ingo maurer responds to EU's frosted lightbulb guidelines with euro condom
 
ingo maurer responds to EU's frosted lightbulb guidelines with euro condom
apr 23, 2009

ingo maurer responds to EU's frosted lightbulb guidelines with euro condom

ingo maurer responds to EU’s frosted lightbulb guidelines with euro condom

 

 

 

how to protect yourself from stupid rules: the euro condom as part of milan design week 09 the german designer ingo maurer unveiled ‘the euro condom’ created in response to new EU guidelines that will see frosted light bulbs banned. the product consists of a thin, heat-resistant silicone cover that turns a clear bulb into a frosted one.

ingo maurer responds to EU's frosted lightbulb guidelines with euro condom image © designboom

ingo maurer responds to EU's frosted lightbulb guidelines with euro condom image © designboom

ingo maurer responds to EU's frosted lightbulb guidelines with euro condom

ingo maurer responds to EU's frosted lightbulb guidelines with euro condom

 

 

 

as from september 2009 frosted bulbs will be banned in accordance with new EU guidelines on light sources because they are said give off less light than clear bulbs. however, according to the specifications of various manufacturers the difference, measured in lumens, is negligible or not existent. protect yourself from stupid rules, use the euro condom!

  • Oh! just found this, I think it answers all the above questions!
    [url=http://www.ledsmagazine.com/press/17785] EU DIRECTIVE ON LIGHT BULBS from LEDs magazine [/url]

    [url=http://www.juliettemerck.com/blog] juliettemerck.blog [/url]

    Juliette (again) says:
  • Wow, I didn’t know about this rule!
    It’s funny that all the energy efficient bulbs (fluorescent) are frosted.
    Love Ingo Maurer’s answer to it though, brilliant!
    I’ll definitely post it on my blog.
    Thank you!!!

    [url=http://www.juliettemerck.com/blog] juliettemerck.blog [/url]

    Juliette says:
  • luis,
    frosted bulbs gives the same light of clear bulbs,
    so it’s stupid to ban the frost bulbs first!!!!!

    fuckeurope says:
  • How could creativity exist in a world of global warming?

    stupid idea! =/

    Luis says:
  • this is not stupid

    pawel says:
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