kouichi okamoto's bookmark light is transformed through the click of a button kouichi okamoto's bookmark light is transformed through the click of a button
jun 02, 2016

kouichi okamoto's bookmark light is transformed through the click of a button

kouichi okamoto’s bookmark light is transformed through the click of a button
(above) the coin battery acts as the on and off switch
all images courtesy of kouichi okamoto

 

 

 

the ‘bookmark light’ by kouichi okamoto uses a conductive ink that transmits electricity through the help of a lithium coin battery. the grid utilizes ink with nano size silver particles between a layer of film that forms the liquid crystal. created in collaboration with business venture agic inc. of the university of tokyo – the interactive design can be used as page tab or as a illuminative source, allowing one to carry on reading without disturbing a sleeping partner. 

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the gadget is used as a light and bookmark

 

 

 

the transparent material displays the gadget’s technological functions, using the electrical circuit as its graphic emblem. the coin battery acts as the central feature piece and is used as the on and off button, turning a common place marker into a glowing object through one simple click. 

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the ‘bookmark light’ allows one to carry on reading without disturbing a sleeping partner 

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detail of the ‘bookmark light’

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the transparent material displays the gadget’s technological functions

 

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