This Lamp Grows Plants in Spaces Without Sunlight

March 11, 2016 by

Plants in Spaces Without Sunlight

As I love double-duty designs for small and light-deprived spaces, Mygdal Plantlight fits the bill functioning as both a light fixture and planter. The lamp is a terrarium-like completely self-sustaining ecosystem where, the designers contend, plants can grow for years without any human intervention.

After a bit of experimentation designing a lamp for growing plants without sunlight, Emilia Lucht and Arne Sebrantke of German design studio We Love Eames brought Mygdal to life.

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Based on the principles of photosynthesis, neither the pendant or tabletop version require direct sunlight or water.

Plants in Spaces Without Sunlight

The tabletop lamp utilizes a patent-pending electrically conductive glass coating which invisibly streams electricity along the surface, eliminating the need for a connection between the power source and its sunlight-replicating LED lights.

via Archello.

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