Dumpster Divers Turn Cardboard into Lighting (Video)



photo credit: Inhabitat, who did a much better job

It doesn't get much more TreeHugger than dumpster diving for used cardboard and turning it into very lovely pendant lamps, does it? Well, maybe they might not have incandescent bulbs in them, but Seth Grizzle isn't happy with the quality of the light from the alternatives. Seattle's Graypants laser cuts cardboard and glues the circles into cardboard for their Scrap Lights. We interviewed Seth at ICFF.
Film ends rather abruptly as camera runs out of batteries. Our apologies.

Seth and partner Jonathan Junker are architects. From their website:

They also like to use their hands, designing and building things like chairs and light fixtures. They first crossed paths at kent state university in cleveland, honing abilities to endure long winters and earning professional degrees in architecture + design. Now, eight years of collaboration and spirited adventure has landed them in seattle, where graypants, inc. was forged from a desire to make a difference through design.

More at Graypants.
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Tags: Architects | ICFF/ New York Design Week | Lighting | Seattle

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