The 'Grow It Yourself' Lamp Kit Lets Users Make a Mushroom Lamp Shade

 - Oct 4, 2017
References: kickstarter & wired
This intriguing DIY lamp kit enables consumers to grow a gorgeous lamp shade, using mushroom substrate, water and flour.

This project is ideal for users of all experience levels and ages, as the mushroom mycelium used for the mold comes from the root, meaning it's guaranteed to grow, whether or not the individual has a green thumb. Once placed in the mold, users simply add a small amount of tap water and flour, before the design is ready to be baked in the oven.

The result, is a creative eco-friendly DIY lamp kit that comes complete with a base and a pendant to hang the design on. This product encourages creative interior design, while serving as an example of eco-friendly product development.