kyouei design: weight of the light lamp
kyouei design: weight of the light lamp
oct 21, 2011

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.

kyouei design: weight of the light lampstructure made of wood and steel 

kyouei design: weight of the light lampview from the top

kyouei design: weight of the light lamp 12 kg stone supporting 16 bags of light 

  • Stepping backwards into the cave…I get the concept, but the execution sucks…it’s not art, it not functional. it’s not even attractive…..what exactly is the point? Strike Three….!!!

  • wonderful idea!

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  • I totally agree with the previous – welding is really kind of an anticlimax.

  • Why couldn’t it be a real balance of weight? It’s welded at the top.


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