Euro Condom - Ingo Maurer

Posted Thursday, May 14, 2009 by SixSevenEightNine in Labels:

Problem solved with euro condom.

Some thinks Europe's banning of the frosted incandescent bulbs this September is going save the world from global warming; others think its just a symbolic gesture that yields nominal effect. German lighting designer Ingo Maurer design of Euro Condom clearly puts him in the latter camp. The thin, heat-resistant silicone cover over the clear incandescent bulbs which is not affected by the new guideline to create a, you guessed it, a frosted incandescent bulbs. While we would not be drawn into the debate of the sensibility of the new ruling, we think more than one good thing came out of it. The furoe has placed energy efficiency into the spotlight and made designers more critical of the issue. Plus we get this clever little product which shows us how design could get

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