Shylight explores the nature of artificial light and natural movement seen in plant life

Art collective Studio Drift of Amsterdam asks the question “what is natural” in an attempt to bridge the gap between modern technology and natural beauty. Their Shylight project is an example of this exploration in action.


Shylights are simple ceiling lights shrouded in translucent silk and designed to mimic nyctinasty: the process of a flower opening or closing in response to light.Learn more:

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