bamboo globe by kristoffer zeuthen
 
bamboo globe by kristoffer zeuthen
jun 28, 2012

bamboo globe by kristoffer zeuthen

‘bamboo globe’ by fabio luciani

danish designer kristoffer zeuthen has created ‘bamboo globe’. introduced to raise awareness and gain respect for our planet, the 25cm diameter globe highlights how beauty can be synonymous with environmental friendliness. the object uses a clean typeface for the lettering in addition to incorporating current cartography. the base is made from bamboo and the white steel rod replicates the globe’s natural tilt. inside, the product is outfitted with a lightbulb so that it can double as a desk lamp if needed.

bamboo globe by kristoffer zeuthen detailed parts of africa, asia and europe

bamboo globe by kristoffer zeuthen detail of typeface bamboo globe by kristoffer zeuthen full view of the countries

  • It\’s a perfect made design object. Well done. Can I buy one like this?? Seriously

    Hadarim
  • I found this link from Gizmodo but i don’t quite understand. Is it just for show? Can you actually purchase it somewhere? I want one.

    Gavs
  • I like it very much this artwork…

    Juan Carlos Lijerón
  • Sustainable the bamboo may be, but the globe will be obsolete/inaccurate as soon as a boundary changes–probably in a year.

    I’d love to see a photo of the globe as a light!

    The bamboo grain lines appear to converge toward the poles–that must be an extremely interesting construction process–I’d love to see it explained.

    Uosis
  • I think its lovely but it needs more detail to be useful.

    charles
  • makes me even more aware of the fact that bamboo is a resource that must be transported from the other side of the globe

    so eco!

    on the other hand, it is a lovely object

    dbkii

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