solovyovdesign: insight lightbulb solovyovdesign: insight lightbulb
mar 10, 2011

solovyovdesign: insight lightbulb

  front view

the most recent project of belarusian industrial design duo solovyovdesign (igor and maria soloyov) ‘insight lamp’ is a fluorescent bulb that plays a joke on the classic good idea light bulb joke. measuring not much bigger than a standard bulb, the open form provides a dissipation light that is usually not found in single point light sources creating a somewhat ambient nature to the light produced.

top view

  side view

illuminated top view

illuminated 3/4 view

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  • lol

    lol says:
  • I spewed my coffee that is so funny

    dbkii says:
  • just try making that!

    Dr. Design says:
  • heads will roll

    on the floor says:
  • it’s a bit brain-heavy, isn’t it?

    phil says:
  • Lol – That’s actually a brilliant design! :))

    Magnus says:
  • I went onto their website… there’s no way to buy any of their stuff? There are a few things on there, especially these bulbs, that I would gladly buy if I could.

    Nathan says:
  • @Nathan, there’s no way to buy this stuff because they don’t actually make most of it. Some of the accessories and furniture might actually be real, but the rest is just CAD. I’m so tired of design “news” that’s just wishful thinking and clever use of photorendering. If I didn’t have a real job, I could spend all day making pictures that looked good, but it’s not really going to advance the world is it?

    RealEngineer says:
  • @ RealEngineer
    Get a grip man! It’s just a bit of fun – creative thinking that could very well plant the seed for an idea that does ‘advance the world’. Just because you are sad about your boring job doesn’t mean the rest of us want to know about it.

    RealPerson says:

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