3D-Printed Flower Lamp ‘Blooms’ To Release More Light [Pics]

A creative lighting feature mimics nature.

French designer Patrick Jouin has created a minimalistic and creative lighting feature. The Bloom Table Lamp was developed using a 3D printer and was designed for MGX. The lamp, printed as a single piece- including the hinges, looks a floral ornament once assembled. The ‘petals’ are collapsible and users can expand the design from ‘bud’ to full ‘bloom’ to control the lighting. In ‘bud’ form, the lamp emits a soft light, and when open, a fuller light.

Jouin’s unique lamp was a Red Dot Design Award Winner is 2011, and the model is currently on display at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York.

Click through more images of The Bloom Table Lamp to see how the design pushes the boundaries of 3D technology and art design:

Patrick Jouin

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