kyouei design: weight of the light lamp
‘weight of the light’ by kouichi okamoto for kyouei design all images courtesy of kyouei design
japanese product designer kouichi okamoto of kyouei design has created ‘weight of the light lamp’. to visually show the load of something usually considered weightless. light bulbs are placed into 16 nonflammable cloth bags. to counter the weight this creates, a stone is placed on the other side of a wooden and stainless steel balance. the lamp is on show at the annual design tide, in tokyo midtown hall, october 29th – november 3rd, 2011.
structure made of wood and steel
view from the top
12 kg stone supporting 16 bags of light
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