hobby:design allows luminous bulb to glow without electricity
hobby:design allows luminous bulb to glow without electricity hobby:design allows luminous bulb to glow without electricity
nov 18, 2013

hobby:design allows luminous bulb to glow without electricity

hobby:design allows luminous bulb to glow without electricity
all images courtesy of hobby:design




seeking to exude a subtle sci-fi type aura, south korean hobby:design has produced the ‘luminous bulb’. constructed from silicone with an added luminous pigment, the regular looking lights are formed using a solid, typical bulb-shaped mould. requiring absolutely no electricity to glow, the adaptable fixtures can be used in a wide range of environments. the power-free light source won’t heat up like a regular piece and can therefore be used for a variety of applications.



the electricity-free chandelier



the ‘luminous bulb’ is screwed into a socket



the bulb form is constructed using silicone and a luminous pigment



the lighting fixture provides a level of flexibility as it doesn’t get hot like regular bulbs



it can be used for a wide variety of applications



glow in the dark



the sci-fi looking ‘luminous bulb’









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  • I showed my phosphorescent lightbulbs this year in milano at tom dixons “most”.
    a guy from designboom even made pictures of it.
    the silicon mold was also showed.
    really hope you didnt see it there…

    aldo says:
  • “brilliant”

    dbkii says:
  • Totally amazing look. What exact silicone to use to be able to pour it in the mould and getting a bulb shape without any air holes?

    Dan says:

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