Daisuke Hiraiwa used hundreds of toothpicks and glued them together on a flexible disc, allowing the owner to easily move the toothpicks around to create their own, unique style.
Hiraiwa's Stamen Chandeliers were recently debuted at ICFF 2009.
Implications - This unique lighting innovation is crafted from using unconventional sources that are eco-friendly. By creating lighting fixtures out of non-traditional items, designers are exposed to new ways to attract consumers and stay eco-friendly. Businesses and designers should look into building products that use nontraditional materials to attract the modern-day, eco-friendly consumer.