Gorgeous Energy-Absorbing Trap Light Never Needs to be Plugged In

By Editorial Staff in Amazing On 25th September 2015

#1 Milan designer created a one of a kind lamp that traps light and shares it later.

Dubbed the 'Trap Light', the cord- and battery-free lamp utilizes special photoluminescent pigments to scavenge "waste energy" from surrounding light sources such as CFL and LED bulbs. At night, the lamp springs to life with a soft, ambient glow.

#2 Completely cord and battery free, the Trap Light utilizes special pigments to absorb "waste energy" from other light sources.

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#4 More commonly known as photoluminesence, the process employs a substance that is able to absorb energy and then gradually release it as light.

The body of each lamp has been formed using the Murano glass blowing technique.

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#5 A thirty minute ‘charge’ of recycled light from a traditional incandescent or LED light bulb provides up to eight hours of clean, green lighting.

Hanging in groups they make a beautiful glowing night time arrangement.

#6 The close, hands-on approach allows the designers to embed photoluminescent pigments directly into the glass body of the lamp with ease.

#7 The lamps are made with very close attention to detail by the two designers.

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#8 If you're in Milan this week, be sure to swing by the Spazio Rossana Orlandi to get a first-hand look at this stunning design.

#9 Molding the glass lamp.

#10 Pouring the lamps.

#11 Adding the top enclosure.

#12 The lamps are then baked in the kilns.

#13 Creating a finished lamp is very time consuming and artistic as each has it's own distinct style.

#14 The finished lamps, hung and ready to "absorb' and 'trap' light for later use.

No plugs or wires, just using clean energy to light the way!