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(Pic) LED Dandelion Chandelier

(Pic) LED Dandelion Chandelier
Arts & Culture

A unique design incorporates fragile natural elements with industrial materials.

Lisa Baldini
  • 14 october 2010

Blending organic elements with industrial materials, Ralph Nauta and Lonneke Gordijn’s dandelion chandelier offers a meeting point between man-made and natural ecologies. Fragile from inception, elements of the dandelion are outfitted with LED bulbs and then placed on a frame in an attempt to illicit the image of a growing construction:

[T]he story about the amalgamation of nature and technology. In the distant future these two extremes have made a pact to survive. Fragile Future III combines an electrical system with real dandelions in a light sculpture that is predestined to overgrow a surface.

Ralph Nauta and Lonneke Gordijn

[via: Cool Hunting]

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