‘Character' Recycles Old Scraps Into Decorative Lights (UPDATE)

 - May 13, 2009   Updated: Mar 24 2011
References: character.fi
We recently brought you typography lamps, but check out this new gallery of LED lamps from the design company Character, from Finland. 

Character focuses on being eco-friendly, as they recycle old signs and logos, turning them into cool LED letter lamps.  

Check out the gallery for a more colorful perspective on decorative lights.

Implications - The revival of typography was fueled by consumers' focus on retro themes, signage and fashion. Recycling discarded letters from old signs into innovative interior lamps found an additional consumer base with the rise of environmentalism. By turning cast-off signs into crave-worthy interior accent pieces, these designers saved lamps from the landfill and reinvented them into typographical art.