[OWN] Light It Up: Four Brilliant Takes On Lighting Design
On a mission to develop products that address the global energy crisis, MPOWERD’s Luci light offers a simple solar-powered solution for people living off the grid. Easy-to-use and maintenance free, the inflatable LED lantern can hold an 8-12 hour charge and illuminate an area of about 10 square feet.
Based in Brooklyn, Juniper Design creates thoughtful and efficient lights in collaboration with designers and engineers. Its award winning M Lamp is the debut piece in a collection from British designer David Irwin and re-imagines the archetypal miner’s lamps of 19th century as a modern, LED lantern.
A design game-changer; the Lumio is the first product from architect and designer Max Gunawan. With small spaces in mind, its design takes the form of a wood covered book which unfolds to reveal an LED lamp that emits 500 lumen and is chargeable via a micro USB.
Designed by Graf a multidisciplinary creative collective founded in Osaka, Japan and Crafted for Lexus, this elegant, eco-friendly solar powered flashlight harnesses the power of the sun from all directions, maximizing the amount of light absorbed.