The pollen lamp plays with reaction-diffusion at different scales to produce an organic effect. A simple sphere grows into a complex sculpted surface by layering reaction patterns at a micro and macro scale. The larger scale pattern creates the overall topography of the lamp while the smaller scale modulates the surface thickness to reveal a cellular texture when lit.
For this lamp, the patterns at both scales are cellular, however the surface is punctured only according to the disposition of the smaller scale. We were inspired by microscopic images of seeds where both the overall shape of the seed and the cells of which it is composed are visible.
The lamp plugs into the wall, and comes with an eco-friendly 3-watt LED light fixture with three bright Cree LED's that will last for 6 years of continuous use.
watch the video to see how we created the Seed Lamps