vivien muller imitates pot plant in solar-powered electree mini vivien muller imitates pot plant in solar-powered electree mini
may 15, 2014

vivien muller imitates pot plant in solar-powered electree mini

vivien muller imitates pot plant in solar-powered electree mini
all images courtesy of vivien muller




the ‘electree mini’ conceived by french designer vivien muller is based on the form of a japanese bonsai tree and fractal patterns found in nature. imitating a potted plant, the structure provides solar-power to environments typically devoid of renewable energy. the device has flexible leaves made from photovoltaic panels that can be orientated to optimize its exposure. rechargeable batteries are used to help store power, and clip-in modules are also integrated, turning it into a color changing light and USB charging station.



‘electree mini’
video courtesy of vivien muller


electree mini + USB


electree mini + LED




the solar-powered electree mini



‘electree mini & vivien muller’
video courtesy of vivien muller



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