Watch These Lights Bloom Like Flowers

Watch These Lights Bloom Like Flowers

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Tara Bellucci
Mar 17, 2015
(Image credit: Shylight)

Flowers that use nyctinasty, the act of opening and closing for energy or defense purposes, inspired Studio DRIFT to design the Shylight. The fixture opens during a 30-foot fall, mimicking a blooming flower or deploying parachute. They can be seen in person at Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam.

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