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 is still under development.

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Brighten up a room with a new light fixture
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By Tom Phelan – ReminderNews
Featured Article – posted Thu., May. 24, 2012

The world of interior lighting seems to have exploded in the last decade. Gone are the days of choosing either incandescent bulbs or recessed florescent tubes. You can still have a surface-mounted ceiling fixture or a suspended unit, but the options have expanded considerably. Today the market focus on energy-efficient light bulbs, such as compact florescent lights (CFLs) and light-emitting diode (LED) lighting – and all the variations – just adds complexity to the decision-making process.

The good news is that what is behind the light fixture has not changed (although there are a few considerations I’ll discuss later). That makes it easy to opt for new designs and more variety. Whether you stay with standard wall switches or enhance the room’s ambiance with dimmer switches, the installation uses standard wiring, so all of the techniques and principles are the same.

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