smartlight: ready-made smartphone lamps by raw edges studio
all images courtesy raw edges studio
presented at ‘loose thread’, OKAYstudio‘s exhibition during london design festival 2013, the ‘smartlight’ concept by shay alkalay & yael mer of london-based raw edges studio combines the functionality of smart-phones, a bedside table light and users everyday habits. it responds to how we charge our mobile phones on our night tables, plugging in just before bed time. by utilizing the smartphone’s built-in LED flashlight, the series of ready-made charging docks are quickly transformed into a table lamps – each built using different commonly found materials. the collection features five various approaches: sling, suction cup, rocking, rubber shade and art deco army flash light.
‘suction cup’ in context
‘suction cup’ side view
‘rocking’ side view – spot light detail
‘rocking’ rear 3/4 view
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