expose the hidden illuminance of bolimond's armstrong light trap
 
expose the hidden illuminance of bolimond's armstrong light trap expose the hidden illuminance of bolimond's armstrong light trap
dec 14, 2014

expose the hidden illuminance of bolimond's armstrong light trap

expose the hidden illuminance of bolimond’s armstrong light trap
all images courtesy of constantin bolimond

 

 

 

the moon’s surface is adorned with a multitude of lunar craters that form a distinct texture. each imperfection appears as an indentation that adds character to the mysterious terrain. but what if these features could be translated into the design of an object? taking note of the satellite orb, constantin bolimond has created the ‘armstrong light trap’.

constantin bolimond armstrong light trap
the device can run on a battery or power supply network

 

 

 

the devices articulate these details in an interactive manner. its spherical body has replaced the concave pits with perforations occupied by cork cylinders. each protruding piece can then be removed to adjust the overall brightness of the interior cavity, which houses energy-efficient, warm white LED lights. the technology can be run by a battery or power supply network that operates under the principle of inclusion: the bulb turns on by removing the circles, and turns off by them back into place.

constantin bolimond armstrong light trap
light intensity can be regulated by the number of open craters

constantin bolimond armstrong light trap
the lamp turns on when taking out the cork and off when it is back in its place

constantin bolimond armstrong light trap
the interior houses energy-efficient LED lights

constantin bolimond armstrong light trap
the body is defined by a coat of warm white

constantin bolimond armstrong light trap
the design originates from the moon’s surfaces

 

 

 

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