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The 9-Volt Battery Light

 - Jul 22, 2007   Updated: Apr 12 2011
References: charlesandmarie
The designer of this simplistic lighting device is Richard Lawson. A group of LED lights (red and blue) mirrors the shape of its power-source, a 9-volt battery. This light found its way into production from the rantings and ravings of all who saw the prototype. And just when you think everything has been thought of...

Implications - The minimalist movement has taken over the design industry, with interior pieces getting smaller and smaller. Clean, sleek designs are attractive to consumers because they aren't fussy, and in the age of artificial intelligence, something that is straight to the point is much appreciated. The addition of bells and whistles is no longer attractive to the modern-day consumer.