patrick martinez: click immaterial lamp
patrick martinez: click immaterial lamp patrick martinez: click immaterial lamp
sep 29, 2011

patrick martinez: click immaterial lamp

‘click’ by patrick martinez all images courtesy of patrick martinezpatrick martinez has developed ‘click’, an immaterial lamp for vespoe. the computer program transforms screen savers into a whimsical light source which becomes an adapted form of the incandescent light bulb. once it is downloaded, the position of the lamp and the color can be personalized and created into the sequence at the desired speed, making the mood and atmosphere it emits completely customizable. for a preview, click here

example of color selection

example of color selection

purple lightbulb 

turquoise lightbulb 

black and white lightbulb

  • what a waste of energy. please just turn of your computer/monitor when it is not in use. safe money and the environment!

    cj says:
  • pretty cool actually.

    jj says:
  • ‘safe’ money! sure is, its free.

    mr says:

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