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Stunning Chandelier Features Dandelion-Encased LEDs | Inhabitat – Green Design Will Save the World

Have I shared this yet? No? Well darn, I should have a loooong time ago, so I will do so now! Presenting: an LED chandelier incorporating dandelion fluff!

At one time or another, many of use can recall plucking a dandelion from the Earth and blowing its delicate florets to the wind with a wish in mind. Enchanted by this wonder-filled aesthetic and slight physical nature, designers Ralph Nauta and Lonneke Gordijn took hundreds of dandelion seed heads and created a new natural wonder. Dubbed the Fragile Future III, this stunning chandelier tells the story of the amalgamation of nature and technology within a compact network of metal squares encasing LED lights encircled by tiny dandelion clouds. Read on to discover more about the painstaking craft of this gorgeous constellation.

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Beth Kelley is a writer and researcher with an overall interest in how people engage with and are impacted by their environments and vice versa. This has manifested itself in many ways, by looking at creativity, playful spaces and environmental enrichment, sustainability, design research, and integrative and collaborative models of learning such as through play and hands-on learning.

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