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light = weight lamp by junji kawabe
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mar 20, 2013
light = weight lamp by junji kawabe


‘light=weight lamp’ by junji kawabe

 

light has become such an ordinary existence to us with a simple flick of a switch. it has no taste, has no smell, and has no texture.
weightless as it may seem, the ‘weight’ of indirect matters and consequences always exist: resources and material consumed,
lives of people risked to extract these resources, by-products released to environment.

 

conceived by malaysian designer junji kawabe, the piece is constructed with a simple spring loaded mechanism to enable the
adjustment of its brightness. the lamp reacts when lifted – illuminating when a mass of an object placed on top; the heavier
the object, the brighter the light will be.

 

 


big mug on lamp

 

 


dictionary on lamp

 


light=weight lamp

 

 

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