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The in-ei Lampshade Collection by Issey Miyake is Sustainable and Stylish

By: Meghan Young - Published: • References: isseymiyake & hypebeast
The in-ei Lampshade collection may be stunning to look at, but there is a more powerful reason why customers will want to get there hands them. An eco-friendly alternative to traditional lampshades, they have been constructed out of a fibrous fabric derived from recycled plastic bottles.

Created by Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake for Italian lighting firm Artemide, the in-ei Lampshade collection was recently presented at the 2012 Milan Design Week. Folded into beautiful geometric shapes, the combination of form, function and sustainability makes these lighting accessories must-haves for the home. The minimalist color palette allows people to fully appreciate the complex shapes the lampshades take on. 'In-ei' means 'shadow,' 'nuance' and 'shade' in Japanese. Stats for Geometric Eco-Lighting Trending: Older & Average
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