The mozaik system is made up of cables wrapped in vertical fabrics that are then separated by a fiberglass rod held by brass connectors. In these connectors the vertical cables receive the low-voltage current needed to power an LED bulb, which is covered by a hexagonal diffuser in fabric. The fabric of the tube as well as the electrical cables can be chosen in many variations of colors of the collection of the materials of the manufacturer. From the rhomboid shape of connectors, tube and cables, all kinds of compositions can be created in both height and length.

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Andromeda

The name Andromeda comes from the famous galaxy visible to the naked eyes from Earth, and it is inspired by the macroscopic and primordial beauty of light. The lamp has two different light sources, one directed to the bottom and one diffused to the top, which can be switched on or off separately. The diffused one is based on LED edge lighting technology and creates a starry sky effect thanks to 170 different-sized holes scattered along the lower surface. The bottom one, also based on LED technology, is accessorized by an innovative and simply-to-use interchangeable lens system.

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Portal

'Portal' is a led hallway designed by artist Akiko Yamashita in the weller court plaza in Little Tokyo Los Angeles in 2015. Inspired by neon light and prism, the spiral made with 7000 pixels of light welcomes visitors to the building's plaza. Color animation is changing throughout the day and night. It has become a destination portal - formally a dark tunnel - has been transformed by the designer.

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Space

The designer of this pendant was inspired by the elliptic and parabolic orbits of asteroids. The unique shape of the lamp is defined by the anodized aluminium poles that are precisely arranged in a 3D printed ring, creating the perfect balance. The white glass shade in the middle harmonizes with the poles and adds to its sophisticated appearance. Some say the lamp resembles an angel, others think it looks like a graceful bird.

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Happiness

This project is inspired by the Chinese idiom joy is coming. It expresses emotion and spirit from China's culture and bring them to users. It is a lamp that can be a home decoration placed on the desk. Magpie-based design of the lamp bulb can be taken from the stand, which has a battery inside so it can still work. It uses soft silicone material to be touched and hold by hands. And the bracket part is made of two parts in order to save space in the package box.

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