Wooden LED Light Bulb Achieves a Creative Blend of Traditional Craft Technique …
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Created using the Japanese ‘Rokuro’ technique, artist Ryosuke Fukusada’s wooden bulb is the winner of the Kyoto renaissance design competition. BulbAmerica believes that innovative designs like these represent the immense scope of technology and technique in the development of never-seen-before lighting fixtures.

Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) May 25, 2012

Designed by artist Ryosuke Fukusada, the wooden light bulb that hangs from the ceiling as an art piece achieves the mix of traditional craft technique and modern design perfectly. The wooden shells of these light bulbs have been created using the Japanese ‘Rokuro’ technique that gives an impression of solid wood radiating light. A recyclable aluminum socket completes the modern impression that the wooden bulbs create. Winner of the Kyoto renaissance design competition, this project that involves creating a wooden shell chipped to minimum thickness to enclose the LED device…………… continues on Albany Times Union

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Amid consumer dissatisfaction with CFLs, new LED options are being introduced.(Contributed photo)<p class=’dotPhoto’>All Chico E-R photos are available <a href=’http://chicoer.mycapture.com/’>here</a>.</p>

Energy-efficient lighting has been thrust under the microscope in recent years — and not because they’ve become a consumer darling. Compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) and light-emitting diode bulbs (LEDs) have both been criticized (and rightly so) for their high cost and shorter-than advertised lifespan. And CFLs have borne the heaviest brunt thanks to their below-average light quality and, of course, mercury.

As quickly as they came onto the energy-friendly scene, CFLs seem to be exiting stage left as the consumer’s favored alternative to the incandescent light bulb. That mantle may be getting passed to LEDs, and these may be the real deals.

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