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Inflatable Lighting Systems

Theo Moller's Inflatable Light Series Can Be Blown Up Like Balloons

— May 2, 2014 — Art & Design
In the creation of his BLOW lamp series, Theo Möller describes that it was his goal to "use the heat of bulbs to let a lamp fly." Although this sounds pretty ambitious, the unusually buoyant lighting system is simple, consisting of inflatable tubes and LED strips.

With polyethylene tubes acting like balloons, the lamps start as flattened rolls that can be blown up into floating light sources. The lights themselves come from small LED strips, which are placed so that there are no safety hazards. The light strips are nothing substantial, but the tubes have a metallic aluminium coating inside, which helps to amplify and reflect the light around a room.

Möller's range of BLOW lamps are available in lengths of up to 13', with the longest weighing in at just barely over a pound.
Trend Themes
1. Inflatable Lighting - The creation of inflatable lighting systems opens up opportunities for more creative and portable lighting designs.
2. LED Strip Lighting - Using LED strips in lighting systems can reduce energy consumption and offer unique lighting designs.
3. Lightweight Design - Lightweight materials and design can create new possibilities for portable lighting solutions.
Industry Implications
1. Event Services - Event planners and decorators can utilize inflatable lighting and LED strip lighting to create unique and stunning visuals while being easy to transport and set up.
2. Architecture and Design - Architects and designers can incorporate inflatable lighting and lightweight design into their projects to offer a more dynamic and flexible lighting solution for their clients.
3. Outdoor Recreation - The use of lightweight and portable inflatable lighting can enhance outdoor recreation experiences such as camping or nighttime festivals.
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