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A selection of our favourite, energy efficient, lighting designs.
Lighting up the dark
The MwangaBora solar lamp is more than just a light source; it empowers and liberates residents in rural African areas.
8 Apr 14
By the light of the jar
Have a bottle of sunshine with Consol's Solar Jar, a solar-powered light that combines energy efficiency with aesthetic pleasure.
18 Jun 12
Long life lamps
Front's light designs for Booo! Studio plays with the constantly changing nature of light.
27 Apr 12
Light by plastic
Plastic bottles, water and bleach are working to bring light into the lives of people living in a Manila slum.
5 Aug 11
Edward Chew’s gorgeous lighting designs use recycled Tetra Pak cartons.
21 Jun 11
Nicolas Roope's Plumen is coming to the creative rescue of low energy light bulbs.
19 Sep 10
A solar-powered streetlight project in Cambodia is helping to improve the country's image.
29 Aug 10
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