omer inbar: bug light
omer inbar: bug light
jul 13, 2012

omer inbar: bug light


‘bug light’ by omer inbar

israeli industrial designer omer inbar has created ‘bug light’, a desk lamp made of industrial parts and influenced by insect forms. the spider, ant and praying mantis work together to create a series, where each bug is packaged inside a cardboard box with  ‘breathing holes’, as if they were still alive. the addition of various bulbs give the lamps different personalities and characteristics, making it easy for the user to fully customize the lamp.

omer inbar: bug light

omer inbar: bug light they love to play together

omer inbar: bug light they love to play together

omer inbar: bug light cardboard box package with breathing holes, as if it were aliveomer inbar: bug light change his character 

omer inbar: bug light change his character 

omer inbar: bug light change his character 

omer inbar: bug light change his character 

omer inbar: bug light change his character 

omer inbar: bug light change his character 

omer inbar: bug light change his character

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  • Very witty! Best!!! says:
  • Yeah, there\’s a reason none of the lamps are turned on in the photos.

    There\’s also a reason lampshades were invented.

    jj says:
  • the last pic looks like it could fall down and shatter.
    hot and bare lamps are dangerous.
    and undiffused light hitting your face isnt fun either.
    doesnt look sturdy enough.

    SR says:
  • All the bulbs are 25W which means they provide soft lighting and doesn’t overheat.
    Anyway, The bulbs inside the original packages are the ones in the first pic…

    inbaros says:
  • very nicely done!

    luka says:
  • smart, imaginative, funny. great work!!!

    ehud oren says:
  • Where is the switch? How do people light up it?

    leoleroux says:
  • The on/off switch is connected to the middle of the electric cable

    inbaros says:
  • very original

    Rsous43 says:

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