paper LED torch light by kazuhiro yamanaka
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may 23, 2013
paper LED torch light by kazuhiro yamanaka


‘paper LED torch light’ by kazuhiro yamanaka
all images courtesy kazuhiro yamanaka

 

 

made exclusively using a cut-out piece of paper and a battery operated LED, the minimal torch light by japanese designer
kazuhiro yamanaka rolls up to create an ample illumination source. when a user gyrates the sheet into a cylindrical form,
the slit contained within the parchment extrudes inwards, automatically powering the LED attachment via two
thin hidden switches. as soon as the volume becomes flat again, the light shuts off.

 

 

made exclusively using a cut-out piece of paper and a battery operated LED, the torch light by kazuhiro yamanaka rolls up to create an ample illumination source

 

 

as soon as the volume becomes flat again, the light shuts off

 

 

concept sketch

 

 

switch operation

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